Takeover Grand Strand heads up to Conway, S.C., to see 'Illusions on Main Street.'

Takeover heads north

CONWAY, S.C. — Takeover Grand Strand will take their group on the road on March 13 when they visit “Illusions On Main Street” at Theatre of the Republic, 337 Main St.

The show starts at 3 p.m. and includes the talents of celebrity impersonator Michael L. Waters as Dame Edna, along with Leah Halston, Judy Simmons, Roxy LaRouge and The Real Housewives of Myrtle Beach.

Tickets are $20 and are available online.

info: takeovergrandstrand.com. theatreoftherepublic.com.

Coastal org goes orange

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston Pride will “Paint the Town Orange” on March 29, 9:30 p.m., at Tabbuli Grill, 6 N. Market St.

The Pride Emperor Chaz Striker and Empress Justine van de Blair will be on hand featuring a lineup of favorite drag queen performers during the fundraising event, including Symone N. O’Bishop, Jaisee Alexander, Desiree Valentino, Demi Valentino, Mercy Madison and Venus Alexander.

The organization is painting Charleston with all the colors of the rainbow leading up to its Pride celebration from Aug. 6-14.

info: charlestonpride.org.

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Lainey Millen

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