June 14, 2019 at 9:44 am EDT | by Philip Van Slooten
Mayor’s event showcases queer talent
District of Pride, gay news, Washington Blade

Be Steadwell will be at the District of Pride event June 22. (Photo courtesy of Steadwell)

Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs and Capital Pride will host the second annual District of Pride Saturday, June 22 from 7-10 p.m. at the Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St., N.W.). 

This event will feature queer artists from the District and showcase queer performance art. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8. Regie Cabico, a gay Filipino American poet and spoken word artist who has been featured on two seasons of Def Poetry Jam and has been called the “Lady Gaga of spoken word,” will host. Performers include Be Steadwell, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, Batala, Venus Thrash, Magic Dyke+Vagenesis, Tezrah and many more. There will also be a special appearance by Rayceen Pendarvis of “The Ask Rayceen show.”

Tickets are free but registration is required at eventbrite.com. District of Pride is open to all ages, but will include some adult content. 

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