Mt. Pleasant: The Social Power of Music / by Les Talusan

I’ve been DJing at Marx Café in Mt. Pleasant for almost 17 years now and have always loved the neighborhood. Tomorrow I’ll be on a sold out panel with some of my oldest pals.

First Ladies to Anthology of Booty: Women’s DJ Collectives in D.C.
Lost Origins Gallery | 3110 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, Washington, D.C.
August 8, 2019, Thursday, 7-9PM

Join us for a discussion on the past, present, and future of women’s DJ collectives in Washington, D.C.

Moderator: Allison Wolfe (Bratmobile, riot grrrl, I’m in the Band podcast)


  • Ebony Dumas (DJ Natty Boom)

  • Les Talusan (Les The DJ)

  • Maegan Wood (DJ Junebullet)

  • Kristy Chavez-Fernandez (Kristy La rAt)

  • Kristina Gray (DJ K La Rock)

This Smithsonian Folklife Festival event is co-presented by the D.C.: The Social Power of Music program and is supported in part by Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative.