Kinsey Sicks Dragapella group to visit FHSU

The Kinsey Sicks singing group will visit the Fort Hays State University campus at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 in the Memorial Union Ballroom, performing their show "Electile Dysfunction." They will discuss the presidential election using parodies on songs and satire. FHSU's Gay Straight Alliance and the Diversity Affairs Office are sponsoring this event.

"We want to show the students another dimension of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community," George Jackson III, coordinator of Diversity Affairs, said about the show.

The Dragapella group, formed in 1993, has had a varied performance record including an Off-Broadway show in 2001, an extended run at the Las Vegas Hilton in 2006, and has produced seven albums. They have appeared thoughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia.

Their Off-Broadway show, "DRAGAPELLA! Starring the Kinsey Sicks" was nominated for a Lucille Lortel award (the Off-Broadway Tony) as Best Musical and a Drama Desk Best Lyrics award. They are featured in a concert film, "I Wanna Be a Republican," and the documentary "Almost Infamous," which chronicles the groups Las Vegas run.

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