What's Happening this week in Victoria! June 7 - 13, 2021

Written on 06/06/2021
Rebellious Unicorns


Events include Queerabilities, More Keys with Matty P, Basically Ella, The Q+ Crew,  Umbrella Rainbow Group, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Group, Inner Light Yoga Nidra, Hip Hop for Him, Queer Stitch-Craft, Wellbeing Wednesday, Celebrating Pride with Canadian Olympians, SashaTV Live, Life Drawing, Sasha & Ella Show, HIM Yoga, The Vicarious Show, and Canada's Drag Cabaret.

Monday, June 7 - Queerabilities - Remote Meeting - Community Care, 3 pm, presented by Queerabilities Victoria ~ Online

We are so excited to be offering the Queerabilities group, as a collaboration between the Victoria Disability Resource Center (Rowan) and AVI Health and Community Services (Marshall).
Until we are able to meet again in person, our weekly topic will be Community Care (a space of support, so socialize, share resources, and discuss our challenges and successes in navigating these difficult times).

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page


Monday, June 7 - More Keys with Matty P, featuring Vicky Sjohall, 8 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

We need more keys - More Keys with Matty P! This week, Matty welcomes a special guest, Vicky Sojhall, a singer/songwriter currently based out of Vancouver BC. On this episode we are getting interactive with the live piano bar segment, along with playing some Matty P originals and works by Vicky Sjohall. Oh yes, and the gab fest...it’s all happening! Don’t miss this episode of More Keys with Matty P on Monday, June 7th, 2021 at 8:00 PM (PST) on Unicorns.LIVE!
 
Pricing: More Keys with Matty P is available live for all Super Unicorn and On-Demand subscribers, and is available on demand 48-hours after the live show; episodes may also be purchased for $8.99+GST.
About Vicky Sjohall

Vicky is an acoustic folk-pop singer-songwriter who grew up in Prince George, and now resides in Vancouver, BC. She has toured the world with her previous project, the nationally acclaimed band “Cherrybomb” - and now continues her music career in various projects and as a solo artist. Vicky’s first love is performing. With soaring vocals and an infectious energy, she is a memorable performer, engaging and interactive. Her songs combine honest lyrics and intricate melodies telling stories about life, love, and everything in between. Stay tuned for new music, new videos, and performance listings as we come out of the COVID crisis.
 
To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page
 
Watch the live stream on Unicorns.LIVE

Tuesday, June 8 - Basically Ella - Treat and Cover a Sunburn, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

Ella would claim she is practically perfect, but sometimes has a few too many mimosas in the sun… you guessed it, the dreaded sunburn. Ella will take us through a few tips and tricks on how to recover quickly using makeup to help the healing process.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the live stream on Unicorns.LIVE


Tuesday, June 8 - The Q+ Crew, 6 pm - 7:30 pm, presented by The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria  ~ Online

Mental health, culture, sexuality, and gender in a new country can feel like a lot to handle. At the Q+ Crew, we are stronger together.

Join our support group to meet new people and get the support you need with LGBTQ2S volunteers and immigrant, refuge and BIPOC youth (18-30 years old).

Registration is required. Email: rmcgeough@icavictoria.org


Tuesday, June 8 - Umbrella Rainbow Group, 7 pm, presented by Umbrella Rainbow Group ~ Online and Live

Umbrella is pleased to offer a new recovery support group for individuals that are part of the LGBTQ2S+ community.

We know that addiction affects people who identify as LGBTQ2S+ at a higher rate, and Umbrella understands the importance of a safe space to offer support and connection. Starting December 8, our facilitators Braelynne and Theo bring their knowledge, passion and lived experience to this weekly group.

* Due to COVID, we have a limit of 6 participants in person.
To secure a spot, you MUST register the day of the group, before 1pm and agree to Umbrella COVID protocols. All others will be invited to join the group by ZOOM, details below.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/95583510976?pwd=RUdKbWZwRkdLV1laY00xT0NhT3J4Zz09


Tuesday, June 8 - 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, 8 pm - 9:30 pm, presented by Four Feathers Society ~ Online

Ongoing Group, Tuesdays at 8 pm

Click the link below to join the Talking Circle 

https://zoom.us/j/98419104951?pwd=YTVRa0xDQkRuTE5aeURwOUw4ekdBUT09


Wednesday, June 9 - Inner Light Yoga Nidra, 5:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

“Inner Light Yoga Nidra” is a workshop that helps GBTQ2S+ men create and embrace self-affirmations that they want to live by, honour, and become with the aim of promoting mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to HIM or email me at edmondtc@muselifeguide.com. I look forward to seeing you at the workshop.

To register, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88262720483


Wednesday, June 9 - Hip Hop for Him, 7 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

Hip-Hop for HIM is a beginner dance class where you will learn new grooves and choreography from all types of dance sub-genres that fits to (or close to) the umbrella of Hip-Hop, such as; B-Boying, Dancehall, Voguing, Waacking, Popping & Locking, Commercial, Jazz-Funk and more. Dance is not only a great physical, creative and emotional outlet, it is also a large part of LGBTQIA culture and history. During Hip-Hop for HIM, you are encouraged to dance the way you feel – you can never be “too fem” or “too masc” or “too” anything, just live your best life, and cheer on everyone around you to do the same. This is a space that celebrates you, your differences and champions living (and dancing) for yourself. Get ready to slay the house down!

