Ballroom

8.22.16

Ballroom is America's Most Slept-On Subculture But MikeQ Wants to Open Our Eyes

Cover Story: The New Jersey DJ is ready for the mainstream—and he wants to bring his queer POC community along with him.

8.12.16

Five Artists Tell Us About the Lasting Influence of 'Paris Is Burning’ 25 Years Later

Cakes Da Killa, Ghibli, and more on how Jennie Livingston's 1991 ballroom documentary impacted pop culture and LGBTQ communities.

7.21.16

This Horrible Trump Thing: Inside Prophets of Rage's Battle at the RNC

In an interview before their set, the supergroup told us they got together to be an alternative voice in angry year. But how clearly could that voice be heard in the middle of the chaos in Cleveland?

5.12.16

Prince Was an Unlikely Inspiration Behind Generations of Ballroom and Vogue Dancers

Kia LaBeija: "In the way David Bowie was for white kids, Prince was for black kids."

5.12.16

Meet the Stars of New York's Ballroom Community in THUMP's New Documentary

Our first episode of Night Visions, made possible by Lynx.

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4.30.16

There's Finally a Documentary that Captures Today's Thriving Ballroom Scene In All its Complexity

We spoke to the creators of 'Kiki' about spending four years documenting the struggles and triumphs of NYC's vogue performers.

1.29.16

Here Are the 10 Best Rihanna Remixes You've Never Heard

Celebrating the release of RiRi's new album, "ANTI."

12.6.15

Eye-Popping Photos of New York's Ballroom Community Voguing In Honor of World AIDS Day

Sweaty dance battles, insane costumes, and condom crowns marked the annual Red Ball.

10.14.15

Bonus Stage Boss Betty's Bringing Ballroom and Beyond on this Bouncy Beast of a Mix

Ahead of the next Bonus Stage party, we spoke to the Parisian DJ about grime, ballroom, and Beyonce.

9.18.15

CVNT TRAXXX Put Together the Definitive Collection of "Bitch House" Party Anthems

"Ghosts in a haunted ballroom, communing with the high priestesses of fierceness."

9.1.15

The Ballroom Pentecostal Video Art Church of Minister Akins

Be exalted in the name of all that is gospel, techno, vogue, and GIF art.

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