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Thorgy Thor takes over the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Thorgy Thor and the “Thorchestra” performed at Heinz Hall on June 27.

By Elizabeth Martinson, Staff Writer

July 9, 2019

Synesthesia is a neurological trait that causes people to experience one stimulus in multiple ways — for example, someone sees specific colors upon hearing a specific sound. Thorgy Thor, a Brooklyn-based drag queen, doesn’t have synesthesia, but she did incorporate a pseudo-experiment based around it as part of her Pittsburgh show.

Drag queens and kings strut past boundaries

Drag queen Alexa Killer performs to “It’s Raining Men” at Friday’s Rainbow Alliance Drag Show. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

Performers lip-synched, danced and seductively plucked money from people’s hands with their mouths while pop song remixes played in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room Friday evening. “Drag is about pushing boundaries,” the emcee for the first half of the night, drag queen Anne T. Christ, ...

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