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 at 5 can’t-miss events at the 2015 Talking Stick Festival in Vancouver:
Throat singing on Commercial Drive: Throat singing is a unique Inuit tradition which combines low growling and husky chanting. It’s absolutely mesmerizing and you can catch the undisputed star of throat singing, Tanya Tagaq, doing a solo performance at Talking Stick. Tagaq’s recent hit album, Animism, was named the second best Canadian album of the year by the CBC. York Theatre; Feb. 28; $35 Continue reading:
5 Can’t-Miss Events at Talking Stick 2015 – Vancouver’s Aboriginal Culture Fest