Paris is Burning

Theatre N has a lot of pride to celebrate. This month, they hope you’ll do…
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Theatre N
Date
Sunday, June 12

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Date
Sunday, June 12
Location

Theatre N
1007 N. Orange Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801

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Ticket Cost
$5-$9

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Theatre N has a lot of pride to celebrate. This month, they hope you’ll do it with them! So put on your most fabulous boots and walk them down the Theatre N for a showing of the crucial documentary, Paris Is Burning!

Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City’s African American and Latinx Harlem drag ball scene. Made over seven years, Paris Is Burning offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion “houses,” from fierce contests for trophies, to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia and transphobia, racism, AIDS, and poverty. Featuring legendary voguers, drag queens, and trans women—including Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija, Dorian Corey, and Venus Xtravaganza—Paris Is Burning brings it, celebrating the joy of movement, the force of eloquence, and the draw of community.

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Willing Street,
Wilmington, DE
0.37 miles
815 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
1.30 miles

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1007 N. Orange Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
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1007 N. Orange Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
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111 W 10th St,
Wilmington, DE 19801
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111 W. 11th St.,
Wilmington, DE 19801
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42 West 11th Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
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222 Delaware Ave. ,
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1007 North Orange Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.00 miles
422 Delaware Avenue,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.13 miles
700 King St.,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.30 miles
815 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
1.30 miles