Heklina of Trannyshack SF

Born in Minneapolis, raised in Upstate New York, Massachusetts and Iceland and now she is the Queen of San Francisco.  Meet Heklina. : SF’s infamous drag performer and creator of the legendary Trannyshack and the unforgettable (and The Social Life favorite) Daytime Realness.

For over 12 years, Heklina has brought audiences together for Trannyshack.  The night incorporates drag talent and performance art from the delightful to the shocking.  Out Magazine named it one of the Top 10 reasons to move to San Francisco, something we could not agree with more.  At this current moment in time, Heklina is taking a bit of a hiatus from Trannyshack to focus on her theatre shows.

  Starting on December 6, Heklina’s holiday theatre project, Golden Girls will be playing all month long at the Victoria Theatre.  Tickets can be purchased online.  This show is not to be missed!  We’ll be sitting front row.

We’ll see the return of Trannyshack in February of 2012, kicking off with their STAR SEARCH SHOW.  Shortly afterward a new season of Daytime Realness will be back in March.  Get ready for 2013 folks; Heklina will be giving it to us all year long.

HEKLINA’S PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

INSPIRED BY: David Bowie

“He’s one of the most amazing people to have ever walked the planet” 

PLACE TO EAT IN SAN FRANCISCO: Tommy’s Joynt 

PLACES TO GRAB A DRINK IN SAN FRANCISCO: Starbucks

“I don’t drink alchohol!” (Side note: We ran into Heklina at Starbucks last weekend.  How perfect!)

PLACE TO SHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO: The Mission District

LATEST FAVORITE PURCHASE: Jewelry from Marianne’s in Palm Springs

“Cobweb earrings for the next time I want to go Goth and a great bat ring as a gift for Peaches Christ”

Photo Credits: Tranny ShackMarianna of Palm Springs, Last FM, Starbucks, IneTours, Helkina’s Facebook

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admin November 26, 2012 San Francisco