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Calling All Beauty Queens

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Mark your calendars - West Side socialites Jon Cotay, Marcus Riley, and Jill Hopkins will be the celeb judges for Miss Wicker Park, 2011. This modern style / talent / energy contest is Chicago's 2nd-annual online beauty pageant. The goal here is to show how beauty is more than skin deep. If you want to compete for the $1000 grand prize nominations are still open but they close in a few days. After that 10 finalists will advance to the finals at Double Door on October 27. Additionally, this year, Rich Seng, the contest organizer is inviting Chicago bands to enter the theme song contest. [Miss Wicker Park]