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Thursday, July 22, 2010
Above design by John Conner
Tomorrow, Friday, July 23rd 2010 a winner in the Coney Island Cyclone T-shirt Design Contest will be chosen along with winner of the Coney-themed trivia contest.
WHO: The 11 finalists in the first-ever Cyclone T-Shirt Contest will have their T-shirt designs showcased in a Coney-esque fashion show.The winning design will be chosen by public voting on our website and live voting at Friday's event. Your vote will help select the official Cyclone T-shirt for the 2011 season. See the designs and vote online here: http://coneyislandcyclone.com/contest_entries.php.
Models in the fashion show include the T-shirt designers and their fashionista friends as well as burlesque performers Darlinda Just Darlinda, Minnie Tonka, Gigi La Femme (Miss Coney Island 2010), Honi Harlow and Weirdee Girl; and drag performer M’Lady Uppercrust. For more info, including bios of the finalists, visit the Cyclone's blog "The Buzz" at http://coneyislandcyclone.com/blog/
Special Guests: Hosted by Quizmaster Noah Tarnow of The Big Quiz Thing (http://bigquizthing.com/), who promises to "punctuate the evening with Coney Island appropriate trivia and prizes." The prizes include tickets to ride the Cyclone, T-shirts and more! The hula-hooping Ms Saturn will give out prizes in a Hula Hooping Contest. Music by DJ Joe Gonzales.
WHEN: Friday, July 23rd, from 6 - 8pm. Contestants and models will arrive at 5 pm
WHERE: On a runway on Surf Avenue in front of the Cyclone! 834 Surf Ave (at W 10th St), Brooklyn NY 11214
Don't miss this FUN & FREE New Coney Island Event! Stay for the Friday Night Fireworks at 9:30!
Cyclone Roller Coaster, 834 Surf Ave at West 10th St, Brooklyn NY 11214
Subways: F, Q to West 8th Street; D, F, N, Q to Stillwell Ave.Phone: 718-265-2100 Website: www.coneyislandcyclone.com