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History Happy Hour: Ball Culture 101: Washington DC's Drag Ball Scene

Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring MD

Jun 23, 2022

History Happy Hour: Ball Culture 101: Washington DC's Drag Ball Scene

In celebration of Pride Month, June’s History Happy Hour will take a look at the history of Washington, D.C.’s drag ball scene.

Whether you have never heard of this tradition, or you already participate, drag ballroom has something for everyone, from glamorous competitions to serving as a community gathering space.
The drag ballroom scene began as a safe space for self-expression for African American and Latino LGBTQ+ youth. Get an inside look into D.C.’s iconic ballroom scene with Kenya Hutton, co-founder and co-president of Capitol Ballroom Council. Learn about its origins, international acclaim, and what it takes

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