MN Opera Parties with Pride!

An evening celebrating our LGBTQ community and the art of storytelling through opera and artistic expression.

Join the festivities as Minnesota Opera, along with special community partners and artists, parties with pride! We’re celebrating the opening night of Fellow Travelers and the beginning of Pride week and you’re invited. Cash bar with signature cocktails, a performance by Sweetpea and a dance party hosted by DJ QueenDuin!

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Le Meridien Chambers Hotel/ Mercy Bar & Restaurant
901 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

This event is free, please RSVP. 


To get the most from the evening, we invite you to attend the opening night show of Fellow Travelers at the Cowles Center. Show tickets can be purchased at mnopera.org/fellow.

Not Sure What to Wear? Get some fashion inspiration courtesy of Black Hearts Ball here!


Meet the Artists


Sweetpea has been teasing her way into the hearts of audiences for over 13 years.  She’s been called a conductor of electricity, known for her fierce looks, high-powered choreography, stunning musicality, with the ability of her energy to charm any room and fill any stage.  Her Royal Sweetness was a pioneer of the Twin Cities’ Neo-Burlesque movement. When not onstage baring & sharing her love of life, she’s working to help others discover, nurture & express theirs through teaching tease-tactics & performance art, and overall wellness.


DJ QueenDuin

QueenDuin aka PAPI is an up and coming andro, queer Latinx DJ and vocalist in the Twin Cities. QueenDuin’s magnetic and musical vibrations encompass the turn up and sensual liveliness that fits comfortably in any venue. From reggaeton and cumbia vibes to trap soul and electro-dance pop. QueenDuin features a span of music of music you can’t help but move your body to.

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