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BIGGER: Fat Fashion, Fat Politics, Fat Beauty, Fat Art Opens in 1 Week: May 7 - Portland, OR

Fat Fashion Fat Politics Fat Beauty Fat Art

Bigger is the brainchild of Stefanie Snider and the Bertha Pearl..an Art of Fashion Exhibit to show that fat and beautiful go together, that fat and provocative go together, that clothes made bigger will entice your imagination and more.

Fashions by Bertha Pearl of Size Queen Clothing

Photographs by Jody Wheat, Kina Williams, and Michele Hunt
Modeled by Alisa Williams, Devra Polack, Glenn Marla, Heather Middleton, Leah Strock and Sarah Doherty

Opening reception May 7th 6-8pm PDX Q Center: http://www.pdxqcenter.org/location/

Performances by Cattitude PDX,

“The Clackamas Community Cat Club (CCCC) strives to create cat-based art in a supportive, loving environment. Through interactive workshops, community building and outreach we hope to create a cozy catmosphere for all feline friends. The CCCC presents the Cattitude Dance Ensemble, the performance arm of our club.”

And a special appearance by NYC’s infamous Glenn Marla,

“GLENN MARLA - is a Brooklyn-based performance artist, tranny superstarand beauty pageant queen (Miss LEZ 2006 and the reigning Mr. Coney Island). Marla has most recently appeared in Justin Bond's Lustre and Taylor Mac's The Lily's Revenge and has brought their gritty theatrical daring throughout North America. Marla gained nightlife acclaim for their year-long performance project New York City’s Hottest Fat Go-Go Boy exploring fat, gender and sex. Marla is
currently touring their new work Tragic Magic which debuted in Portland last year.http://www.facebook.com/l/fec04;www.GlennMarla.com”

The show is hosted by the Q Center of Portland and will be up for the entire month of May

Special thanks to Kina Williams for her great ideas and Paul Fukui for all his help

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