NO CRUISING: The Happy Organ
Turn a look and glam it up with a late night rager celebrating solidarity, love, and resistance in their most fabulous of forms. The Happy Organ kicks off with a drag cabaret hosted by Miss Barbie-Q at 9:30PM and featuring performances by Queen of Angels, Page Person, and Klaus. The festivities continue until morning with Kim Anh’s Clit Club, featuring DJ sets by Deezy, Dorian Electra, and Kim Anh.
8:30PM - Doors
9:30PM – Drag Cabaret hosted by Miss Barbie-Q
10:30PM – Dancing
Daniel Crook Dare Williams Dave July
Marval A Rex
Shae von Losch
Vegan donuts provided by Donut Farm LA
Advanced Tickets: $10-20 sliding scale, Trans/GNC/POC: $5-10 sliding scale, Unsheltered Folx: Free
Door Tickets: $15-20 sliding scale, Trans/GNC/POC: $5-10 sliding scale, Unsheltered Folx: Free
The Happy Organ is part of our NO CRUISING program, at NAVEL from May 16–18. A portion of this event’s proceeds will be donated to the California Coalition for Women Prisoners’s #MeTooBehindBars initiative.
Miss Barbie-Q has been in entertainment for over two decades and identifies as a Trans Femme NB GNC, bringing more visibility to the Non-Binary and Gender Nonconforming communities. They have hosted many events such as 2018 Proud Stories, the 2018 AIDS LifeCycle Finishing Line Festival and the 2018 PROUD DTLA Festival. They have performed/hosted at Planet Queer, Gay DD, Trannyshack, Bears in Space, Exposure, Queer as Punk, Hamburger Mary’s Weho, Mustache Mondays and Cabaret Consensual to name a few. They just recently finished the 2019 Eastside Queer Stories Writers Workshops and just hosted the TransSistor Radio with the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles at the Nosie Within Theatre.
Kim Anh has been a part of underground dance culture since the late-90s, cultivating her own unique sound from the early styles of classic and acid house, garage and minimal wave. She has become a globally recognized signed artist, dj and producer. Dubbed by Thump as “LA’s club queen”, Kim Anh has been making her mark on Los Angeles nightlife hosting events such as Booby Trap! (LA, NYC), YOWSAH (LA, NYC, London) and downtown LA’s underground party Tendencies and Club Clit. She’s dj’d at some of the world’s most respected dance clubs, including Berlin’s Berghain Kantine, London’s Egg, New York City’s Output.
Visual by Jay Are