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slides: Peacock In The Park Takes Center Stage At The Rose Garden

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

 

Peacock in the Park

Carlos Ramirez Quezada officiated the wedding of Dwayne Witzel and Greg Baumgardner during Peacock in the Park. Photo by Byron Beck.

Peacock in the Park went full bloom this weekend at Portland’s Rose Garden.

Once again, Peacock in the Park took center stage at the Washington Park amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the Rose Garden for this annual fundraiser for the Audra M Edwards scholarship fund.  The performances that took place onstage rivaled the surrounding roses in terms of vibrant colors and sheer audacity.

See Peacock in the Park Highlights in the Slides Below 

Co-hosted by Poison Waters and Maria Peters Lake, the free event featured features performances by local legends like Monica Boulevard, Bolivia Carmichael and the one and only Darcelle XV. There were also plenty of non-lip-synched live performances by several up and coming Portland artists.

And in a complete surprise to everyone but one of the grooms, Dwayne Witzel (aka drag performer Lotta Liquor) proposed and married his longtime partner Greg Baumgardner during his performance at Peacock. Not a dry eye was in the park following that particular performance/ceremony officiated by Carlos Ramirez Quezada (aka Meesha Peru). 

Many wondered how Peacock would top its triumphant return to the park in 2014. With rolling skating drag queens, Broadway-worthy productions and a real, live wedding there was no doubt in any one’s mind that Peacock was once again an event unlike anything else in Portland.

 

Related Slideshow: Peacock In The Park Takes Center Stage At The Rose Garden

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

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Peacock co-hostess Poison Waters 

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Peacock supporters Robert Goman and Michael Sorensen

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Quinton Hawks and Mike Sauer

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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A large crowd gathered for Peacock at Washington Park 

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Peacock in the Park 

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Corey and Michael at Peacock 

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Scott Lansing and Sean Mackey at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Co-hostess Maria Peters Lake performs at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Peacock in the Park 

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Bolivia Carmichael backstage at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Bolivia Carmichael performs at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Jeremy Neel at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Rasha Pecoraro performs at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Darcelle XV performs at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Scott and Sean at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Project Runway winner Michelle Lesniak at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Poison Waters and Hugo at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Peacock in the Park

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Peacock in the Park

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Peacock co-hostess Poison and Maria

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Peacock co-hostesses Maria and Poison

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Stephen Cassell and Eric Zimmerman at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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One of several Peacock after parties was held at Scandal's 

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Live 95.5's Ice and Huggy at Peacock in the Park

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Mike Marshall and Rasha Pecoraro at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

Prev Next

Carlos Ramirez Quezada at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

Prev Next

Lila, Poison and Hugo at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Carlos Ramirez Quezada officiated the wedding of Dwayne Witzel and Greg Baumgardner during Peacock in the Park

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

Prev Next

Poison and Maria perform at Peacock

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

Prev Next

Darcelle XV backstage at Peacock in the Park

Peacock In The Park commanded center stage at the Washington Park Amphitheater on Sunday afternoon, attracting thousands to the family friendly drag show that included elaborate performances by local drag divas, live performances by some  of Portland top artists and a real-live flash wedding.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

 
 

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