With a desire to appeal to Indigenous and non-Indigenous attendees alike, the Talking Stick Festival’s programming focuses on the diversity of Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, Music, Pow Wow, and Film in both traditional and contemporary formats. This year's theme is Schayilhen (S-ch-eye-yay-lh-un), which translates literally to "Salmon going up.” As a registered non-profit Society, Full Circle’s Talking Stick Festival began as a way to showcase and celebrate Indigenous art and performance to a wider audience. It is the premiere, multi-disciplinary Indigenous arts festival in North America. At various venues in Vancouver.
Places to go nearby approx. 15 minutes away
Bar located at the OPUS Hotel Vancouver features live music Thurs.-Sat. No cover.More info
Sister restaurant to La Quercia serves northern Italian cuisine made with local ingredients.More info
The Flying Pig
Casual "nouveau Canadian bistro" serves hearty beef and seafood dishes.More info
Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca
Long-standing fine-dining Mediterranean grill.More info
Flame-grilled aburi sushi served in an upscale, modern setting.More info
Yaletown Brewing Co.
Eight in-house beers, pizza, pasta, grill items.More info