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Paris Is Still Burning: I’m an Icon, Darling!
April 20 @ 7:00 pmFree
With love, GO.
Join House Mother Jocelyn Milan of the House of Milan, and some very special guests, including RR Chanel, Alyssa Ebony, and Luna Khan, for a dynamic discussion on the history of Ballroom culture in New York City. Panelists will be showing clips they’ve selected from Jennie Livingston’s 1990 documentary film, Paris Is Burning, and discussing the role that ballroom houses play in the upbringing of marginalized queer youth through the formation of chosen families.
Presented in partnership with New Pride Agenda and BAAD! [The Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance].
A captioned archival recording of this program will be posted on all American LGBTQ+ Museum channels for those who cannot attend.
*Doors open at 6:30pm.
*Proof of VAX required for entry to this event.
*BAAD! is not fully accessible. For wheelchair access, there are 7 steps at the front of the building. Once at the main floor level, bathrooms are accessible by wheelchair and floor is even. There is also a side door entrance option where there are only 3 steps to access the space.
*To request ASL interpretation for this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, April 13.