You Could Be Miss Subways!

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On Thursday, September 27 at 7 PM​, the 2018 Miss Subways Pageant returns!  Last year, The City Reliquary Museum & Civic Organization revived the “quaint but outdated spectacle and gave it a modern spin”.  The original Miss Subways pageants were held in NYC between 1941 and 1976.

City Reliquary has put out a call for: contestants who believe they should be the ambassador for the subway in its time of crisis. “Despite the potentially “miss”-leading title, we welcome contestants of all gender identities​.”

The deadline to enter is September 7th at 11:59 PM. Finalists will be notified by ​ September 14th.​

TO ENTER​: Send the following to to miss-subways@cityreliquary.org:

1) a short essay telling us why you want to be Miss Subways 2018, what your favorite subway line is, and why it inspires/enrages/enchants you

2)​ a detailed description of your proposed performance. Show your love for our subterranean system through song, dance, poetry, or any other talent: Rubik’s cube solving, hula hooping, speed knitting, playing the sousaphone…surprise us!

3)​ a photo and/or short video (>3 minutes)

Competition will be fierce! The more compelling your application, the greater the chance of being selected to be a final contestant.

Author: The Greenline

Your monthly source for North Brooklyn community news covering Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. Currently 13,000 copies are distributed throughout the community free of charge.

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