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Livestreaming on Unicorns.LIVE

Online events include Shantay You Stay, Basically Ella, and Sasha TV.

Saturday, January 23 – Shantay You Stay with Derrick Barry & Nebraska Thunderfuck, 7:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, Unicorns.LIVE, and Friends of Dorothy Lounge – Kelowna~ Online

The secret is out and you are gonna FLIP. YOUR. WIG! Announcing Shantay You Stay Saturdays LIVE from Friends of Dorothy Kelowna (315 Lawrence Avenue)! Join us in-house at FOD Kelowna for a bite and a sip as you get in on an exclusive virtual meet and greet with legendary performers from Rupaul’s Drag Race. Those burning questions will be answered, and all streamed to all Unicorns.LIVE.

Space is limited, and reservations are required; choose your trio for $30/person (plus tax), including wine, craft cocktail, and an appetizer. Get those thinking caps on — questions from in-person attendees must be submitted in advance.

For reservations, call FOD Kelowna on 236.420.4565. Shantay You Stay Saturdays begin on Saturday, January 23, 2020, LIVE from Friends of Dorothy Kelowna and on Unicorns.LIVE!

6:30 PM – Seating & $30 Trio Selection
7:00 PM – Deadline for question submissions
7:30 PM – WE GO LIVE with the Drag Race celeb, where you’ll get to speak to the queens directly!

NOTE: Only people at Friends of Dorothy Kelowna will be able to ask questions of the celebrity guests; Unicorns.LIVE will be streaming Shantay You Stay Saturdays, and all subscribers will be able to enjoy the show.


Monday, January 25 – Basically Ella: Skin Care, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Your skin is your canvas, and an artist such as yourself deserves the best foundation on which to create. Not only is it the canvas — your skin is the largest organ found on the human body. Ella will discuss proper skin care and cleansing regimes for a variety of skin types.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Saturday, January 30 – Shantay You Stay with Farrah Moan, 7:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, Unicorns.LIVE, and Friends of Dorothy Lounge – Kelowna~ Online

The secret is out and you are gonna FLIP. YOUR. WIG! Announcing Shantay You Stay Saturdays LIVE from Friends of Dorothy Kelowna (315 Lawrence Avenue)! Join us in-house at FOD Kelowna for a bite and a sip as you get in on an exclusive virtual meet and greet with legendary performers from Rupaul’s Drag Race. Those burning questions will be answered, and all streamed to all Unicorns.LIVE.

Space is limited, and reservations are required; choose your trio for $30/person (plus tax), including wine, craft cocktail, and an appetizer. Get those thinking caps on — questions from in-person attendees must be submitted in advance.

For reservations, call FOD Kelowna on 236.420.4565. Shantay You Stay Saturdays begin on Saturday, January 23, 2020, LIVE from Friends of Dorothy Kelowna and on Unicorns.LIVE!

6:30 PM – Seating & $30 Trio Selection
7:00 PM – Deadline for question submissions
7:30 PM – WE GO LIVE with the Drag Race celeb, where you’ll get to speak to the queens directly!

NOTE: Only people at Friends of Dorothy Kelowna will be able to ask questions of the celebrity guests; Unicorns.LIVE will be streaming Shantay You Stay Saturdays, and all subscribers will be able to enjoy the show.


Monday, February 8 – Basically Ella: Valentine’s Eye, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

With Valentine’s Day just weeks away, Ella shows you how to create The Valentine’s Eye that will have your suitor (or suitors) absolutely falling in love with your look. Using shades of red and pink, The Valentine’s Eye is both smouldering and playfully festive for this year’s “love day”.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, February 8 – Sasha TV: How to Paint a Dragon, 3:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Hot off the heels of her first season on YouTube, Canadian Drag Queen and Painter Sasha Zamolodchikova welcomes you to Season Two of SashaTV, now LIVE on Unicorns.LIVE! Each season of SashaTV LIVE will be devoted to specific topics and areas of interest; in this season’s episodes, SashaTV LIVE takes a deep-dive into her penchant for art with a live paint series entitled “Feeling Her Fantasy”. These fantasy art tutorials will draw inspiration from Sasha’s art and assist you in creating the reality you crave. Future episodes are set to take shape as a “drag variety show” that includes comedy, cooking, art, music and more!

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

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Livestreaming on Unicorns.LIVE

Online events include Basically Ella and Sasha TV.

Monday, January 25 – Basically Ella: Skin Care, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Your skin is your canvas, and an artist such as yourself deserves the best foundation on which to create. Not only is it the canvas — your skin is the largest organ found on the human body. Ella will discuss proper skin care and cleansing regimes for a variety of skin types.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, January 25 – Sasha TV: How to Paint a Unicorn, 3:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Hot off the heels of her first season on YouTube, Canadian Drag Queen and Painter Sasha Zamolodchikova welcomes you to Season Two of SashaTV, now LIVE on Unicorns.LIVE! Each season of SashaTV LIVE will be devoted to specific topics and areas of interest; in this season’s episodes, SashaTV LIVE takes a deep-dive into her penchant for art with a live paint series entitled “Feeling Her Fantasy”. These fantasy art tutorials will draw inspiration from Sasha’s art and assist you in creating the reality you crave. Future episodes are set to take shape as a “drag variety show” that includes comedy, cooking, art, music and more!

