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Utica draws a crowd in homecoming at the Rochester Art Center

Hundreds greet Southeast Minnesota native Ethan Mundt, who opened an exhibit of his drag garments and designs at the Rochester Art Center on Saturday.

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Ethan Mundt, who competed in his drag persona, "Utica Queen," in “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” attending the opening of an exhibit of his drag garments at the Rochester Art Center Saturday. Mundt, a native of Utica, Minnesota, performed and greeted many of the approximately 500 attendees in the gallery displaying his garments and designs. Utica was also joined by fellow "Drag Race" contestant, Joey Jay. Sidonia Dudval, Allota Shots, and Jayda Clyne of the Rochester Girls Inc. drag club also performed at the opening. John Molseed / Post Bulletin
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Ethan Mundt, who competed as his drag persona, "Utica Queen," in “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” attended the opening of an exhibit of his drag garments Saturday at the Rochester Art Center.

Mundt, a native of Utica, Minnesota, performed and greeted many of the approximately 500 attendees in the gallery displaying his garments and designs.

Utica was also joined by fellow "Drag Race" contestant Joey Jay. Sidonia Dudval, Allota Shots and Jayda Clyne of the Rochester Girls Inc. drag club also performed at the opening.

If you go

What: "Homecoming Queen"

When: Runs through April 3. The art center is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

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Where: Rochester Art Center, 30 Civic Center Drive SE

Cost: $5 admission for adults, free for members and visitors younger than 21.

Related Topics: ARTROCHESTER
John Molseed joined the Post Bulletin in 2018. He covers arts, culture, entertainment, nature and other fun stories he's surprised he gets paid to cover. When he's not writing articles about Southeast Minnesota artists and musicians, he's either picking banjo, brewing beer, biking or looking for other hobbies that begin with the letter "b." Readers can reach John at 507-285-7713 or jmolseed@postbulletin.com.
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