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Mina Gerges Brings Diversity to Drag Race Canada’s Pit Crew

While RuPaul’s Drag Race has had racial diversity in the past, this is the first time body type diversity has graced the Pit Crew.

Drag Race Canada’s debut season has much to be thankful for.

Though Canada’s Pit Crew was initially introduced as a small group, in recent episodes of the show it expanded. In episode four, a full ten members of the Pit Crew arrive to help the queens play a matching game. The group, which truly spanned the spectrum in terms of skin tone, made history as model and activist Mina Gerges became the first Pit Crew member of size.

Mikelle StreetOut Magazine

To read more of this story, follow the link to Out Magazine


Image Credit: (Out Magazine/Canada Drag Race)

Freida Whales is Swimming Up a Storm, West Coast Style


Freida Whales, a well-known Queen about town for her Drag Queen Storytime, a series of children’s events which won her Kelowna’s Daily Courier Newsmaker of the Year for 2019, is about to embark on her second appearance with her team on Virtual Drag Show: West Coast Canada.

Tyson Cook, Kelowna’s Freida first met Mina Mercury, the host, at a drag event in town a few years ago and kept in contact with the intention of someday working together.

Voila, Virtual Drag Show!

This fabulous whale of an ocean activist has loved working on this series of projects, having fun exploring more creative ways to make videos, getting into the scriptwriting, and experimenting with storyboarding.

When asked what she enjoyed the most, the Okanagan orca says, “I really enjoy being able to take a song and tell a story. This has made my storytelling even more in-depth.”


Don’t miss out! Watch Virtual Drag Show: West Coast Canada on May 18, 2020, by following this link. Special appearance by Jann Arden!! https://www.facebook.com/events/644145129769968/permalink/647059446145203/

To find out more about Freida Whales, check out her website https://www.freidawhales.com/

AJA LIVE | Box Office Tour | Kelowna

Rebellious Unicorns is PROUD to welcome AJA to Kelowna for a very special performance at Sapphire! For one night only, the American drag superstar and rapper will be performing a 45 minute set in Kelowna as part of their Box Office Tour! 

AJA, perhaps best known for appearing on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9, will be sharing the stage with several amazing local queens – as Jenna Telz, Sparkle (and her Diamonds), Freida Whales, Alexa Nerezza and Ginger Snapp perform three short group numbers to warm things up and kick off the show.

AJA (pronouns: they/them) is a Bedstuy, Brooklyn born-and-raised rapper whose “Nicki Minaj-level wordplay” (Rolling Stone) and vicious flow continue to break barriers within the mass-dominated world of hip-hop as a genderqueer Black and Arab artist who’s unapologetically authentic with their craft. 

Known for their “flawless execution” (Vibe Magazine) AJA has amassed a global fanbase following the 2018 release of their first EP, In My Feelings, and breakout on RuPaul’s Drag Race. With their debut album BOX OFFICE (Feb. 2019) AJA’s songwriting, flow and production soars to new and impressive heights, featuring iconic collaborations with CupcakKe, Rico Nasty, Shilow, Shea Coulee and Lady Luck, proving AJA is not simply a reality TV star, but an artist all on their own. AJA is supporting during this show by Shilow.

Will you join us to see AJA perform in Kelowna?

A HUGE thanks to the Hotel Eldorado at Eldorado Resort and Argus Properties for taking great care of AJA while they are here.

We respectfully acknowledge that this event takes place on the unceded, traditional territory of the sylix (Okanagan) people.

TICKETS:

  • Tier 1 – General Admission (VERY LIMITED Availability) $24
  • Tier 2 – General Admission (LIMITED Availability) $29
  • Tier 3 – General Admission $39
  • Meet & Greet (LIMITED Availability) $69

All ticket prices are subject to GST and Ticketing Fee

SCHEDULE:

  • 7:00pm – Meet & Greet
  • 7:45pm – Doors Open for General Admission
  • 8:30pm – SHOW
  • 10:00pm – Dancing (please note this is a regular Projekt Saturday at Sapphire and NOT a FruitCake)

Venue Note:

Sapphire abides by safety and security standards which include the use of proper footwear and having two pieces of identification available at all times. You will not be permitted inside the venue if you are wearing flip-flops or sandals and may be denied entry if unable to provide identification at request. Thank you! Let’s party.

 

Drag Show – Anne Munition’s Farewell Show

Alexa Nerezza Presents

** ANNE MUNITION’S FAREWELL DRAG SHOW **

There comes a time in everyone’s life where they spread their wings and move onto a new adventure. Unfortuneatly our dear Anne Munition ( Rohnan Riley) is moving back to Vancouver Island, and what’s a better way to say goodbye ? …. You throw a show in her honour.

** HOSTED BY **
Alexa Nerezza

** PERFORMANCES BY **
Anne Munition
Jenna Telz
Freida Whales
Craven Moorehead
Valerie Rose
Daisy Confused

** TICKET’S AVAILABLE SOON **

** $15 ADVANCE // $20 @ THE DOOR (IF AVAILABLE) **
** DOOR’S @ 7:30 // SHOW @ 8:00 **
** MUSIC BY DJ DECANUS **

** A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS **
kelowna.lgbt
Rebellious Unicorns
Calowna Costume

Cabernet Cabaret an Underground Drag Show

The Vibrant Vine presents Cabernet Cabaret and Underground Drag Show!

We will be hosting an an intimate evening of entertainment in Jacko’s Lounge featuring Kelowna’s best known drag queens

Freida Whales, Ella Lamoureux and Jenna Telz.

For all you fans of local drag, Rupaul’s Drag Race, or drag show first-timers!

Tickets $30 plus gst, includes show and welcome drink.

All other beverages and snacks available at bar prices.