Chicago - Stardust collective announces the 11th Annual Vogue for Tots at Berlin Nightclub, 954 W. Belmont, on Thursday, Dec. 14, 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Bringing together iconic members of the ballroom, drag and queer community, Vogue For Tots continues the gift of giving with a toy drive benefiting Chance The Rapper's SocialWorks Chicago via the WGN Toy Drive, and additionally is raising funds for hurricane relief via Unidos por Puerto Rico.
Honoring queer history and its roots in black and brown ballroom culture, competitors will Vogue Off in front a huge crowd and a star-studded panel of celebrity judges- including Dida Ritz ( RuPaul's Drag Race S4 ), The Vixen, Lila Star, Jeez Loueez ( Honey Badger of Burlesque ), KC Ortiz, Saya Naomi and Jenae Williams! The night also feature the best vogue, dance and club beats by [X]P ( FKA, Duro ) and Gucciroxx to keep the energy up and rising, with emcees RoRo and Lucy Stoole, and hosts Bambi Banks, Siichele, The Chanels and more.
Winners of the various voguing categories will be awarded prizes donated from local business including Kokorokoko, Ruby Room, Silver Wrapper, Dark Matter, Taboo Tabou, Jameson Loves Danger, Brooklyn Boulders, Fix Hair Studio, Feeltrip, East Room, The Annoyance Theatre, Akira, Sheffield's,White Mystery, and more!
Doors and signups open at 10 p.m.
RSVP for reduced cover till 11 p.m.
Make sure you bring a toy.
Stardust is a weekly gala taking place every Thursday at Berlin Nightclub. Curated by a who's who of Chicago creatives, the night features a bevy of multimedia, music and fashion forward artists. Named Chicago Reader's "Best LGBT Dance Party" in Best of Chicago 2012 & 2013, it caters to the community that supports it through collaboration and technique powered by art and purpose, combined into a fresh party each week that keeps the community growing and beating. Stardust is the home of parties such as
SocialWorks Chicago aims to empower youth through the arts, education, and civic engagement while fostering leadership, accessibility, and positivity within the youth throughout Chicago.
Unidos por Puerto Rico provides assistance to individuals and small businesses devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria accelerating their recovery by supporting the reestablishment of their home, food & to satisfy their needs of shelter, food and health to help rebuild their lives, communities and Puerto Rico