King of Arms Art Ball iiRiverside Park
New York, NY
After a successful launch last year, multi-media artist Rashaad Newsome is back with another edition of his King of Arms Art Ball. Hosted by Ousmane Wiles and Dashaun Wesley, the Art Ball finds the fabulous of the fabulous competing for cash prizes. The entire pier is being transformed into a runway for the beauteous to strut their stuff with winners being awarded in the categories of realness, runway, face, sex siren, and performance. Those coming out to judge the festivities are legends and icons from the worlds of art, entertainment, fashion, literary and vogue. The event kicks off with informal face painting, and a performance by Maimouna Keita Dance Company, UFO Movement, QUI and Shirley House. If you dig on eye candy, there should plenty to feast on at this soiree.