New York Live Arts and Brooklyn Academy of Music unite their respective annual Pride programs in an online streaming event The House Party with Everybooty. The Pride 2020 event features a multitude of singular artists and collectives performing in drag, dance, song, storytelling, video collages, and more! Hosted by Andre J, Tyler Ashley (“The Dauphine of Bushwick”), and Raja Feather Kelly.
Participating artists: icon Bill T. Jones; queer performance artist Migguel Anggelo; electro-funk duo The Illustrious Blacks (above pic); Untitled Queen for Bubble_T; the all-female sound system Gyal Tings; Overall Mother Summer LaBeija & Gulf Coast Mother Coco LaBeija for the House of LaBeija; West Dakota and Juku for OOPS!; Oscar Nñ for Papi Juice; Viva Ruiz and Martine Gutierrez for RAGGA NYC Collective; the Brooklyn drag collective Switch N’ Play; and more.
All donations raised will be split between three organizations: Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, SAGE-GRIOT Center of Brooklyn, and Black Trans Femmes in the Arts Collective. The House Party with Everybooty streams Saturday, June 27, 2020, 8pm EDT on livestream.com and will be accessible on NewYorkLiveArts.org and BAM.org. (above pic by Dave Jeffers, graphics by Bob Bottle)