And welcome, gays and gay-adjacents, to this miraculous little swath of unbridled celebration that all we queer kids like to call "Pride Month." The whole damn month! Prepare yourself to be covered in drag queens. Now that Drag Race has packed it in for the season, you might find it reasonable to assume that there is going to be a lot less drag in our lives from here on out. WELL, JUST STOP ASSUMING THAT RIGHT NOW, Wrongy McWrongfaceson. No such thing, Miss Thang! Seattle has more drag queens than Starbucks employees—that's just a stone-cold fact—and they are going to be all over Pride like crabs on your college boyfriend. It begins tonight with the second annual the Face—Le Faux at Julia's amateur drag competition, "in search of the next Le Faux celebrity illusionist"! This will be happening every Thursday until Pride. The contest is judged by Le Faux mastermind Eladio Preciado, Victor Nguyen, and a rotating cast of guest judges who will offer insight, give advice, and read these byatches to filth. As they say. And the winner? He and/or she (yes, the competition is open to females who were born that way) will be mentored by some fabulous and seasoned drag artists (Freya Love, for one, and the amazing Kristy Champagne, for two) into Le Faux's newest celebrity impersonator! Julia's on Broadway, 8 pm, free, all ages.

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