25th Jan 2020

Saturday January 25 @ 8pm-2am at THE BLACK PIRATES PUB

-$15/19+/ID required

36 Acts of Wearable Art, Fashion, Music, DJ’S & Performance

One fabulous night where Wearable Art, Fashion, Dance, Music & Performance, co-mingle with runway models and contemporary design elements, unlike anything you may have seen before on the catwalk! Featuring 4 Live Bands and DJ’s, 7 Local Fashion Houses, 16 Wearable Art Pieces, 9 Performance Acts-100 Artists/Models and Spectacular Video Mapping Projections.

Massive Raffle and Best D.I.Y Fashion/Costume Prizes… Dress up and dance the night away in your best future glam finery! Plus, “Walk Off” Challenges, Paparazzi Moments, end of night Catwalk Dance Party…So Haute Couture!

Come early for exquisite catered refreshments by Sweet Escape Cake Café & Bakery.

600+ people attended last year and this year’s going to be bigger, better and cattier! DefSup has you covered with another epic bash! We’re celebrating the start of a new decade, with a totally unique arts-intensive, fashion packed experience for 2020. This winter… be Haute! be Derelicte!

A Fundraiser for Definitely Superior Art Gallery & LU Radio 102.7 fm


  • The James Yeldon Band
  • Morning Light
  • Mother of Wolves
  • Doran

WEARABLE ART ARTISTS: Kasia Piech – Caitlyn McMillan – Sam Shahsahabi – Hannah Doxtater-Wynn – LoveChaosWonder – Michel Dumont – Barbara Benwell/Jessie Kajorinne – Shelby Gagnon – Sarah Furlotte – Denise Smith – Despres Metal Artwork – Elliott Doxtater-Wynn – Alyssa Kusik – Aiden Domenis


  • The Loop w/ Legacy Performing Arts
  • Mars. Clothing
  • Hey Sailor
  • Silver Cedar Studio
  • Perfect Fit Lingerie
  • Fantasy Haus [TBay’s most creative Drag Family]
  • Human Fashion-[Tattoo Show-curated by boy Roland]


  • Army Of Sass -feat: Stephanie Depiero
  • AcroYoga by Women in Silk -feat: Sachiko Catherine + Nicole Casmey
  • Flamenco & Bhangra by World Dance Collective
  • Burlesque w/ Miss Be.Muse
  • Premiere Drag Performance by Paloma Marquez
  • Tribal Fusion Belly Dance w/ Lisa Rose
  • Glow Spinning by Compelling Characters
  • Belly Dancing by Lady Almalthea
  • Plus! Derelicte Go-Go Dancers, Walk Off Challenges,  and D.I.Y Fashion Costume Contest (Dress up and win Big…think Derelicte, think Haute Couture!)

PHOTOGRAPHERS: Ascension, Dan Ventrudo, Flashback Photo, Keegan Richard, Kay Lee, Chad Charles Kirvan & Patrick Chondon, on behalf of The Walleye – Thunder Bay’s Arts & Culture Magazine

EVENT SPONSORS: Video Mapping & Lighting by Illuminate – Green Room by TLC Property Management – Catered hor d’oeuvres by Sweet Escape Cake Cafe & Bakery (Glam cupcakes!…We’ll treat you right!)

PRIZE SPONSORS: Over $1000 in Prizes to be won! ~ Elfarrow Apparel & Tontu Cafe Boutique, The Loop, Perfect Fit Lingerie, Creation Body Piercing, Hey Sailor, Silver Cedar Studio, mars. clothing, Wojo’s Mojo, Painted Turtle Art Shop, Pneumaticity ~Hair Salon & Day Spa, Hill City Comics & Cards, Superior Screen Printing, The Foundry, The Sovereign Room, King Ghidrah, El Tres, Red Lion Smokehouse, Bight Restaurant, The Cheese Encounter, Rooster’s Bistro, Lot 66 ~Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Underground Ink, The Growing Season Juice Collective, Rebel Salad, Tomlin Restaurant, Boston Pizza, Magnus Theatre, Paramount Theatre/Badanai Theatre, Portside Restaurant & Bar, Maltese Grocery, Calico Coffeehouse, Painted Turtle Art Shop, Both Hands Wood-fired Pizzeria & Bakery, Marcia’s Merle Norman Cosmetics, The Bean Fiend ~ Cafe & Sandwich Bar, Sweet Escape Cake Cafe & Bakery, Ahnisnabae Gallery, Fresh Air ~bikes by Cyclepath, Lifestyle by Static Sweet Cherry Spa, St. Paul Roastery, Nook Restaurant, Naxos Grille & Bar, Prime Gelato, Tontu Cafe-Boutique & Elfarrow Apparel, Jewels of Crown ~Vintage Boutique, International House of Tea, Resting Frog Yoga Studio, Lisa’s Infinity (artisan jewellery), The Sweet North Bakery, The Bodymind Centre, Mystic Garden, Ski Haus, Community Spokes, Barbecupid, La Poutine, In Common, Lailokens Awen.

MEDIA / URBAN INFILL SERIES SPONSORS:, LU Radio – CILU 102.7 FM, The Walleye – Thunder Bay’s Arts & Culture Magazine, Black Pirates Pub, Waterfront District Bia