It's a balmy Wednesday night on Church Street, all flippy skirts and slow jazz, when "Miss Hedwig" descends on 1/2. "She" ascends, actually, to the Burlington bar's tiny stage, inquiring with indomitable Euro-disdain, "Why do they call it the 1/2 Bar? Maybe because it's only comfortable for pint-sized people."
At six foot five -- plus platform shoes -- the East German artist formerly known as Hansel doesn't exactly fit in that category. The patrons, innocently sipping their mojitos, soon discover that her emotional presence is bigger still.... Read more
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