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, February 8 – Basically Ella: Valentine’s Eye, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

With Valentine’s Day just weeks away, Ella shows you how to create The Valentine’s Eye that will have your suitor (or suitors) absolutely falling in love with your look. Using shades of red and pink, The Valentine’s Eye is both smouldering and playfully festive for this year’s “love day”.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, February 8 – Sasha TV: How to Paint a Dragon, 3:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Hot off the heels of her first season on YouTube, Canadian Drag Queen and Painter Sasha Zamolodchikova welcomes you to Season Two of SashaTV, now LIVE on Unicorns.LIVE! Each season of SashaTV LIVE will be devoted to specific topics and areas of interest; in this season’s episodes, SashaTV LIVE takes a deep-dive into her penchant for art with a live paint series entitled “Feeling Her Fantasy”. These fantasy art tutorials will draw inspiration from Sasha’s art and assist you in creating the reality you crave. Future episodes are set to take shape as a “drag variety show” that includes comedy, cooking, art, music and more!

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

SashaTV Live – How to Paint a Fantasy Landscape

Hot off the heels of her first season on YouTube, Canadian Drag Queen and Painter Sasha Zamolodchikova welcomes you to Season Two of SashaTV, now LIVE on Unicorns.LIVE! 

Monday, January 11 at 3:30 pm, she is instructing on “How to Paint a Fantasy Landscape.”

Each season of SashaTV LIVE will be devoted to specific topics and areas of interest; in this season’s episodes, SashaTV LIVE takes a deep-dive into her penchant for art with a live paint series entitled “Feeling Her Fantasy”. These fantasy art tutorials will draw inspiration from Sasha’s art and assist you in creating the reality you crave. Future episodes are set to take shape as a “drag variety show” that includes comedy, cooking, art, music and more!

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

Following is the list of supplies you will need if you’d like to follow along during the episode.

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Livestreaming on Unicorns.LIVE

Online events include Basically Ella and Sasha TV.

Monday, January 11 – Basically Ella: Brushes, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Ella kicks off the new year and Season 2 with arguably one of the most important elements of make-up application: brushes. The brush is the most important instrument in your tool kit, and Ella will discuss brush selection and how to keep your brushes tip-top through proper cleaning and maintenance.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, January 11 – Sasha TV: How to Paint a Fantasy Landscape, 3:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Hot off the heels of her first season on YouTube, Canadian Drag Queen and Painter Sasha Zamolodchikova welcomes you to Season Two of SashaTV, now LIVE on Unicorns.LIVE! Each season of SashaTV LIVE will be devoted to specific topics and areas of interest; in this season’s episodes, SashaTV LIVE takes a deep-dive into her penchant for art with a live paint series entitled “Feeling Her Fantasy”. These fantasy art tutorials will draw inspiration from Sasha’s art and assist you in creating the reality you crave. Future episodes are set to take shape as a “drag variety show” that includes comedy, cooking, art, music and more!

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Wednesday, January 13 – Virtual Drag Bingo at Dorothy’s, 7:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, Unicorns.LIVE, Friends of Dorothy Lounge in Kelowna, and Sparkle.

Your Hostess Sparkle will lead you through 3 rounds of virtual bingo, played over 90 minutes. Tune in, enjoy the show, and play from wherever you’re most comfortable. There are plenty of prizes to be won, so register today! The deadline to register is 12:00 pm PST on January 13.

Register here: https://unicorns.link/bingo20210113

To play in person at Friends of Dorothy please call ahead for a reservation – (236) 420-4565

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page


Monday, January 25 – Basically Ella: Skin Care, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Your skin is your canvas, and an artist such as yourself deserves the best foundation on which to create. Not only is it the canvas — your skin is the largest organ found on the human body. Ella will discuss proper skin care and cleansing regimes for a variety of skin types.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, January 25 – Sasha TV: How to Paint a Unicorn, 3:30 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Hot off the heels of her first season on YouTube, Canadian Drag Queen and Painter Sasha Zamolodchikova welcomes you to Season Two of SashaTV, now LIVE on Unicorns.LIVE! Each season of SashaTV LIVE will be devoted to specific topics and areas of interest; in this season’s episodes, SashaTV LIVE takes a deep-dive into her penchant for art with a live paint series entitled “Feeling Her Fantasy”. These fantasy art tutorials will draw inspiration from Sasha’s art and assist you in creating the reality you crave. Future episodes are set to take shape as a “drag variety show” that includes comedy, cooking, art, music and more!

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Looking for Submissions

It’s that time of year again. The Vancouver Queer Film Festival is the largest LGBT arts event in Western Canada and the second-largest film festival in the city, and they’re looking for submissions.

Each August, the Vancouver Queer Film Festival proudly showcases films that illuminate the transformative moments in the lives of queer people – telling stories of the journeys we have taken to find ourselves, each other and our place in the world. They host 11 days and nights of outstanding cinema, performances, networking events and parties, all in the backdrop of beautiful mountain and ocean views.

They seek work in all genres that confronts stereotypes, pushes boundaries and strives for change, arouses and tantalizes, and above all, highlights the tremendous diversity of queer, trans, and two-spirit artists, locally, nationally and internationally.

  • February 15, 2021 – Earlybird Deadline (Free)
  • March 31, 2021 – Regular Deadline (Free)
  • April 30, 2021 – Extended Deadline
  • July 16, 2021 – Notification Date
  • August 12 – 22, 2021 – Event Date
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