Dim Sum N Then Sum

August 28, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FU's Repair Shop
9910 109 Street
A cabaret show of cocktails, Dim Sum & performances from local QTBIPOC artists

Traditional Asian brunch meets late afternoon rhinestones, sparkle and charm. Don’t worry though, we just want you to come vibe – enjoy some burlesque, drag, and even maybe some sui mei. Even with a bite, your appetite might be hankering for local talent from performers: Shay NanigansMelinda Verga, and Gurlquisha B.Jones

Dim Sum N Then Sum’ is hosted and curated by local QBIPOC sensations Nudell & CallMeKeeks, in the red lantern haven of Fu’s Repair Shop (9902 109st). Fu’s Head Chef Winnie, and Mixologist Niki are here to sate your appetite with a special sunday dim sum menu coming in hot!

Tickets Include:

  • 1 cocktail or mocktail & 1 appetizer dim sum dish.

Doors at 1:30pm with a sharp showtime at 2:00pm. Be sure to get in all your food/drink orders upon arrival.

Dim Sum N Then Sum’ is a show produced and cast to highlight the many talented Queer, Trans, and BIPOC artists in our communities. In community building initiatives, we invite folks to support our community/greater community members by participating:

  • Bringing cash and Tipping your performers/servers!
  • Following / Sharing our event (and performers) on social media
  • Donate a ticket for another Q-T-BIPOC community member to attend a future show.
  • 20% of profits from food/drink from the event will be donated to the CHEW Project
  • Nudell’s Special Strip Menu where 50% of tips made will be donated to the CHEW project

Come join us for a midday lift and join our intimate brunch that might leave you craving for more…

The Roster:

Nudell (They/Them): Saucier than your average bite; come sate your appetite with this dish for your desires. Best served hot, they’ll keep you steamy and have you panting for seconds. Straight from Treaty 6 territory They’re the loooooong glide you’lll wish to keep between your lips. This little award winning noodle has wiggled across local and international stages alike. Get ready to dine on this slick, slurpin gender defiant treat.

Your favourite late night snack…. Nudell

CallMeKeeks (She/Her): CallMeKeeks has been in the performance game in Treaty 6 Territory for well over a decade. With her experience in both African Dance, Hip Hop, Curated Clowning & flow prop manipulation – let her take you on a journey of sensual discovery.

Melinda Verga (He/She/They): Describes her drag as fun, fierce, and fabulous … with a hint of messiness. This seasoned queen (read: old) is known for her high-energy performances, original lewks, and live singing.

Shay Nanigans (He/Him/They/Them): You know them from the hit 90’s band The Naughty Boyz. Shay Nanigans is here to titillate your senses and make you question everything. With smooth moves and comedic mishaps. Let yourself free and enjoy some Shay Nanigans.

Gurlquisha B.Jones (She/Her): This 21yr old dancing diva has been doing drag professionally since last summer!! Her name is Gurlquisha and she is here to slay!!

 

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