In Loving Memory of Venus Xtravaganza

Venus Xtravaganza
Venus Xtravaganza

Venus Xtravaganza, perhaps best known for being featured in the 1990 documentary film Paris is Burning, was an entertainer out of New York, New York where she was a member of the House of Xtravaganza which she joined in 1983.

Venus was regularly featured at Capri Nightclub and Escuelita in New York.  Involved in the drag ball scene, Venus competed in such categories as S&M Bad Girls, Shopping on Fifth Avenue Realness and High Fashion Evening Wear.

Venus was sadly murdered in December of 1988. We salute the artistry that was Venus Xtravaganza.

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