6TH ANNUAL NEW YORK LIVE ARTS PRIDE: THE HOUSE PARTY
Presale $30-40; $50 at door
MARKETPLACE FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC
Live Arts’ Pride: The House Party epic celebration embodies and honors the historical importance and unwavering power of houses, collectives, and chosen family in LGBTQIA culture. Both legendary and young families from NYC’s queer nightlife and art scene come together under one roof to serve up the city’s most colorful and fierce performance, music, queer marketplace, installations and more for a multi-space, nonstop celebration for the ages.
Live Arts Pride is dedicated to and in honor of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company Co-founder, Arnie Zane. Donations can be made to New York Live Arts in Zane’s name.
Live Arts Pride 2023
Legends of Drag: Queens of a Certain Age
On view June 16 – August 2023
Live Arts Ford Foundation Live Gallery & Live Gallery Cafe
Free and Open to the Public
THE HOUSE PARTY & QUEER MARKETPLACE
Sunday June 25, 2:00-7:00pm
For the main event on Sunday, June 25th, Live Arts warmly welcomes the ingenious collectives Body Hack, Double Dutch Dreamz Jumping for Justice, Legends of Drag, and Yas Mama to activate all Live Arts spaces including the lobby, studios, and main stage theater. These expressive, loving families share their distinct voices in back-to-back sets featuring a mix of jumping rope, music, drag, and more.
Double Dutch Dreamz is an intergenerational program committed to preserving time honored traditions of jumping ropes, offering workshops throughout the day. Joined by Brooklyn drag icon Miz Jade on music, participants can show off their skills and/or learn double dutch by signing up for workshops in person on the day of the event.
BODY HACK is a mutual care resource and international fundraising collective for and by trans and queer people of color. They host a happy hour and afterparty for trans, non-binary cuties, and the “squirrels that love them”. Featuring ARCHANGEL, CISNE, NYMPH, and :3LON.
Legends of Drag will feature NYC-based legacy drag queens Princess Diandra and Simone and Miami-based DJ Adora. Yas Mama is Brooklyn’s queerest LatinX party featuring multidisciplinary artists focused on bringing latin sounds to the forefront. It will be represented by house mother Chata and members Hannah Lou, Lady Quesadilla, and The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Season 4 star La Zavaleta.
This year’s expanded Queer Marketplace will activate Live Arts’ studios featuring fashions, makeup, jewelry, herbs, and more by local queer designers like Valentine Amartey, BoiPKG, Callen-Lorde COIN Clinic, JR Ceramics, Trans Equity Consulting, Made by AO, Legends of Drag, Jos Hurt, Voxigma Lo, Triple T-Shirts by Beau McCall, Zach Thompson Art, and more to be announced! Music by Hair Stylist/Actress/Model, DJ Zenobia!
MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!
Live Arts Pride 2022 is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. All tickets include complimentary cocktails by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Additional support provided by Brooklyn Brewery, BKE Kombucha and Van Leeuwen Ice Cream. Come early for complimentary small bites presented by innovative food artisans BITE NYC.