Reykjavík Events: Patriotic Drag Shows, Dream Island Release & Harbinger's New Exhibit - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Reykjavík Events: Patriotic Drag Shows, Dream Island Release & Harbinger’s New Exhibit

Reykjavík Events: Patriotic Drag Shows, Dream Island Release & Harbinger’s New Exhibit

Published June 7, 2019

Summer has arrived and we are brimming with excitement. Prepare for some of the best weather Reykjavík has seen with these not-to-miss events.

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Friday, June 7th
Drag-Súgur: Motherland!
21:00 – Gaukurinn – 2,500 ISK
Donald Trump doesn’t have to be the only one who gets to meet a Queen this week. Head to Gaukurinn on Friday to see the astonishingly fabulous Gógó Starr host a special Icelandic-themed edition of Drag-Súgur, Reykjavík’s premier drag show. Last year Gógó led the official Independence Day parade as ‘Fjallkonan,’ Iceland’s national mother figure. If previous form is anything to go by, then this year’s interpretation will only be more extravagant. Expect glamour, glitter and a glut of civic pride.

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Saturday, June 8th
Dream Island Release Party
20:00 – Studio Sól – Free!
Dream Island is a new publication that explores the themes of belonging, alienation, freedom, chaos, dreams, and the dark. Whatever the meanings or connotations, Dream Island is a place to which we can all belong. Come celebrate the release of their first issue. Free entry!

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Sunday, June 9th
The one and only body of The Hum & Lego Flamb
Until June 21st – 14:00-17:00 – Harbinger
Using voice, storytelling, music, images and material traces, Bergur Thomas Anderson’s exhibition looks at the dynamics of visibility and performance. Look out for textiles, workshops, performances and the profoundly enigmatic Lego Flamb.

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