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The Unicorn Review

Today, Dec 28 at 7:30 pm, The Unicorn Review: A Sip with Sparkle

Host: Dustyn Baulkham, Executive Producer
Interviewee: Duell aka Sparkle

The Unicorn Review is an end of the year check in to highlight all the crazy new shows we got to do this year.

Each episode will focus on a different series and our Executive Producer Dustyn Baulkham will interview the hosts of each show and get their reactions to some specific scenes from their show.

Unicorns.LIVE was born during COVID as we need a place to bring creatives together safely since in-person events were no longer an option.

A Sip With Sparkle – Episode 9 – Winter Blunderland

Join Sparkle live-streamed tonight, December 14 at 7 pm at Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery.

Sleigh bells ring…are you listening? Or, is that just Sparkle’s Grindr notification going off again? Whatever the case, we can’t wait for you to join us for A Sip With Sparkle on Monday, December 14, 2020: Winter Blunderland! It’s that time of year again when Sparkle is covered with the white stuff from head to toe… we’re talking about snow, of course!

A blizzard of beverages will be consumed by one and all over the Holiday Season, but Sparkle’s featured cocktails on this episode will be a “Hot Toddy” and “Santa’s Milk”. The sexiest elf this side of the North Pole, Ella Lamoreaux, will once again provide assistance and charm…while the girls decide who’s on their Naughty List or their Naughtiest List!

Content Rating: R (Restricted) – Suitable for viewers only 18 and older due to coarse language, mature content, and alcohol consumption.

To find out more, follow the link to the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

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What’s Happening (Online) this week in the Okanagan! Dec 14 – Dec 20, 2020


Monday, December 14 – Basically Ella – Eyebrows, 12:30 pm, hosted by Unicorns.LIVE and presented by Ella Lamoureux ~ Online

Unless you’ve had too much Botox, the eyebrows can convey so many emotions. The brow is the crowning glory of the eye zone; Ella will guide you through how to create a masterpiece of your brows, taking into account eye shape, colouring, overall concept, and desired look.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, December 14 – A Sip With Sparkle – Winter Blunderland, 7 pm – 7:45 pm, hosted by Unicorns.LIVE, and supported by Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery ~ Online

Sleigh bells ring…are you listening? Or, is that just Sparkle’s Grindr notification going off again? Whatever the case, we can’t wait for you to join us for A Sip With Sparkle on Monday, December 14, 2020: Winter Blunderland! It’s that time of year again when Sparkle is covered with the white stuff from head to toe… we’re talking about snow, of course!

A blizzard of beverages will be consumed by one and all over the Holiday Season, but Sparkle’s featured cocktails on this episode will be a “Hot Toddy” and “Santa’s Milk”. The sexiest elf this side of the North Pole, Ella Lamoreaux, will once again provide assistance and charm…while the girls decide who’s on their Naughty List or their Naughtiest List! 

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Tuesday, December 15 – Gender Identity Group ~ Online

This is a positive, safe, inclusive, supportive space for, gender non-conforming, non-binary, transsexual, transgender, gender queer inter-sexed or questioning (or any variation there of under the rainbow spectrum) people living in or near Kelowna or the Okanagan are to discuss matters and various topics while providing and obtaining peer support.

We meet every Tuesday from 6-8 via Discord.

For more information on this group meeting, please join the Okanagan Gender Identity Group on Facebook.


Wednesday, December 16 – A Qusic Christmas, 5:30 pm, featuring Jill Karpick, Matthew Presidente, and Bex, presented by Rebellious Unicorns and Unicorns.LIVE

Join us for A QUSIC Christmas on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, broadcast live from The Blackbox Theatre and live-streamed right here on Unicorns.LIVE. Guest performers include queer musicians Matthew Presidente, Jillian, and Bex, all performing some of their favourite Holiday Season tunes as we wrap up the first season of QUSIC.

A QUSIC Christmas will be available to all Unicorns.LIVE subscribers; non-subscribers may access the livestream for $9.99 (plus GST).

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Thursday, December 17 – LOUD Business Jingle Bingo Balls, 7 pm, presented by LOUD Business – LGBTQ Business Association of Vancouver, sponsored by TD, supported by the Kanata Kelowna Hotel and Conference Centre, and produced by Rebellious Unicorns Production Company Inc., hosted by Freida Whales and Sophonda Dick.

LOUD Business is pleased to bring you Jingle Bingo Balls on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 7 pm! The festive season is here, and while we can’t get together doesn’t mean we can’t be together. Your colourful Holiday Hostesses 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!

** You must pre-register to receive your virtual bingo cards **

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page


Sunday, December 20, We Care – A Christmas Drag Special, 7pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns and Unicorns.LIVE, sponsored by Interior Savings Credit Union.

Some of the Okanagan’s most-loved drag performers are getting together for a special night of drag to raise funds for the Etcetera Youth Group. Featuring the talents of Kelowna’s Next Drag Superstar 2020 Khalora Form, Ella Lamoureux, Sophonda Dick, Craven Moorehead, Sparkle, Crystal Chandelier, Alexa Nerezza, Savvy Snippets and more!

