Fri, Jun 30|
Enoch Pratt Central Library
Final Fridays: Artist in Residence Renaissance Ball
Celebrate the work & community of our Artist-in-Residence, SHAN Wallace. Fete the history of voguing, ballroom, Kiki culture, all things queer & fashion, at the Enoch Pratt Free Library's after-hours series. Festivities include: Ballroom catwalk with prizes, performances & food vendors.
Time & Location
Jun 30, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Enoch Pratt Central Library, 400 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
About the event
Come and celebrate the history Voguing, Ballroom, and Kiki culture at the Enoch Pratt Free Library! We are opening our Creative Arts Center after hours for a celebration of all things queer and fashion. Festivities will include a Ballroom catwalk with performance categories and prizes, performances from Baltimore and the DMV’s best and finest, and food from local vendors.
The theme of this event is Club Renaissance, in acknowledgment and honor of the ongoing history and importance of Queer Black art's cultural significance. Dress to impress and wear your best Renaissance looks!
Come and celebrate Voguing and Ballroom culture at the Enoch Pratt Free Library! We are opening our Creative Arts Center after hours for a celebration of festivities which will include dancing, voguing, walking, and runway events. The theme of this event is Club Renaissance in acknowledgment and honor of the ongoing history and importance of Ballroom culture and Beyoncé’s Renaissance seventh studio album.
1. VP - Black and Silver. Tonight is your night, the look is on you, just make sure you wear black and silver. Trophies only.
2. SS - Open to All. We want you to reveal but not show it all. Trophies only.
3. Butch Queen Vogue Fem. Who’s gonna make it on top. Only one can win. Bring it as a lion, tiger, bear, etc. Any animal from the jungle. $375
4. Fem Queen Performance. Just like I told Lady Freeze – I pulled the plug on the one-woman show – bring it as Poison Ivy. $375
5. OPEN TO All Runway. Tall boys, short boys, big boys, and European. There can only be one winner. In order to get your 10’s you must be concealed from head to toe. You cannot reveal yourself til you get your 10 ‘s. The walk must be over. Let’s not 4get to be creative. $375
6. Femqueen Realness. Tonight we wanna see you in blue jeans white t-shirt. One at winner lets see who makes it out. $375
7. Thug Realness. Black t-shirt blue jeans. $375
8. Schoolboy Realness. Bring it as Steve Urkel. $375
9. Legendary Performance. Think Beyoncé, catsuit, shine, glitter must be an over look! Beyoncé from any era! $375
10. OTA Face. Bring It In an All White With A Gold Crown. $375
*Gift cards sponsored by SHAN Wallace Dress to impress and wear your best Renaissance looks!
Sponsored by: Enoch Pratt Free Library, The Pride Center of Maryland, Baltimore Pride