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Philadelphia’s House & Ballroom Exhibition at Final Friday
January 25 @ 10:00 pm - January 26 @ 1:45 am EST
Friday, January 25, 2019
5:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
POSSE Project Philadelphia along with POSSE Board Members Hakeem Balenciaga and Ike Lanvin take over Final Fridays at Philadelphia Museum of Art for the museum’s first-ever ball. This competitive fashion event is presented in conjunction with ‘Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now’.
All activities are included with museum admission.
Heads-up: You may hear some strong language during tonight’s programs.
Please note: typically anyone who attends can compete in the ball, but for this event, walking is by invite only.
Music (DJ): madison moore
Ballroom History Exhibit:
Explore the fashion, learn more about Philadelphia Ballroom history through personal accounts, ballroom videos, and winning effects and/or accessories!
Detour: Ballroom Legends
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
A tour of the Fashion exhibition with a twist! Join Mike Lanvin, Markise Prodigy, and Moe West as they present the Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now through their eyes.
6:00 & 6:45 p.m.
Voguing is art and the masters are here to show everyone! Learn or perfect the five elements of vogue from the ones who have mastered it; Lamish Avalon, Aamina Prodigy, and Bubby Revlon! Catwalk, Duckwalk, Hands, Spins and Dips, Floor Performance. Is it 10s or is it a chop?
The Fabulous Fashions, Beauties & Runway of Ballroom
MC of the evening The Icon Jack Mizrahi
DJ’d by MikeQ
Great Stair Hall
Celebrate the art of voguing, beauty, and runway with a tribute to the fabulous fashion exhibit brought to you by Philly’s Ballroom Community! See how the stars, statements, and legends do things on the ballroom runway! The Ballroom categories are…..
The Brand Ambassador
The best modeling agencies have tremendous influence over the industry, managing the careers of top talent and scouting promising models. If you want to get a contract tonight bring the judges a fresh face in formal attire.
The Runway Fashion Bride
French house Christian Dior has been designing and creating stunning wedding gowns and Tuxedos Since 1946, with embroidered tulle, draped sheath dresses and long lace trains. Tonight bring your design to The Runway in order to be featured In Dior’s 2019 Wedding Collection.
Christian Dior launched his label in 1947 he had one focus: to redefine the way that people dressed. Christian Dior, who trained under legendary designers Robert Piguet and Lucien Lelong, presented an impressive 90-piece collection to magazine editors. In 1957, Dior became the first French couturier to make the cover of Time magazine. Tonight bring us a look that is worthy enough to be on the cover of Time Magazine.
Vogue Optical Illusion
In 1990, almost 30 years ago, Madonna introduced Vogue to the World. She gave us Black on White with precision performance. She mixed Fashion with the five elements of vogue: Hand Performance, Catwalk, Duck Walk, Floor Performance, and Spin Dips. Tonight we want to see your version of an optical illusion in black and white.
PLEASE NOTE THAT TO WALK IN THE BALLROOM EXHIBITION YOU MUST HAVE RECEIVED A SPECIAL INVITATION!
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