The DFW Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have announced the upcoming canonization of longtime Gayborhood treasure Edna Jean Robinson (a.k.a.
Richard D. Curtain) as Saint Anna Bortion. The canonization will take place at Alexandre’s Bar, 4026 Cedar Springs Road, at 9:30 p.m.
on Saturday Feb. 18. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. While perhaps best known as his larger-than-life drag persona Edna Jean Robinson, Curtain is also an accomplished actor, singer, activist and fundraiser.
The announcement for the canonization notes, “Having been a performer for all his life, Richard is a remarkable talent whose prolific creations and contributions include” the Edna Jean and Pitiful Show TV show; music videos for Shopping, Boobs for Christmas, Fred is Dead and Say That We’re Sweethearts Again; host of the talk show Just keep breathing; acting on stage as Annelle in an all-male production of Steel Magnolias and as Greta in Brent; emcee for the Black Tie Dinner; host of the Voice of Pride competition; producer of the short film Harvey and Peter; big screen roles in Business Women, Ticked off Trannies with Knives, Mangus!