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TONIGHT is Queer Qumbia Presenta: Muy Muy!!
August 13, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - August 14, 2015 @ 12:35 pm
It’s been far far FAR too long, Austin! So we are celebrating out two year anniversary by dusting off our bestest, queerest most tropical rhythms to give you a summer dance party you won’t soon forget. This benefit for Allgo, Austin’s longest running queer people of color organization will be packed full with art, dance and interactive photo fun to play with when you’re not belting your heart out to Joan Sebastian on the hardwood.
Ha pasado muchísimo tiempo, Austin! Por eso estámos celebrando nuestro aniversario de dos años listxs a tocarles nuestros ritmos mejores y mas tropicales para darles una pachanga de verano que no se van a olvidar. Este evento beneficio para Allgo, la organización mas antigua para la gente queer y de color de Austin, estará relleno con arte, baile y fotografía interactiva para disfrutir cuando no estás cantado a la voz alta las canciónes de Joan Sebastian con tus amigxs.
Sound curations by:
Mazapan (Puro Chingón Collective)
Adzua-Gette (The House of Shakur)
‘ilima (Queer Qumbia En Tejas)
$5-$10 sliding scale cover
Interactive photo booth by Queer Qumbia En Tejas
AMATEUR ONLY PAREJAS DANCE COMPETITION
in partnership with Ballet Afrique Dance Company
$5 entry fee will get you and your dance partner into the competition – cash & prizes awarded to winning duo
Pairs will be judged on execution of the following dance styles:
salsa, bachata, cumbia, merengue and cuban rumba
Brand new Queer Qumbia merch will be available for purchase!
-Limited event parking is available, public parking is available on Fruth and surrounding streets
-Spiderhouse Ballroom is wheelchair accessible
-Spiderhouse Ballroom is also accessible from most locations via public transportation
We will have a photographer and cinematographer present at the event. We understand that folks have different needs around visibility online and may not want or feel comfortable being photographed or filmed. It’s really important to us that our guests feel comfortable and are able to enjoy the party without feeling like their safety is at risk – and we’re sorry we hadn’t already addressed this.Because of this, we will have stickers available at the door to wear to indicate to our photographer and cinematographer that you do not want to be photographed or filmed. We hope that this system will allow folks to participate in this event more fully and without worry.