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Xtravaganza Ball “Wrath of the Gods & Goddesses”

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SUNDAY 22

 

 

If you’ve only experienced the Ball Room scene on YouTube, here’s your chance to be a part of one of the biggest nights out, from one of the most respected houses in the world! Tonight, the House of Xtravaganza celebrates 30 years of voguing, runway antics, face and fun. Father Jose Xtravaganza and his children pay homage to all the iconic founders past, present and those no longer with us.

 

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OTA BEST DRESSED – THE GOLDEN FLEECE
The most coveted garment of the ancient world was the mythic Golden Fleece. Tonight bring us a look of rarified elegance in white and gold
Two Trophies – Battle for Cash Prize

TRANS / BUTCH – AMAZON WARRIOR
Legend has it that these women were the most powerful warriors. In ancient times, they were said to be a tribe of independently mighty women who rebelled against a male dominated society. Tonight you meet your fellow Amazons to battle in complete warrior attire. (Do your research.)
Two Trophies

OTA BIZARRE – HADES
Your creation rises from the dungeon and torment of the underworld and crosses the abysses to terrorize the living. Creativity is the key.
Trophy

BQ TEAM SEX SIREN – MEN OF SPARTA
In ancient Sparta it was common for an adult male and a younger male to partake in sexual relations with one another. These evening the street of Greece are filled with these sirens of sex. Bring us one adult male senior sex siren and one younger junior sex siren. Seniors in cloaks and gold leaf / Juniors in sarongs and laurels.
Trophy

BQ MUSCULAR BODY – HERCULES
There was no labor that was beyond the power of Hercules. He battled, monsters, armies, gods, natural forces and even was victorious against death. No one could rival him Hercules in strength and bravery. Tonight you enter the Coliseum to show us your Herculean strength. Bring it in a lion cloth.
Trophy

BQ FACE – THE LEGEND OF NARCISSUS
Narcissus’ mother was told by the gods that he would live a long life provided that he never looks upon his own reflection. One day he came across his reflection in a pond and fell so much in love with his own beauty that he never moved. Tonight take us back to that moment and hypnotize us with your beauty, complete in Grecian look. Wash your face in the pond of Narcissus – bring it natural.
Face Under 30 / Face Over 30 – Trophy & Cash Prize for Each

BQ REALNESS
THUG REALNESS – ARIS, GOD OF WAR
You are the son of Zeus and the god of war. His attribute was a spear which is a must to compete your look.
SCHOOLBOY REALNESS – SCHOOL OF PLATO
You study at the feet of one of the greatest teachers of all time. Bring it in the look of a student in ancient times.
PRETTY BOY REALNESS – EROS
The son of Venus, Eros carried the dart of love. Bring it with your wings, bow and arrow.
Trophy for Each Division

BQ TWISTERS – DIANA OF PARADISE ISLAND
You are Diana of Paradise Island; goddess of the hunt, the forests, and all its beauty. This virginal goddess of the moon had a changeable and unpredictable nature that, on nights of the full moon, would transform her into queen of the dark world. At these times she became bloodthirsty and unforgiving. Your BQ Twister antics should represent this dual nature. Bring it in all black and white.
Trophy & Cash Prize

BQ VOGUE OLD WAY – POSEIDON
Bring it as Poseidon, god of the seas. He was often known by the title “world shaker” and tonight you become him – god of the waves. Emulate the emperor of the oceans with your Old Way tactics and antics.
Trophy

BQ VOGUE FEM – DIONYSUS
The god of wine and fertility, he has a dual nature. No normal bonds could hold him or his followers. Tonight you are drunk with the opportunity to ascend the heights of Mount Olympus.
Trophy & Cash Prize

BQ RUNWAY – FOR THE GODS
The fifteen gods and goddesses of the skies and weather were known as the Theoi Meteoroi. They were under the command of Zeus and Hera, kind and queen of the heavens. Tonight recreate and bring to life one of the fifteen. Bring a photo the god or goddess you are referencing.
Trophy & Cash Prize

FQ PERFECT 10 – THE GOLDEN CROWN
In Memory of Princess Lorena Xtravaganza
The Corona Borealis was given by Dionysus to Ariadne, who saved those who were to be scarified to the Minotaur. The golden crown is what you come to compete for tonight. Only the most beautiful; combining face, body, grace, and intelligence, can be considered for this honor. Bring it to the judges of Mount Olympus in gold and white… if you dare to compare yourself to the legend of Princess Lorena Xtravaganza.
Crown & Cash Prize

