creative events + community love

About our fall events:

The Wonder Wagon is a mobile performance platform made from a converted trailer that brings puppets to Chicago Parks. Created by Will Bishop, Grace Needlman, and collaborators. Free and open to the public. Learn more here.

The Trash Fashion Show Fundraiser is juried runway fashion show and fundraiser by and for the WasteShed, featuring upcycled trash fashion from Katie Vota. All proceeds benefit the WasteShed.

Armor at the Disco is an inclusive, queer costume dance party at Siblings (formerly The Condo Association), featuring Katie Vota’s Amor for the Everyday project, performances, cocktails, cute vibes, and a communal costume closet.  Curated by Katie Vota and Katie Waddell, with the support of Siblings. Free and open to the public.


September 15 – Wonder Wagon at Maxwell St. Market – 800 S Desplaines St., 10 AM – 12 PM

October 5 – Trash Fashion Show Fundraiser – Que4 Radio, 2643 W. Chicago Ave.,  7 – 10 PM

October 27 – Armor at the Disco – Siblings, 2700 W. North Ave., 6 – 10 PM

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