GAPA RUNWAY 30: Quest for the Pearl

Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018
Time: 7 - 10PM
Location: Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
Tickets: www.cityboxoffice.com/gapa

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Yo ho ho! One score and nine years ago the first GAPA Royalty was crowned in 1988. Join us this year on Saturday, August 25th, 2018 for San Francisco's most popular annual pageant that celebrates the gaysian community for our thirtieth anniversary! Many will walk the plank, but the final two candidates will become the next Mister and Miss GAPA!

Hosted by Miss GAPA 2012 Jezebel Patel and Mister GAPA 2013 Sir Whitney Queers (Nguyen Pham), the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation presents Runway XXX: Quest for The Pearl. The Annual GAPA Runway Pageant sets sail in search for the next GAPA Royals. Join us for a night you won’t forget!


ABOUT GAPA RUNWAY

GAPA Runway is our annual drag show / performance / entertainment extravaganza. During the show, contestants battle it out through rounds of fashion, talent, and Q&A before a panel of API/LGBTQ community leader judges. At the end of the show, a new reigning Mr. GAPA and Miss GAPA are crowned. These two will play a key role as GAPA representatives in local and GAPA-sponsored events. 

GAPA Royalty - List of previous Runway winners:

1988  -  Gypsy Rose Lew
1989  -  Rey Nazareno & Nitara Shrinkapabulaya
1990  -  Soni Garde & Lia Tom Kwan
1991  -  Jeff Andres & Annn Judah
1992  -  Gene Flores & Maria Imelda Marcosa
1993  -  Robert T. Bernardo & Viktoria La Voovah
1994  -  Joey Pineda & Barbarella
1995  -  Esmeraldo Esposo & Maxxine
1996  -  Cesar Cadabes & E. Long
1997  -  Noel Talens & Cookie Wong
1998  -  Alan Quismorio & Stickeee!
1999  -  Mark Da Boto & Holly Peño
2000  -  Ed Tepporn & Chi Chi La Woo
2001  -  Man Ong & Eryka Ameryka
2002  -  Ako Ito & Dawn Avanuday
2003  -  Bobalicious & Pussy Catwalk
2004  -  Christian & Trixie
2005  -  Wilson & Monica Spears
2006  -  AstroStud & Cinderella
2007  -  Katu Tuboh & Buka Kay
2008  -  Saketumi & Ethni Cali
2009  -  Eric & Beyonsoy
2010  -  Ben & Doncha
2011  -  Mike Nguyen & Lychee Minnelli
2012  -  Jethro & Jezebel Patel
2013  -  Sir Whitney Queers & Khmera Rouge
2014  -  Franz & Brenda Dong
2015  -  Dez Kwok & D’Lady Ito
2016  -  Jeffry Arcam & Juicy Liu
2017  -  Danny Chung, Ehra Amaya & Mimi Osa

And more to come!