ROCKSTAR - Effie & Roy. When not touring, Kevin Levesque donates his spare time participating in fundraising events, raising money for the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation’s Friends for Life Bike Rally, his own ride in the annual fundraising bike ride from Toronto to Montréal raising $50,000. https://www.facebook.com/groups/837053096708212 “I love having my birthday on Pride,” she laughs. Varla Jean Merman - Super Spreader. 1 / 1 Miss Conception will be appearing at the Friday and Saturday shows. Previous. Submitted photo. The Immaculate Miss Conception 2.0. In fact, Miss Conception brings drag to a whole new level. Miss Conception (Miss C for those of us who are lazy), is an overnight sensation that has been 19 years in the making. Miss Conception’s one-woman, live singing shows, launched new each year in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Provincetown, Massachusetts, parody and celebrate some of the greatest characters, movies and TV shows of our time, featuring on-stage transitions from one character to another, with costume change that happen before your eyes. Dueling Drag Divas. Español (Spanish), The Palm Cabaret & Bar(Opens in a new browser tab), Related: Miss Conception Shares Her Top Five Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta(Opens in a new browser tab). We spoke with Toronto's Miss Conception, AKA Kevin Levesque. Drag queens who innovate during the COVID slowdown will be the ones who find the greatest success, suggested Levesque. Tonny Kenneth - Prince. Miss C. remarked that of all her seasons, she loved best the Disney exploration. © Out & About PV, S. DE R.L. Very few drag … She IS the bar. But Max removed them before she rocked over and brought a bone. Drag Queen Miss Conception (aka Kevin Levesque) is photographed at Woody's, a club/bar in Toronto on Tuesday August 18, 2020. The masterpiece must be seen to believed when the undergarments are displayed to the viewers. Drag Queen Miss Conception (aka Kevin Levesque) is photographed at Woody's, a club/bar in Toronto on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. The live, family friendly variety show stars Miss Conception, a “Female Delusionist” and one of Canada's busiest drag performers who is fresh off a pride performance featuring Canadian comedians Colin Mochrie and Andrea Martin. She flowed from ‘bird’ song to another ending with “Rockin’ Robin”. Sutton Lee Seymour - Auntie Social. MR (marca registrada). Miss Conception's Fan Page where you'll find out everything you need to know about Miss Conception. Gary R. Beck Be aware that no character in the media is safe from her sharp eyeballs and the critiques can be a mix of joy and surprise. DE C.V. All rights reserved. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young Drive in Drag Canada, a Vegas-style variety show, toured several cities in Ontario and Montreal this summer, giving drag queens like Miss Conception … I HAVEN’T SEEN THIS MANY COSTUME CHANGES SINCE DIANA ROSS! This is one diva that’s taking the world by storm. Off she traveled to a life of Parisian cabaret at “Moulin Rouge” loving those Diamonds and bouncing to a ‘can can’ complete with bright red feathers in typical fan shapes. Lady Face, one of the most talented drag queen’s in Canada, with her singing range going from Opera, to Rock, to Broadway. There is only one Miss Conception and she is most loved. Many of these stunning ever-changing attires were created and sewn locally. Puerto Vallarta remains one of her top favorites and she adores the people and The Palm. Spencer Day & Effie Passero. Time to play and off she went with “Boogie Shoes” while sporting roller skates for a time. He left that career and entered a new one for 20 years in the restaurant business and property management. Dragging Across Canada is Miss Conception’s newest creation, in partnership with Splash Events. The show stars internationally renowned Miss Conception, a “Female Delusionist” and one of Canada's busiest drag performers who live sings a mix of your favorite pop hits and drive-in movie classics. That is called Talent. From her beginnings in Toronto to touring and amusing [and maybe shocking!] A takeoff on “Monster Mash” opened the evening and had us moving oddly to the beat. With simmering heat and a virus knocking out countless summer events, next weekend will prove to be quite a drag in Midland. O&APV logo is a registered trademark and may not be used without permission. Each performance will be hosted by Jodie James and features different special guests, along with some of Canada’s most entertaining drag queens. Miss Conception travels internationally and has opened shows for comedian Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace) and singer Lorna Luft (daughter of Judy Garland) and has worked alongside Tony award-winning actress Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls). She