FEMALE FIGURE FACE: WOMEN vs. FQ vs. DRAGS –
THE MYTH OF MEDUSA
Originally Medusa was a world renowned beautiful mortal, accused by Athena of being jealous of her beauty. Athena took her beauty away, transforming her into a creature whose gaze would turn men to stone. Tonight bring us the beauty that was once Medusa before the tragedy. A beautiful face done in a Grecian gown and fully accessorized.
Three Trophies – Battle for Cash Prize

DRAGS REALNESS – HERMAPHRODITUS
Hermaphorditus was the son of Hermes and Aphrodite, who fused with a nymph resulting in one individual possessing the physical traits of both sexes. Bring us the best of the ancient world and make your illusion real.
Trophy & Cash Prize

FEMALE FIGURE SEX SIREN – APHRODITE
Goddess of grace, pleasure, seduction, and prostitution. Tonight the ballroom is filled with your entity – we surrender to you Aphrodite. Complete in Grecian attire, white see through fabrics, gold lace and gold accessories.
Trophy

FEMALE FIGURE BODY – ATHENA
Athena, daughter of Zeus, is the Greek virgin goddess. She sprang full grown in armor from his forehead, thus has no mother, and is brave and fierce in battle. Tonight you display the fierceness of your body as you battle on the runway.
Trophy

FEMALE FIGURE HAIR AFFAIR – THE TEMPLE
Your hair is monumental like the grand temples of the ancient world. Make us bow down and pay homage. Bring a fully accessorized look.
Trophy

FEMALE FIGURE VOGUE – 
SIRENS OF ANCIENT GREECE
The Sirens were deadly yet seductive goddesses living on the islands of the Mediterranean. They would sing and dance seductively, luring passing sailors to their deaths. Tonight entice us with your performance, in white and gold.
Trophy & Cash Prize

FEMALE FIGURE RUNWAY MODELS vs. BIG GIRLS – NYMPHS
Different from gods, nymphs were regarded as divine spirits who animate nature – nubile maidens who love to dance through the forests. Tonight you glide across the runway and embody the sprit of these enchanted beings. In white and gold Grecian attire.
Two Trophies

FQ REALNESS – PANDORA’S BOX
Pandora was the first mortal woman created by the gods. She was made of clay and each of the gods blessed her with unique and powerful feminine attributes. Pandora was all woman, from head to toe. Tonight begins your journey to earth, for your trip you have been given a box that you must carry always… yet never open! However, forgetting what has been forbidden, the power of a woman’s curiosity took hold and Pandora opened the box releasing all the evils into the world! Pandora was able to close the box and save only one power… the power of HOPE. So tonight, in all your obvious realness, open your box and unleash upon us this hope. Box a must and your interpretation of hope is key. Dressed in red and gold.
Trophy & Cash Prize

MINI GRAND PRIZE: THE CHILDREN OF APHRODITE
According to the legend, Aphrodite birth to two gods: Eros and Himeros, the gods of love and sexual desire. Bring us a team of two winged love gods who personify the “gods of sexual desire”. You must incorporate a safer sex or HIV prevention aspect to your effect.
Sponsored by Brooklyn Men (K)onnect [BMK]
Trophy & $250 Cash Prize

MINI GRAND PRIZE: BQ NEW WAY VOGUE – HERMES
Hermes was the fastest of all the Olympian gods. Whether running or flying he was able to do it at the speed of light, making himself nearly invisible. His precision was uncanny and he had the ability to channel magic. Like the legendary performances of Jose Xtravaganza, your performance tonight must consist of all his attributes: winged helmet and shoes, herald staff, in gold or white tights – everything you need to seal the battle.
Trophy & $1,000 Cash Prize

GRAND PRIZE: HOUSE PRODUCTION
WEDDING OF THE GODS
Hera was the goddess of marriage and the wife of Zeus. In a house production you will bring us Hera and Zeus and representations of at least four other gods / goddesses of Mount Olympus to represent the power of your ballroom family. Productions must have a minimum of six house members, each representing different ballroom talents, in a production not more than 6 minutes.
Trophy & $1,500 Cash Prize

 

XL Nightclub, 512 W 42nd St bet 1oth and 11th Aves, NYC, 646-409-8409 (Jose Xtravaganza), 11pm, $30

 

 

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