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QP@QD: Drae Campbell Hosts a Queer Pride Party at Queer Division

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Event:
QP@QD: Drae Campbell Hosts a Queer Pride Party at Queer Division
Start:
June 29, 2014 4:00 PM
End:
June 29, 2014 10:00 PM
Cost:
Option 1: $20 (includes unlimited drinks: mimosas, beer, wine) OR Option 2: $5 suggested donation (drinks available at cash bar, $5 each) Both options guarantee you hours of entertainment in a queer oasis!
Organizer:
Greg
Phone:
646 457 0859
contact@bgsqd.com
Updated:
June 11, 2014
Venue:
Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone:
646 457 0859
Address:
Google Map
83A Hester St., New York, NY, 10002, United States
QP at QD 500

Tired of the crowds and corporate-sponsored floats at the Pride March? Come celebrate Pride on the Lower East Side at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division! Join Mistress of Ceremonies Drae Campbell and a smart and sexy crew of performers for a day of festivities surrounded by a stimulating array of queer books, zines, and art works.

 

Featuring performances by:

Kaitlyn Holland

Lady Quesa’Dilla

Shane Shane

Max Steele

Elsa Waithe
 
Who thrives 500

At 4 PMHanna Exel of the Queer Crisis Collective will be discussing the rainbow flag intervention that is based at the Bureau this week. For more info visit
 
www.queercrisis.tumblr.com
 
and http://helixqpn.tumblr.com/collectives.
 
Stickers of the flag are available at the Bureau with a purchase
 
 
How Much?

Option 1: $20 (includes unlimited drinks: mimosas, beer, wine)

OR

Option 2: $5 suggested donation (drinks available at cash bar, $5 each)
Both options guarantee you hours of entertainment in a queer oasis!

 

The Bureau is up 10 stairs and is not wheelchair accessible. We are happy to provide assistance to anyone who requests it–please contact us in advance at contact@bgsqd.com.

A gender-neutral bathroom is available at the Bureau.

 

Drae Campbell

Drae Campbell is a writer, actor, director, story teller, dancer, and nightlife emcee. Besides winning the 2011 Miss LEZ title, Drae has been featured on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and on stages all over NYC. Drae’s directing work has appeared in Iceland, NYC, Budapest and in the San Francisco Fringe Festival. The short film Drae wrote and starred in, YOU MOVE ME won the Audience Award for Outstanding Narrative Short at OUTFEST 2010 and has been shown in fesivals globally. Drae was dubbed “the next lezzie comedian on the block” by AfterEllen.com for her comedic stylings on the interwebs. Campbell throws a monthly party in Brooklyn called PRIME. Check her out online and around town. www.draecampbell.com

 

 

Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Holland is toy designer/lesbian comedian that can be spotted around the bushwick comedy scene. She’s throwing a benefit comedy show for breast cancer on june 24 at 8pm, The Titacular Extravaganza. Tickets are only 10 dollars and all proceeds go to the avon walk for breast cancer. She would love to see you all come.

 

 

Lady Quesa

Lady Quesa’Dilla AKA Alejandro Rodríguez– Alejandro is a native Tejan@ from the El Paso and Ciudad Juárez border. Their work is at the intersection of cultural identity, drag, and community. “The Brown Queen,” an autobiographical solo performance about growing up queer in the southwest, premiered at HERE Arts Center in the spring of 2010. Most recent solo performances include “My Tia Lupe” and “The Faggot in the Pink House”. He has performed in New York City, El Paso, Texas, and Chiapas, Mexico. Alejandro is a member of The  House of Bushwig, as Lady Quesa’Dilla, duties include Volunteer Coordinator for the annual Bushwig Festival.

Alejandro can also be found as an Information and Referral Specialist at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center in Manhattan; and as a Teaching Artist in The Bronx and Brooklyn.

Alejandro holds a BA in Theater from Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, and a MA in Performance Studies from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and is an alum from The Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics. Resides in Brooklyn.

 

 

Shane Shane

Shane Shane is the gay dance music project of Shane O’Neill.  He tours constantly and has shared the stage with such acts as Kool KeithHar Mar Superstar, and Big Freedia.

He also plays in a band called Screamin’ Cyn Cyn & The Pons and occasionally does drag under the name Anita Lane Bryant.

He recently moved to Brooklyn where he likes to sew hideous costumes and eat mayonnaise-based salads.

He has a cat named Wanda and is so totally super gay.

 

 

Max Steele

Max Steele is a performer and writer living in Brooklyn. He has presented work at Dixon Place, the New Museum, Deitch Projects, BAM, Joe’s Pub, Envoy Enterprises, PPOW Gallery, UPenn’s Kelly Writers’ House, the Afterglow Festival and the Queens Museum of Art. He writes the psychedelic porno poetry zine Scorcher, and his writing has been featured in Dossier Journal, Spank, East Village Boys, Birdsong, Vice, Noisey, and Best Gay Stories 2014. He has been an Artist in Residence at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange since 2012.

 

Elsa

Elsa Waithe is a 26 year old comedian from Norfolk, Va. She’s a 3x winner of the ViRginia Beach Funnybone’s Clash of the Comics. Comedian, Actor, Motivational Speaker, Epicenter of every awesome party, and Inventor of the Nike Swoosh.

 

 

 

 

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