Donate: https://unicorns.link/etcetera

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Sunday, December 20 – Transparent Okanagan Meeting, 11 am – 1 pm

TransParent provides community consultation, advising, and advocacy on issues related to families of trans youth. They also operate a peer support network, monthly meetings, guest speakers and a lending library of books, videos and other resources.

They meet regularly on the third Sunday of every month. To find out more, check out their Facebook Page

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Livestreaming on Unicorns.LIVE

Online events include Basically Ella, A Sip with Sparkle, Live @ the KCT, QueeReads, and A QUSIC Christmas!

Friday, December 11 – Live @ the KCT, featuring Early Work, 7 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Early Work is a Kelowna-based alt-pop-punk band assembled through classifieds ads and hashed out in Kurtis’s parents’ garage. Early Work is committed to creating thoughtful, melody-dense bangers, with their sound reminiscent of groups like Microwave, Free Throw, Calling All Captains, PUP, Hot Mulligan, Trophy Eyes, Living With Lions, and Four Year Strong. Their new EP, Alpha, is now streamable on Spotify, Youtube, and Apple.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Sunday, December 13 – QueeReads – Christmas Blues (Part 4 of 4), 7 pm – 8 pm, written by Leigh Jarrett, hosted by Unicorns.LIVE, supported by Friends of Dorothy Lounge, and sponsored by Leigh Jarrett, read by the lovely Dustin Dufault ~ Online

After Ryan lost his wife to cancer, leaving him with three kids to raise on his own, he never thought he’d find any kind of companionship ever again. Especially not with someone like Michael.

The last time Ryan saw his little brother’s annoying childhood friend, Michael, he’d been a geeky, pimply-faced thirteen-year-old. That was just before Michael and his family moved to New York.

There was an eight-year age difference between them, and being in college at the time, Ryan had never wanted to waste his breath talking to some immature teenage kid when he could be doing homework or making out with his girlfriend instead.

Sixteen years later, a chance meeting at a coffee shop in Denver changes both of their lives. Michael, recently divorced from his wife, has two kids of his own, and a thriving recording studio.

Michael is no longer the Mikey Ryan remembers.

Getting the whole brood together for a Thanksgiving crafting extravaganza, and their mutual love of the blues cements Ryan and Michael’s friendship into something neither one of them could have ever expected. Christmas is fast approaching.

How far will their newfound friendship take them?

Contemporary Bisexual Romance, rated R: Restricted – Suitable for viewers only 18 and older due to coarse language, sexual themes, mature content of a sexual nature, alcohol consumption.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, December 14 – Basically Ella – Eyebrows, 12:30 pm, hosted by Unicorns.LIVE and presented by Ella Lamoureux ~ Online

Unless you’ve had too much Botox, the eyebrows can convey so many emotions. The brow is the crowning glory of the eye zone; Ella will guide you through how to create a masterpiece of your brows, taking into account eye shape, colouring, overall concept, and desired look.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, December 14 – A Sip With Sparkle – Winter Blunderland, 7 pm – 7:45 pm, hosted by Unicorns.LIVE, and supported by Friends of Dorothy Lounge and Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery ~ Online

Sleigh bells ring…are you listening? Or, is that just Sparkle’s Grindr notification going off again? Whatever the case, we can’t wait for you to join us for A Sip With Sparkle on Monday, December 14, 2020: Winter Blunderland! It’s that time of year again when Sparkle is covered with the white stuff from head to toe… we’re talking about snow, of course!

A blizzard of beverages will be consumed by one and all over the Holiday Season, but Sparkle’s featured cocktails on this episode will be a “Hot Toddy” and “Santa’s Milk”. The sexiest elf this side of the North Pole, Ella Lamoreaux, will once again provide assistance and charm…while the girls decide who’s on their Naughty List or their Naughtiest List! 

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Wednesday, December 16 – A Qusic Christmas, 5:30 pm, featuring Jill Karpick, Brandon Schmore, and Bex, presented by Rebellious Unicorns and Unicorns.LIVE

Join us for A QUSIC Christmas on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, broadcast live from The Blackbox Theatre and live-streamed right here on Unicorns.LIVE. Guest performers include queer musicians Brandon Schmor, Jillian, and Bex, all performing some of their favourite Holiday Season tunes as we wrap up the first season of QUSIC.

A QUSIC Christmas will be available to all Unicorns.LIVE subscribers; non-subscribers may access the livestream for $9.99 (plus GST).

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


A Sip With Sparkle – Episode 8 – Autumnal Aperitifs

Join Sparkle live and live-streamed tomorrow, November 16 at 7 pm at Friends of Dorothy Lounge.

The days have become shorter and cooler, with nighttime perfect for snuggling up next to an adult beverage to keep you warm and toasted…er, toasty! On this episode of A Sip With Sparkle, our cocktail queen Sparkle is joined by Ella Lamoreaux to guide you through crafting some fantastic liquid fall fare, the “Harvest Mule” and “Spiced Gin Sangria”. Both drinks are Sparkle’s spins on classics that will be sure to warm you from head to toe!

To find out more, follow the link to the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE