Big Queer Filipino Karaoke Night – Evergreen Cultural Centre
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November 24, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Big Queer Filipino Karaoke Night! is a Clown-Drag-Karaoke Extravaganza, serving up Filipino-Canadian identity shenanigans, queer insights, family epiphanies, and soul gratifying karaoke! Inspired by Davey Calderon’s visit to his family’s ancestral land, the Philippines, this show is an interactive celebration of the intersections found in oneself.
BQFKN! was created on the unceded lands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and səlil̓wətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim-speaking Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) peoples. This show is proud to be created by POC, QTPOC, and queer collaborators. All showings of BQFKN! have opt-in/opt-out values throughout a performance.
Audiences are invited by Ate Dee-Dee to the first EVER queer-Filipinx karaoke night, all themed around quintessentially “queer-Filipinx” karaoke songs. However, things don’t always go to plan, as the man underneath the plastic wig (Davey) is still confronted by what inspired this kooky karaoke night -his trip to the Philippines- and can’t help but interrupt the night’s performance. He wants everyone to know about these bursting conflicted feelings, much to Ate Dee-Dee’s chagrin. Follow Ate Dee-Dee and Davey on this karaoke-storytelling-theatre journey that redefines everything you think you know about being Filipino.