All-Indigenous burlesque in the TSF

Cara McKenna at Metro Vancouver A politically charged Indigenous burlesque troupe will soon make its debut in Vancouver, as the 16th annual Talking Stick Festival begins in venues around the city. It’s the first time that the diverse Indigenous performance and arts festival has featured the art of striptease — but one of its founding members says it’s about much …

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Theatre classic and burlesque at TSF

By Shawn Conner at O Canada 16th annual Talking Stick Festival Feb. 16-26 | Various venues on the traditional unceded territories of the Coast Salish people Tickets and info: talkingstickfest.ca Performed hundreds of times over the years, Moonlodge has been the exclusive property of one person — its creator, Margo Kane. That is, until this year’s Talking Stick Festival. “I believe …

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