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Stiffed! Pride Kick-Off Tea Dance ft. Lady Miss Kier (Deee-Lite)

Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 4pm

at Kremwerk
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Kremwerk and Stiffed Present the 2016 Seattle Pride Kick Off Tea Dance featuring Lady Miss Kier (Deee-Lite) on Sunday June 19th!

Staying with the Tea Dance tradition, the one dollar beer bust will be happening while the disco is pumping throughout Kremwerk! 

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Lady Miss Kier [NYC/Deee-Lite/DJ Set]
http://www.ladykier.com/
https://soundcloud.com/lady-miss-kier

Lady Miss Kier is a legend of dance music and anybody that remembers the 90s. “Groove Is In The Heart” was a pop smash with a funky beat, paving the way for club music’s diverse and energetic presence over the rest of the decade. After dazzling as the fashionista front woman of her most famous band Deee-
Lite, she has collaborated with such greats as George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, and a Guy Called Gerard. Her DJ sets are lively, soulful, and most of all, a ton of FUN.

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STIFFED DJS:
Stiffed Tea Dance DJs Dana Dub (Cuff/Eagle), Pavone (Bottom Forty) and guests will be keeping the disco vibes cracking on all dance floors. 

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TICKETS: 
$10 Early Bird
$12 Advanced 
$15 Door

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TEA DANCE HISTORY:
"Through the 70s, gay men championed the uniform of the working class — t-shirts and denim — as fashion aesthetic. In part because they were affordable, and in part because it projected an appealing hypermasculinity associated with the working class. Gays in the post-Stonewall era were consciously rebelling against the effete stereotypes associated with the manicured, sweater-wearing, tea-drinking gays of the Fire Island set. Real men wore t-shirts and drank beer. Gay men still had afternoon/early evening dances — usually on Sundays, in order to make the most of one’s weekend while still being able to get up for Monday morning’s work."
— quoted from Will Kohler, back2stonewall.com
http://www.back2stonewall.com/2015/10/gay-history-lost-tradition-sunday-tea-dance.html

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Sunday June 19th
4-9pm 
21+
Kremwerk
1809 Minor Ave #10
Seattle, WA 98101
http://kremwerk.com/

Kremwerk is a queer-centric space, the following actions or display of behavior will not be tolerated: bigotry, racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, misogyny, ableism - as well as the disrespect of the rules of consent which include, but are not limited to: respecting everyone's personal space, heavy intoxication does not allow for proper consent, an indirect "yes" is a no.


Kremwerk

1809 Minor Ave
Seattle, Wa 98101

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