Party with Pride

Published on Jun 16, 2012

Dance, eat, drink… and support fierce LGBTQI activists around the world! Join Astraea on June 16th in Brooklyn for our annual Party with Pride. Hosted by the Astraea staff and held at the beautiful home of our Executive Director, Party with Pride is your chance get to know us and the communities that support our work.

USA- New York

Event Details

Saturday June 16th, 2012
7 pm–9 pm $40+
Performance by Imani Uzuri! & cocktails from WitchesBrew!
9 pm–1 am $25+/- (Sliding scale, no one turned away)

Stay for a dance party with DJ Rimarkable and more!

325 E.16th St
Brooklyn NY 11226

Subway: Due to weekend service disruptions, the Brooklyn-bound Q train will not stop at Beverley. From Manhattan, take the Q train to Newkirk Plaza, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound Q to Beverley.

Visit the MTA Weekender website for subway service information.

Can’t attend? RSVP to sponsor a ticket.

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As you get ready for the party, listen to our Party with Pride Mixtape!


Photo by Shawn Lee

Ecletic vocalist, composer and cultural worker Imani Uzuri is an innovative artist who creates and performs across various genres including concerts, recordings, experimental theater, performance art and sound installations. Uzuri’s work has been called “stunning” by New York Magazine and incorporates her interests in world culture, experimentation and sacred music. Her newly released album The Gypsy Diaries is garnering rave reviews from The Village Voice, The Root, All About Jazz  and more as a vibrant lyrical and spiritual soundscape.


Writer, vocalist, instructor, drummer, producer and DJ, Mariaelena “RiRi” Garcia, aka DJ Rimarkable, earned the moniker, “Rimarkable”, after rocking international dance floors for more than a decade. She has shared the bill with such music icons as Meshell Ndegeocello, Les Nubians and Toshi Reagon to name a few. She is a member of the infamous all female-DJ squad, Ubiquita Worldwide Soundsystem and a producer/recording artist on legendary DJ/Scholar, Bobbito Garcia aka Kool Bob Love’s record label, Alala Recordings.