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Mr. Chicago Leather 2016

( MCL 2016 )

Fri., Jan. 22- Sun., Jan. 24

A weekend full of events, all to choose Chicago's official representative at this year's International Mr. Leather competition, taking place over Memorial Day weekend.

Fri., Jan. 22, 10 pm

Touche, 6412 N. Clark St.

Meet the contestants and judges at the MCL 2016 Welcome Party. Stick around until midnight for the roast of Mr. Chicago Leather 2015 Luis Tipantasig ( pictured, left ) by roastmaster Mr. Santa Clara County Leather 2012 Thib Guicherd-Callin.

Sat., Jan. 23

Leather Archives & Museum, 6418 N. Greenview St.

A full day of leather/kink activities includes Kink U, presented by Titans of the Midwest from 1-5 pm at Touche; Healthy Kink: Pre- and Post-Care For the Active Kinkster at 3 pm; the Fetish Flea Market from noon-5 pm; and culminates in the Mr. Chicago Leather 2016 contest ( doors open at 7 pm, contest at 8 ). After the contest, follow the kinksters to Touche for the Pure Victory Dance.

Sun., Jan. 24, 11 am

Andersonville Brewing Co., 5402 N. Clark St.

Join together in brotherhood and mimosas with the new Mr. Chicago Leather 2016 and friends at the MCL 2016 Leather Brunch.

Sun., Jan. 24, 4 pm

Touche, 6412 N. Clark St.

Dance the Sunday Funday away at the MCL 2016 T-Dance & Beer Bust, with DJ Freddie Bain. Club room open at 6 pm.

Mr. Chicago Leather 2016 weekend packages are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2477605, which includes drink tickets for cocktails at Touche each night, admission to the Leather Archives on Saturday, beverage service at the contest, Sunday's leather brunch, the MCL2016 T-shirt and more.

Photo of Mr. Chicago Leather 2015 Luis Tipantasig ( left ) and Mr. Chicago Leather 2014 Miguel Torres by Kirk Williamson


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