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It looks like it’s the third charm for Kelowna’s Pride Week after being postponed twice this year.
“2021 Pride will look very different from what we’ve seen in the past,” said Dustyn Baulkham, Kelowna Pride Society.
There are four events to look forward to this year:
The Bike Derby signs up for the annual Pride Parade to ensure public health orders are followed. On the other side of the rainbow is the big event on October 30th, an outdoor farmers market-style event with vendors and street musicians. In the evening it’s time for the Pride Cabaret.
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“That’s a whole bunch of LGBT artists so we have everything from belly dancing to burlesque to live music and drag, and I’m also working on a comedian to really top it off,” Baulkham said.
After nearly two years of bans and restrictions, this year’s Pride is even more important than the last.
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“We cannot assemble like we used to. I think that’s one of the most important parts of Pride, ”said Baulkham.
“It’s really important that we create visibility so we can help those who may be having trouble coming out or struggling with their identities to know that there is a safe place for them to be.”
For ticket information, visit www.kelownapride.com. To pick up merch, visit www.rebelliousunicorns.com/collections/merchandise/pride. And to tune in online, visit www.unicorns.live/
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