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.