After the secret success of the first edition of The Glitch fashion show party at Restaurant 212 back in August; the creative conspirators of Royal Vision, Maison Toki, Lavender May & Les Amuse Girls have been caught red-handed plotting the launch of The Glitch 2: Red Velvet Ball, on Wednesday, November 23, inside Yoko Luna, Montreal’s most exclusive and largest supper club at the legendary 1234 de la Montagne location.
In their defence, Myraï Lavoie, Lili Rose, Ugo, Alexandre Hétu & Lay-Khim Heng –the masterminds behind Royal Vision– have pleaded that the raison d’être of this black-tie fundraising event for struggling artists is only to present various Montreal talents and promote their works through an unusual yet spectacular experience.
A hot spot known for its unique Nikkei cuisine and festive atmosphere; Yoko Luna is undeniably the perfect staging ground for their plot since its aesthetic reflects the energy they intend to create, through its conceptual setting, dreamlike essence and overall grandeur.
The central part of the Glitch event will feature fashion designers, such as the multi-talented Lavender May – with her Closet offering original vintage pieces, costumes, and unparalleled burlesque attire – whose creations will be worn by numerous hostesses, models and performers throughout the evening.
Guillaum Chaigne, a young designer with an avant-garde and minimalist aesthetic with an obsessive attention to detail, will also steal the spotlight.
Finally but without a doubt, Vincent la Kuach a.k.a Lakuachimoto will bring an inclusive and progressive touch with androgynous works that swing between streetwear and couture.
During the entire Glitch event a showroom will highlight Montreal painters who will demonstrate their talent in real time on canvas or living mannequins. The first artist Mimi will present her minimalist and modern approach.
Simultaneously, the second artist Amma Valentine will impress with her knowledge of colours and fluidity of drawing in her paintings. There will also be paintings for sale from each artist.
Another central part of the Glitch event will be high-caliber performances by showgirl SaraSophisticated, burlesque performer Olivia Killjoy, sword eater Miss St-Rock, roller dancer Sandie Nuova and draglesque queen Miami Minx, as well as the most popular burlesque troupe in Quebec – Lavender May & Les Amuse Girls.
Composed of performers of all genres, Les Amuse Girls have not only mastered the art of burlesque, but also dance animation and circus performances.
Last but not least, the Glitch event will include musical performances that capture the heart of Yoko Luna’s identity: Turntable tacticians, such as DJs GODsta and Villagomez, will twist tunes, while singers Blond Dragon and Lou Celestino will be the melodic highlights of the night.
So save the date of November 23 and secure your tickets to see how this intriguing conspiracy plays out, with various Montreal artists in the foreground who can’t wait to show you their creations.
Here is what you need to know about The Glitch’s Red Velvet Ball
Tickets: General ($30), Gold ($80) and Platinum ($150) tickets, as well as Diamond Table for 4 ($500), are available for purchase online at eventbrite.ca/e/billets-the-glitch-red-velvet-ball-yoko-luna-460521581447.
Note: It is important to purchase tickets on Eventbrite to avoid congestion at the entrance of Yoko Luna. If you wish you to buy tickets at the door, an additional fee of 15% will be added and they will only be purchasable by by debit or credit card.
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