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Photos: Mister Iowa City Pageant at Trumpet Blossom Cafe

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Haus of Eden drag troupe member, Hollywood Hope, accepts donations at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Haus of Eden drag troupe member, Hollywood Hope, accepts donations at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

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Haus of Eden drag troupe member, Hollywood Hope, accepts donations at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)


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Edward Scissor prepares for their routine during the Mister Iowa City Pageant at Trumpet Blossom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was hosted by Lesbians of Iowa as well as Iowa City Pride. In all, seven contestants performed drag routines with seven judges rating performances. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Co-Founder of IC Kings, Frankie D. Lover, goes over the event schedule while host Rosie Riot addresses the audience at Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Edward Scissor, Ginger the Kid, and Tim Sational at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The Mister Iowa City contest was their first drag performance. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Contestants of the Mister Iowa City Pageant prepare for the results of the competition backstage at Trumpet Blossom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was hosted by Lesbians of Iowa as well as Iowa City Pride. In all, seven contestants performed drag routines with seven judges rating performances. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

ABEL Justice shows off part of their ensemble between routines during the Mister Iowa City Pageant at Trumpet Blossom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was hosted by Lesbians of Iowa as well as Iowa City Pride. In all, seven contestants performed drag routines with seven judges rating performances. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

ABEL Justice relaxes in a makeshift prep-room at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

ABEL Justice copes with some stagefright before their performance at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

LongJohn Lennon heads for the stage at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

ABEL Justice takes tips during their performance at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Ernest Heminggay performs a routine to the tune of Stroke by Billy Squier during the Mister Iowa City Pageant at Trumpet Blossom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was hosted by Lesbians of Iowa as well as Iowa City Pride. In all, seven contestants performed drag routines with seven judges rating performances. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

ABEL Justice performs a routine to the tune of 1985 by Bowling for Soup during the Mister Iowa City Pageant at Trumpet Blossom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was hosted by Lesbians of Iowa as well as Iowa City Pride. In all, seven contestants performed drag routines with seven judges rating performances. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

LongJohn Lennon performs a routine to the tune of MP3 by Sgt. Pepper during the Mister Iowa City Pageant at Trumpet Blossom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was hosted by Lesbians of Iowa as well as Iowa City Pride. In all, seven contestants performed drag routines with seven judges rating performances. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Performer Ronnie Belle dances for the IC Kings drag troupe at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Rosie Riot hosts the event with the help of Boi George at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Haus of Eden drag troupe member, Hollywood Hope, accepts donations at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for Iowa City's annual pride week celebration. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Members of the crowd vote on their favorite performance during the Mister Iowa City Pageant at Trumpet Blossom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was hosted by Lesbians of Iowa as well as Iowa City Pride. In all, seven contestants performed drag routines with seven judges rating performances. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Judges score contestant performances during the Mister Iowa City Pageant at Trumpet Blossom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The event was hosted by Lesbians of Iowa as well as Iowa City Pride. In all, seven contestants performed drag routines with seven judges rating performances. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

ABEL Justice takes first at the Mister Iowa City contest at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 20, 2018. The first and second place contestants were given performance slots for another show that night at Studio 13. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

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