reveled in Disney’s “Annie” with a medley including “It’s a Hard-Knock Life” reaching the zenith with “Tomorrow” and holding the last note for an eternity. Miss Conception travels internationally and has opened shows for comedian Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace) and singer Lorna Luft (daughter of Judy Garland) and has worked alongside Tony award-winning actress Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls). She would have loved to be Little Orphan Annie except for the being poor part. It is difficult to create year after year and attain such terrific success. TORONTO — Kevin Levesque rarely hesitates to get his hands dirty working the crowds as drag queen Miss Conception, but when things got hairy this summer in the live entertainment world, the Toronto performer literally dug his heels into the mud. Miss Conception storms the Wipeout obstacle course in full drag. Fitting perhaps, for a drag queen that’s all over Pride Week like pan-stick on a freshly shaven face. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Recently Miss Conception has taken her tour to the high seas and river cruises throughout Europe. Measure your life in love.” Spirits were uplifted and glowing as the audience exited the venue knowing that they would return soon for one of the many fine shows being presented here. This is her tenth season here and will bedazzle you with ten costume changes! Who: Miss Conception – international Female Delusionist® – has been selling out around the world for the past 17 years with her one woman live singing shows.This summer “Miss C” brings her new show, Miss Conception’s TV Land, to The Art House.The show features well-known TV character with a comedic twist that includes live vocals, dance and costume changes. To celebrate the launch of our 2020 gay Mekong River cruise, which she will host for the second time, Staff Writer Lino DiNallo chatted with her about her first time going down the Mekong, and starring in our new promotional parody musical, Anything Goes. Own/edit/publish "Beck's Best Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Guide" on Kindle. Each character is her own undeniable image. At 94, that dame can kick her heels. On the high seas, Miss Conception is in demand as a featured performer on ocean and river cruises alike, from river cruises throughout Europe (Spain, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Prague, Italy, and France) with Brand G Vacations, as official Hostess for the Halloween Cruise with Aquafest Family at Sea, and as a resident performer for the Bear Cruise, Concierge Travel and Out Adventures. The singer/dancer/drag performer extraordinaire sprang forth from her mother’s loins on Pride Day back in 1980. You have entered an incorrect email address! Miss Conception is a “Female Delusionist” and one of Canada’s most renowned drag queens. Drive in Drag Canada, a Vegas-style variety show, has been touring across cities in Ontario and in Montreal this summer, giving drag queens like Miss Conception … There’s singing. Miss C declared that thoughts enter her mind and song/theme ideas meld together forming another funny show. With a career spanning over twenty years, Kevin Levesque as Miss Conception, has been delighting audiences around the world with his unique style of female illusion – “a Female Delusionist® if you will”, as Kevin puts it. Dragging Across Canada is Miss Conception’s newest creation, in partnership with Splash Events. Recommended for you Miss Conception does not raise the bar. Her nightly extravaganza features parodies marked by moving from one image to another always appearing to the audience in synch with the well-known ‘person’. Another of her successful season’s shows, TV Shows, brought out the hilarious, dear Karen from “Will and Grace”. 142 talking about this. Mash became Mask and all were urged to wear one to protect everyone in this pandemic always. Learn how your comment data is processed. Drag queens who innovate during the COVID slowdown will be the ones who find the greatest success, suggested Levesque. Signup for our newsletter to stay updated on our site updates and news. Gary was born in Ohio, was awarded two degrees in Horticulture at Michigan State University, moved to San Francisco where he worked in the commercial nursery biz. 5 Stars. In full drag, Toronto’s Miss Conception plunged headfirst into the obstacle course, diving into freezing cold water, crawling through mud and bouncing off big red balls, all the time with her kohl-painted eye on the $50,000 prize. The legendary Canadian ‘delusionist’ MISS CONCEPTION is finally making her Ptown debut with FORBIDDEN DIZNEE her wonderfully hilarious dirty show for fans of the Magic Kingdom … One lays on top of the other unnoticed until the top one is stripped away. Amazing costumes (usually too many changes too count), great dialogue and comedy, excellent live