To register, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqdemqrT0oGN3AoshBn2QZH83U-gEht-Uz

This group is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason – including for work).


Wednesday, June 9 - Queer Stitch-Craft Weekly ZOOM Hangout/Drop-in, 7 pm, presented by Queer Stitch-Craft: Victoria BC ~ Online

To find out more, join the Queer Stitch-Craft Victoria Facebook Group


Wednesday, June 9 - Wellbeing Wednesday - Supporting a Struggling Friend, 8 pm, presented by Rebellious Unicorns, and Unicorns.LIVE ~ Online

Episode two of Wellbeing Wednesdays will be discussing how to support a struggling friend, which includes avoiding toxic positivity, and using helpful non-dismissive statements.

Join the experience and express your thoughts on the important conversations presented on this week's episode of Wellbeing Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 8:00 PM (PST) on Unicorns.LIVE! Wellbeing Wednesday is available live for all Super Unicorn and On-Demand subscribers, and is available on demand within 48-hours of the live show; episodes may also be purchased for $4.99+GST.
 
About Wellbeing Wednesday
Wellbeing Wednesday is a fun new educational series that’s hosted by Paige Mathison. Paige provides an open minded platform to help educate and advocate for mental wellbeing! This educational experience will provide you the ability to ask questions and gain answers from a mental health professional. She is honoured to help others through their vulnerability with relevant and validating responses, which she believes is the key for positive change!
 
To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page
 
Watch the live stream on Unicorns.LIVE

Thursday, June 10 - Celebrating Pride with Canadian Olympians, 4 pm, presented by TD Bank Online

Join Kim Parlee, Vice President, TD Wealth & Host of MoneyTalk on BNN Bloomberg for an in-depth discussion with, Charline Labonté – Winner of four Olympic gold medals in Ice Hockey, Adam van Koeverden – Winner of four Olympic medals in Kayak, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Diversity and Inclusion & Youth, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Sport), Heather Richardson – Former Olympic Ice Hockey Official. Associate Vice President, Sales Strategy & Effectiveness, TD Wealth, Al Ramsay – Associate Vice President, Customer Strategy & Sales Development, Wealth & Business Banking, TD Bank Group.

RSVP: click here to register: https://tdbg.webex.com/tdbg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e0b4bbf6f98adcdee9923817f501f0872


Thursday, June 10 - SashaTV Live - How to Paint a Unicorn, 6 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

Welcome to season one of Sasha TV, “Feeling Her Fantasy,” presented by Unicorns.LIVE. Episode two will teach us, in a rather entertaining manner, how to paint the one and only spectacular unicorn 🦄 . This art tutorial will assist you in creating realistic fantasy.
 
Sasha TV is sponsored by Opus Art Supplies.
 
Pricing: Sasha TV is available live for all Super Unicorn subscribers, and is available on demand 48-hours after the live show; non subscribers can purchase individual episodes for $6.99+GST.
 
To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page
 
Watch the live stream on Unicorns.LIVE

Thursday, June 10 - Life Drawing, 7 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

Do you like drawing and sketching? Do you appreciate the male form? Life Drawing with HIM offers a great opportunity to practice your artistic skills with a live male model. It is an informal drop-in session and social art group for men.

This is an online event via Zoom App. To register, please follow the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkdumhqj8vHdF06qTaTQlcUBRRWK6lb03q

This group is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason – including for work).


Thursday, June 10 - Sasha & Ella Show - Pride, 8 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

Welcome back to the Sasha & Ella Show, episode 5 is an exciting one! Sasha and Ella will be discussing Pride in an educational and comedic manner. Tune in on June 10th @ 8:00 PM for some eccentric entertainment with these queens 🦄 !

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the live stream on Unicorns.LIVE


Friday, June 11 - HIM Yoga, 7:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

To register, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpduiopjIvG9aIshWI9Elri4mmz_wZXQt4

This group is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason – including for work).


Saturday, June 12 - The Vicarious Show, 8 pm, presented by Victoria Pride Society Online

Back by popular demand!

Every Saturday night in June leading up to the Victoria Pride Week Festival, the Vicarious Show will feature original and truly memorable performances from the very best local drag artists. Hosted by the legendary Henrietta Dubét, the Vicarious Show series will be available on Victoria Pride's YouTube channel.


Sunday, June 13 - Canada's Drag Cabaret, 4:30 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, thehub.lgbt, and London's Haus of Drag ~ Online

Host: Andrew Rosser

Presented by: Londons's Haus of Drag & Rebellious Unicorns Production Company.
 
Performers: TBA
 
Cost: Subscribe to the Super Unicorn subscription plan and get unlimited access to all our shows and series. Alternatively you can purchase this one of show for $6.99+GST.
 
From coast to coast, drag performers are entertaining Canadians and propelling the art form to new heights! Join Andrew Rosser, Founder of London’s Haus of Drag, as he welcomes drag performers from across the country on Canada’s Drag Cabaret! Hear about what inspires local performers and what they are doing in their own communities, and enjoy some extra special performances that will leave you gagged!
 
To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page
 
Watch the live stream on Unicorns.LIVE