Melanin Magic - After Dusk Burlesque
Victoria Event Centre
1415 Broad St, Victoria, BC V8W 2B2, Canada
Melanin Magic -After Dusk Burlesque
Thursday, October 6th
19 + | ID Required
Doors: 7PM | Show: 8PM
We would like to invite you to Melanin Magic’s After Dusk Burlesque show. Prepare yourself for thrills and chills in all the right places. We’ve got scorned camp Counsellors, femme fatales , kitty cats and the boogieman themselves! Grab your ghouls and join us for an evening of enticingly devilish burlesque! Featuring an all BIPOC cast (black, indigenous, people of color) - illuminating performers who will intoxicate you not once but TWICE!
✨COSTUMES ENCOURAGED ✨ we will be having a costume contest!! The categories are: Filthy animal, naughty super hero or villain, and best DIY. The winner will receive a prize huddle from some of our local sponsors.
We will be having a ✨RAFFLE✨ all proceeds from the raffle will be going to a local BIPOC2S organization. This month’s organization is The Native Friendship Center.
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General admission: $25 a person.General admission tickets are single seats and are seated first come , first serve. Table seating, bar seating, and row seats.
Or we have VIP tables for $120. VIP tables are reserved cocktail tables located in the front row, with seating for 4.
Each show we have two tickets offered to members of our BIPOC2S community who are facing financial barriers at no charge. If you would like these tickets, please reach out to Hazel Nuez at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will have the tickets for you, under your name on show day.
What is burlesque? Check out this video below!
Beginning Burlesque | What to Expect as an Audience
✨THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS✨
Intamo pleasurables, Keithsonic , Stir it up , Spoons Diner , Rosie Bitts , House of cheek, vintage after death, Empire Doughnuts, La Roux Patisserie , and Hunt and Gather Hair Co.
Our vision: To create a space where BIPOC can share and create art. A space created for BIPOC by BIPOC. We are dedicated to showing and representing our BIPOC community. We hope to encourage more BIPOC to perform and create art. You belong here and we want you here! Be willing to acknowledge and leap into our world as we see it everyday. We welcome people of all backgrounds to attend this event, but if you are attending as a non-BIPOC human, you are an invited guest and you must respect the space that is Melanin Magic. We aim to create a welcoming space for for people of all inter-sectional communities including but not limited to BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+.
≫ COVID Safety Info ≪
▪︎ Masks are optional in the venue.
▪︎ Beginning April 8th, proof of vaccination will no longer be required for entry.
▪︎ Unless otherwise noted at point of ticket purchase, seating is unassigned, and first come first served. If you're attending a seated event, please choose a location suited to your party size.
▪︎ Hand sanitizer is available at wall-mounted dispensers throughout the venue.
Read the VEC's full Covid safety info here:
In the event that public health restrictions prevent this event from going ahead, all tickets purchased for this event will automatically be valid for a rescheduled date.
≫ What To Bring ≪
▪︎ Please bring your email ticket confirmation on a mobile device, or a printed copy of it.
▪︎ Please bring valid government issued photo ID for 19+ events, or for liquor service at family friendly events.
≫ Tickets ≪
▪︎ We do not offer refunds on tickets. If you need to sell your tickets, the best way is to reach out to your social circles or post in the Facebook event discussion.
▪︎ If you would like to transfer the ownership of your ticket to another person, you can do so from your Universe account. See more on how to do this at:
≫ Safer Spaces ≪
▪︎ At the VEC there is zero tolerance for any type of racist, sexist, ableist, fatphobic, transphobic or homophobic behaviour. By purchasing a ticket and attending this event, you agree to conduct yourself with the utmost respect for everyone at this event. In the event that you do not, you may be asked to leave without a refund.
▪︎ If you feel uncomfortable at any time, please let a VEC staff person know and we will try to support you in the best way possible.
≫ Land Acknowledgement ≪
▪︎ We would like to respectfully acknowledge that the territory on which this event takes place is on the traditional, stolen, unceded land of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge the rich cultural history of the many peoples and rituals that have been affected by the ongoing process of dispossession and colonialism. We hold this understanding in our interactions and engagements with this land and its people.
≫ Accessibility ≪
▪︎ Our seating is a combination of high tables, bar stools, and cocktail tables with chairs. If you require assistance with this, please make a note when purchasing tickets or contact us at email@example.com and VEC staff will do their best to accommodate.
▪︎ There are three multi-user, gender-inclusive bathrooms with stalls. One bathroom has a larger stall with its own sink and a grab bar (more details in the ‘Bathrooms’ section).
▪︎ The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. The only way into the VEC is up 27 wood stairs, 11″ deep, 6″ high. There are wooden 2.5” handrails 38” up the wall on each side of the staircase (54” apart, so not graspable on both sides at once. See further details in the ‘Getting Inside’ section)
▪︎ If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and VEC staff will do their best to accommodate.
▪︎ More detailed venue accessibility info is available at:
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