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'The City That Werqs' drag exhibit opens Nov. 10
2018-10-31

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"The City that Werqs: A History of Chicago's Drag Revolutionaries" is an exhibit that will open at Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., on Saturday, Nov. 10, 6:30-9 p.m. ( The exhibit will run through April 2019. )

Per a press release, "From anarchists and vaudeville queens at the Dil Pickle Club and the legendary Finnie's Balls to the racially integrated club scenes of the 1960's to the rise of the Miss Continental competition in the 1980's and into the vibrant scene of today. Chicago is the city that works, because Chicago is the city that werqs."

Following the opening will be a drag show at Jackhammer Complex, 6406 N. Clark St. at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$20 each; visit www.gerberhart.org/events/the-city-that-werqs-opening .


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