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A Sip with Sparkle – Episode 3

Yaaassss folx! It’s Pride Month — Happy Pride to one and all! This episode has Sparkle all turnt up for Pride, and she’s mixing up some very special cocktails for you to help celebrate. Watch step-by-step instruction as Sparkle builds “Lions, Tigers & Bears”, a feature cocktail at Friends of Dorothy Lounge, PLUS a top-secret-yet-to-be-named drink of Sparkle’s own creation, made with Okanagan Spirits Evolve Gin. ICYMI: Evolve Gin is part of Okanagan Spirits’ commitment to fighting discimination stemming from gender inequality. A Sip With Sparkle! — it’s the perfect way to kick off Pride month! 

About “A Sip with Sparkle”
She twinkles, she glistens, she sparkles…and she’s the Okanagan’s cocktail queen!Join the glimmering drag star Sparkle for Sip with Sparkle!, as she concocts a bevy of beverages live on the interwebs. Known for her energy, charisma, sassy wit, and fabulous blonde hair, Sparkle serves up a delicious combination of glamour, alcohol, and witty repartee. With locally sourced ingredients and step-by-step instructions on how to create these luscious libations, you’ll be sipping (and, perhaps, snort-laughing) your way through each episode. Sounds fabulous, nest-ce pas?

Watch it live on the Unicorns.live Facebook Page!

Drag Bingo Online!


It’s Pride Month y’all and you’re invited to a virtually fabulous session of Drag Bingo Online on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 7pm hosted from Friends of Dorothy Lounge and live-streamed on the Facebook Unicorns.LIVE page. Your host(esses) will guide you through a veritable wonderland of numbers and nonsense, replete with prizes and Pride!

To play, you’ll have to register in advance on Unicorns.LIVE [link coming soon!] by 12 Noon on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. You’ll receive your virtual bingo cards by email before you tune in on Wednesday at 7pm; then get set to play! There are plenty of prizes to be won

Virtual Drag Show West Coast Canada

After the overwhelming success of the April show, 25 drag artists from British-Columbia are back for the Virtual Drag Show: West Coast Canada!

Mina Mercury is excited to be hosting the second West Coast Edition of the show on Monday, May 18th, 2020 at 6PM (Pacific Time) and 9PM (Eastern Time) on her youtube channel www.youtube.com/Minamercury

Mina is thrilled to bring back a diverse group of drag artists from Kelowna, the Greater Vancouver area and Victoria. The show will also bring in surprise guest appearances from Juno Award Winnner Jann Arden,Eureka The Elephant Queen and Laila McQueen from RuPaul’s Drag Race, from ETalk and the Marilyn Dennis show Mana Mansour and OutTV personality Josh Rimer.

The local line up of this edition consists of performances by Canada’s Drag Race Ilona Verley and Scarlett BoBoas well as 25 other incredible and mind-blowing BC Drag artists such as:

Boi Idol
Carrie dawn
Chaz Avery
Eddi Licious
Eva Scarlett
Fancy Pants
Flaming Wok
Freida Whales
Gia Metric
Henrietta Dubét
Homo Hardware
Jaylene Tyme
Jerrilynn Spears
Kara Juku
Karmella Barr
Kendall Gendr
Mila dramatic
Miss Understood
Persi Flage
Rogue Rogue
Shay Dior
Vivian Vanderpuss

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/644145129769968/

Virtual Drag Show – Vol. 5: West Coast – Drag Show Virtuel

*****FIFTH EDITION – WEST COAST (Okanagan, Greater Vancouver Area, Victoria)*****

Most self-employed queer artists are facing a difficult road ahead.

We understand and respect the necessities imposed by our government and our hearts go out to the victims and all those affected by COVID 19.

Mina Mercury will be hosting this edition of the fundraiser for our drag community.

A large portion of our drag community does not have a day job and are now suddenly confronted with a difficult reality.

Our drag community is already hurting financially from the current situation. We therefore invite you to virtually attend our show on Monday, April 13th at 6 PM (West Coast) and 9 PM (East Coast) on Mina Mercury’s YouTube Live and Facebook Live pages.

Now is the time to support your local drag performers, so tip generously!

Please donate using the link below: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-your-west-coast-drags

Cast Announcement soon!

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2650387018575698/

FruitCake: SuperQueeros

In a parallel universe, Wonder Woman and Black Widow are a happily married power-couple fighting universal crimes and raising triplets, whilst planning their summer gaycation with Thor, Wolverine, and their trans child, Kitty Pryde.

Let your inner superhero come out to play at FruitCake: SuperQueeros! Celebrate your bravery for being YOU at this epically gender-inclusive, sexually liberated superhero themed soiree. Is that a laser blaster in your tights, or are you just happy to party?

Doors 9PM | Show 9:30PM | Dancing till late starting at 11PM. Dancing only tickets available at the door and subject to capacity.

Performers TBD — STAY TUNED!

Sapphire lounge is wheelchair accessible.

Tickets: $10 advance | More $ at the door (based on availability and capacity)

Tickets available through EZTix, our ticketing partner!

Be sure to check out our NEW and limited access Season Pass for FruitCake. Save a minimum of 60% off the regular price.

19+ – valid government issued photo ID required for entry. This is a nightclub so whether you are 20 or 90 you MUST have a valid government issued photo ID, it will be scanned at the door).

Please plan ahead for a safe ride home; do not drive high or drunk.

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.

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


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