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5th Annual Galaxy Ball
April 21 @ 1:00 am - 5:00 am EDT
What started out as a small community project has grown into a monumental event for underground ballroom culture in Pittsburgh. On Saturday, April 20, 2019 the underground Ballroom community will venture into the Southside of Pittsburgh at Clear Story Studio for the 5th Annual Galaxy Ball: Artificial Intelligence
Tickets are available now at www.truetpgh.com
Legendary Ranika Camille Prodigy, The Voice
Greg Exclusive Lanvin, The Twisted Chanter
DJ: Delish Ebony
15 Cash Categories
$25 All Night
True T Awards TBA
Official Aftermath – Vogue Pittsburgh
Artificial Intelligence has been changing our lives for decades but the future remains to be seen. AI could either make our dreams come true or destroy society and the world as we know it.
1 – BQ Performance – $500
The theory of transhumanism can shape the future. Future humans can develop abilities due to the integration of artificial intelligence and technology. Humans and transhumans will co-exist but transhumans will become the dominant species. Super intelligence, bionic limbs, and other physical characteristics are ways in which humans can evolve in the future. It will become a war of the survival of the fittest. Who can win against a cyborg?
[A cyborg is a man-made being with biological and mechanical body parts. You were created in a science lab and now have an opportunity to display your new abilities. Create your own cyborg (bionic human)] [VF, Twist, Transman]
2 – OTA European Runway – $500
Virtual Reality uses computer technology to create an interactive 3-dimensional world that a user can manipulate and explore while feeling as if they are a part of that world. This can feel like the real world or like a fantasy, creating an experience that is not possible. Aliens have landed in Pittsburgh. Is this real?
[You are an alien. Create an alien inspired look that will have people fascinated as you walk down the runway. You are the canvas. Create yourself]
3 – Team FQ & Thug Realness – $500
NEW WORLD ORDER
President and 1st Lady
Thanks to technology, politicians are no longer as important to the formation of an organized society. When our government was first established, it made sense to have few elected officials represent larger groups, but does that really make sense in a time when people can instantly communicate their opinions from anywhere with an internet connection?
[In a team of 2: 1 FQ and 1 Thug Realness, take your walk of honor as the last President and First Lady this world will ever see. Must be dressed as such. No exceptions]
4 – Best Dressed – $500
If you look at holograms some appear to move as you look at them from different angles. Others can change colors or include views of completely different objects, depending on perspective. The future of fashion will absolutely merge with cutting edge design and wearable technology. Where do you fit in?
[Please come dressed in an ensemble that incorporates some sort of shine, such as: lights, sparkle, sequins, special effects, wearable art.]
5 – FF Performance – $350
Human cloning is illegal in many parts of the world because it is considered unethical. In the future, human cloning will become important for the transplant of limbs and organs for people with health issues. You are a part of the first group of citizens being cloned for research data.
[We want to see all clones in an all-black bodysuit w/face partially or fully concealed (Mask, etc.)]
6 – Legendary Performance – $250
Emoji have become an important part of modern communication. The first emoji was created in 1999. 10 years later, Emoji’s have finally been deemed legend and we want to see them battle.
[Bring any emoji to life (Droid or Apple)]
7 – School Boy vs Pretty Boy Realness – $250
MILLENNIALS [Generation X vs Generation Z]
Generation X helped push technology into the 21st Century creating many online businesses, trends, and introducing the smartphone. Generation Z are social media junkies who are caught up on the number of “likes” and followers they have, but make it possible for us to organize protests and other social movements through platforms like Twitter and FB.
Generation X [School Boys] – Intern of a Fortune 500 Company (Give 1 fact about your chosen company)
Generation Z [Pretty Boys] – All black with a social justice message (Create a sign, poster, etc.)
8 – BQ Sex Siren – $150
As the most expensive iPhone ever created, iPhone X has 1 of the best cameras for mobile phones. Taking pictures have never been so enjoyable.
[Effect of your choice BUT must show the judges a picture in the same effect posted on a social media application. The picture can be posted any day except the day of the event. (Twitter, IG, Snap, etc.)]
9 – BQ vs FQ vs Drags Face – $150
Surgeons have seen a 33% increase in requests for plastic surgery because of patients being more self-aware of their looks because of social media.
[We want to see creative makeup. Create a special look with bold makeup]
10 – FQ Realness – $100
The past will be worth so much more in the future.
A vintage look from the 70s, 80s, or 90’s
11 – Legends Realness – $100
Wearing green while filming in front of a green screen will cause you to blend into your surroundings and become invisible. You are a legend at blending so this should be easy.
[Solid green screen colored T-shirt and any bottoms]
12 – Hand Performance – $50
Social media will never go away. Twitter can be a great place for information and interaction but it can also show the ugly side of humanity. Black Twitter just ruins lives…
[White top and blue gloves]
13 – Executive Realness – $50
Was the co-founder of Apple INC and is widely recognized as a pioneer of the microcomputer revolution. In honor of innovation, bring it as an Apple employee.
[Effect w/Apple Product]
14 – FQ OlderFish Realness (40+) – $50
[A contemporary look of today or tomorrow]
15 – Sneaker vs Sneaker
Flying cars are being sold in 2019. In the future, society will be able to live on Mars and drones will deliver mail. Gravity will no longer be a barrier for human existence.
[Futuristic High-Top Sneaker]
16 – Chant vs Chant
SIRI & ALEXA
When it comes to voice-controlled artificial intelligence systems, Siri and Alexa are the most popular and have always been rivals. Which voice reigns supreme?
17 – Realness w/Twist
Genetic engineering will become the norm for childbirth. People will be able to choose what features their child will have by manipulating their genes. Most parents only choose sex, eye, and hair color. As a “lab baby” what color hair did your parents choose for you?
[Effect w/colorful wig]
18 – Women’s Performance
HD is the standard video format for viewing film and media. Tonight, we want to see the women perform in high definition.
[Black w/neon accents]
19 – Old Way
The future of cinema will always pay homage and recreate from the past. Silent Films do not have dialogue and the story is told using muted gestures and mime. Sounds familiar….
[All black effect w/white gloves]
20 – American Runway vs FF Runway
LED lights have a life span 10 times greater than normal lights. LEDs come to full brightness without the need for warm-up time. Tonight you have no warm up time, so let your talent shine bright.
[A bright colored spring look]
21 – FQ Sex Siren
IMAX spends months in the editing room with the technical teams of each film adjusting hundreds of details in virtually every frame to present any movie at its best quality. Tonight, you’re the featured film so it’s time to present your BODY of work. [TV-MA]
[Sexy in silver]
22 – New Runway
Is life real or are we living in a video game simulation? 1st step in the simulation is creating a model. Strut down the runway as a basic mannequin in all white.
23 – New Performance
Google averages 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion per year. How smart would we really be without google? Pick 1 color from the logo and come play with the rest of the new girls.
24 – Drags Realness
EVERY DAY REALNESS
Just bring it
25 – Transman Realness
Just bring it
26 – Big Boys Face
Just Bring It
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