Illumi-Native Youth Campaign


Talking Stick Festival 2016 is almost here and we are excited as ever by the number of world class, high caliber works by Indigenous artists! One of the festival’s key aims is to encourage artistic expression that is rooted in the community; cultivating a space where Indigenous art and artistic practice integrates into everyday society. … Continue reading Illumi-Native Youth Campaign

Tanya Tagaq enthralls her audience


By Alexander Varty at Georgia Straight If ever there was a revelatory performance, this was it—and the revelation that I had at the jam-packed York Theatre is that Tanya Tagaq’s music is deeply, thrillingly normal. Now, before you assume that I’ve lost my few remaining marbles, let me explain. Normal isn’t necessarily ordinary: Tagaq and … Continue reading Tanya Tagaq enthralls her audience

The Georgia Straight sponsors the TSF


By The Georgia Straight The Talking Stick Festival takes place at the Roundhouse Community Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews) and various Vancouver venues today (February 17) until to March 1. Presented by Full Circle First Nations Performance, the 14thannual festival celebrates the creative works and artistic wealth of Aboriginal arts, including theatre, dance, drumming, music, spoken … Continue reading The Georgia Straight sponsors the TSF

5 Can’t-Miss events at TSF 2015


By Remy Scalza at Insider Vancouver One of Canada’s biggest celebrations of Aboriginal music, art and theatre is coming to Vancouver. The 14th Talking Stick Festival is on Feb. 17-March 1. Dozens of events and performances throughout the city highlight everything from traditional dancing and drumming to contemporary spoken word and multimedia performances. Here’s a look … Continue reading 5 Can’t-Miss events at TSF 2015

14th Annual Talking Stick Festival


By Aboriginal Tourism BC The 14th Annual Talking Stick Festival, presented by Full Circle First Nations Performance, will be taking place in various venues throughout Vancouver from February 17 – March 1. All areas of the performing arts are represented from theatre, dance, drumming and music to spoken word and multimedia performance. These artistic disciplines … Continue reading 14th Annual Talking Stick Festival