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The Masks We Wear: A Mardi Gras Celebration

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HEAD TO HEAD documentary is about women with hair loss who choose to wear a wig. They enter the world hiding a piece of their identity, as if they are wearing a mask. The film explores the difference between the way we present ourselves and our authentic self.

PARTY: Join us for a nearly-Mardi Gras celebration at Vaudezilla! to share that experience of interacting from behind a mask and help raise funds for the documentary film. Two Vaudezilla! ladies will be mixing and mingling in costume plus enjoy a special burlesque performance where the full authentic self is revealed!

CRAFT: Indigo & Violet Studio is leading a mask craft activity before the main event. So if you want to show up to the party a little ‘extra’, come early to make your very own Mardi Gras mask, nibble on light apps and have a drink with us. Seating limited to 20 people.

ART: Local artwork – themed identity, hiding, masks, or hair – will be on display and for sale to also benefit the film.

DRESS: We encourage all to wear masks, feather ‘n’ bead accoutrements, and festive attire. But all styles and levels of dress are welcome.

TICKETS: $50 for pre-event VIP. $15 suggested donation for main event.


February 22
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3330 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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