vocals of well selected songs and, even, a well timed dance step or two. Drag performers are a lot of fun and Vallarta has one of the most talented and sought after stars of drag, Miss Conception. Conception Kevin Levesque is a celebrated drag performer who transforms into Miss. And after months of dejection for much of the drag community, Miss Conception’s backyard shows may have offered a runway to the future. And after months of dejection for much of the drag community, Miss Conception’s backyard shows may have offered a runway to the future. Canada’s first ever drive-in drag tour, Dragging Across Canada offers audiences a fabulous evening of drag, costumes, live singing, comedy and dancing, under the stars at a drive-in theatre near you, and all from the comfort of your own car. Offstage with Tonny Kenneth (Video episode 1), Buzzworthy Queer Headlines with Josh Robbins, https://thepalmcabaret.com/miss-conception/, Miss Conception: female delusionist “extra-ordinaire” INTERVIEW, Miss Conception Shares Her Top Five Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta, Couple Urges Caution After Puerto Vallarta Grindr Incident, https://www.facebook.com/groups/837053096708212, Diva Daniela talks on how the pandemic has affected LGBT+ nightclub’s entertainers, Puerto Vallarta hotels can now operate at 75 percent capacity, Puerto Vallarta in the Running for Gay Travel Awards. From her beginnings in Toronto’s bar scene, to sell out audiences wherever she appears around the world, Miss Conception has audiences howling with laughter and leaping to their feet with applause. Conceptionat the best Toronto gay bars. There’s storytelling, Lewd jokes have a definite shelf-life, and she knows it: with a sense of timing that’s perfection, she knows when to get dirty and when to go high, and it’s all absolutely flawless. Kevin’s own charity fund, the Miss Conception Resident Comfort Fund with Toronto’s Fife House, has raised over $14,000 to assist residents in need of medication, as well providing bedding and other household items to help give them a new start. Puerto Vallarta, JAL. Miss Conception travels internationally on her own tours and opening act for many top performers. Remembering her season of Where in the World traveling, she landed across the Big Pond in England where she was the Queen of England singing, what else, “Dancing Queen”. Other credits include Second City (Toronto), being featured on ‘Queer as Folk’ and ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’, and having the distinction of being the first contestant on Wipeout Canada to ever run the course in full drag. Miss Conception took some time to talk to Provincetown Magazine about how Wilma Flintstone is a drag icon, auditioning for the first season of Drag Race Canada, and how to clear customs when traveling internationally as a drag queen! For more information, visit www.missconception.com and www.driveindrag.com. Queen Live Forever. For most, drag is an extremely expensive hobby that they enjoy doing. Miss Conception wore a fitting burlesque corset dress with underlying full bands of bright colors. Kevin Leveque created his lovable, energetic character, Miss Conception, about 18 years ago and has been selling out shows around the world with these entertaining shows ever since! Drag is all the rage in Canada right now (with CTV’s Canada’s Drag Race just premiering), one of Canada’s most renowned drag queens, Miss Conception is taking her show on the road and coming to a drive in near you. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / Chris Young) This post is also available in: And after months of dejection for much of the drag community, Miss Conception's backyard shows may have offered a runway to the future. “Seasons of Love” from Glee: “Share love, give love, spread love. Miss Conception–Female Delusionist Extraordinaire–was literally born on Pride Weekend, and she only got gayer from there. Jezebel Bardot who is Toronto’s French Canadian drag queen. patrons all over the place she has impressed listeners with her live singing and wowed the gathered multitude with stunning costumes, some of which are changed before your eyes on stage with the appropriate wig chosen from her vast collection. He became a full-timer in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in April, 2010 after 31 years of visiting and staying a total of five months per year since 2005. Miss Conception Celebrates 10 Years of Drag. Branden & James - Lady Gaga Songbook. Yes, some drag queens make a living from drag, but trust me when I tell you that the majority of drag queens I know have full-time jobs and spend more money than they make from drag. Miss Conception was born proud. “Blackbird” started off her portrayal of “The Birds” from her movies show. There’s dancing. A new drag show hit the stage in Sault Ste Marie and Sudbury to fundraise for a summer camp for LGBTQ youth.