Celebrate Pride Brunch

Join Special K, Esla Marquesa, Bambi Rey and Lady Muse for an unforgettable brunch in celebration of Pride

Sunday, May 28, 2023 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Event details

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Boreal Café, Level 1

Enjoy a flavourful brunch, as drag queens perform high‐energy numbers and lip‐sync to your favourite tunes!

Celebrate Pride Brunch – À la Carte Menu

Please choose one of the following menu items, which are served with your choice of housemade hash browns or small fruit salad. Beverages will be available at an additional cost.

Banana and mango oatmeal made with oat milk served with brown sugar and sprinkles (vegetarian).

Cinnamon and icing sugar‐dusted French toast with orange supremes and sprinkles.

Three‐egg French omelette with brie and smoked salmon served with a warm butter croissant.

Pillowy Belgian waffle served with maple syrup, whipped cream, blueberry sauce and sprinkles.

Single eggs Benedict poached medium with shaved Montreal smoked meat on toasted English muffin topped with hollandaise sauce, and fire‐roasted smoked paprika.


First seating: https://ticketing.humanrights.ca/32196/34970

Second seating: https://ticketing.humanrights.ca/32196/34971

Images of four drag queens. Queen one is smiling, has long dark hair and is wearing silver heart earrings and a sparkly dress. Queen two is wearing a black brimmed hat, a black choker, a purple feathered boa and a studded top. Queen three has her hair in pink space buns and is wearing black lightning bolt earrings, a black mesh top with matching gloves. Queen four has medium-length wavy blond hair and is wearing purple gloves and silver jewellery.

Special K, Esla Marquesa, Bambi Rey, Lady Muse.

Special K

Winnipeg’s drag chanteuse Special K was born through Prairie Theatre Exchange’s Drag Performance Class. She is the co‐founder of Bahay Perlas, Winnipeg’s first Filipino Drag House, and is Prairie Theatre Exchange’s artist‐in‐residence. She is the recently crowned Entertainer of the Year 2023 and can be found performing regularly at Club 200, Club Happenings and more! Follow her at @specialkywg.

Esla Marquesa

Marquesa is an Imperial Grand Duchess of Manitoba and she likes long walks, sunny days and fried chicken. She’s been doing drag for almost a year, which is longer than her longest relationship. She’s the lead entertainer at Club Happenings and an active member of IICS, the largest and second oldest LGBT non‐profit organization in the world. Follow her on Instagram at @esla_marquesa.

Bambi Rey

Bambi Rey is an Indigenous, two‐spirit drag performer and makeup artist from Treaty One Territory. She has been performing since 2018. She is a member of the Bannock Babes, Winnipeg’s premier #indigidrag collective. Her drag is polished, glamorous, big hair, all about the makeup and sometimes very club kid. You can catch her performing at Club 200 or you can follow her on Instagram at @thebambirey to keep up to date with where you can find her.

Lady Muse

Lady Muse is a drag artist and live singing diva from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is the drag daughter of local icon Elle Egante and has been performing for over a year and a half. Her performances captivate audiences with her unique song selections, vocal prowess and elegant looks. She is also known for her sewing skills and makes nearly every look she wears – mostly in purple! Say hello at @ladymusewpg or catch her at Club 200, Club Happenings, and more.

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Intersex‐Inclusive Progress Pride Flag.

Celebrate Pride Brunch is a part of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ 2023 Pride events.

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