Arts Events

Douglas College offers a range of Theatre, MusicCreative Writing and Amelia Douglas Art Gallery events that are open to the public.   

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Event Cacellations

In response to the evolving situation with COVID-19, Douglas College will be cancelling the following events:

March 16-20
Jekyll
March 25
MTD Portfolio Show
March 26

The Arts at One presents

Student Showcase Concert

March 26
Pearls 39 Book Launch
March 29
50th Anniversary Concert
March 30
Zappostrophe’
April 2

The Arts at One presents

Student Showcase Concert

April 3
Awards Benefit Concert
April 4
Student Composition Concert
April 7
An Evening of Jazz
April 9
Current Sound Waves IX

 

Calendar of Arts Events

Arts Events Brochure
Arts Events Calendar

 

January 9

The Arts at One presents

Dave Martone, Electric and Acoustic Guitar 

1 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

January 16 – February 29

January 16th

The Amelia Douglas Gallery presents

Three Echoes: Hope & Transformation

Works by Sidi Schaffer, Sorour Abdollahi & Devora

Opening reception January 16th, 4:30-7:30 pm

Live music, refreshments, cash bar

Artists’ talk: January 21st, 6:30 pm in the Gallery

January 16

The Arts at One presents

Sharanjeet Singh Mand, Sitar

1 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

January 23

The Arts at One presents

Low Pressure Systems: Post-Minimal Music for Solo Baritone Saxophone

1 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

January 30

The Arts at One presents

Percussion Extravaganza with Boris & Bob

1 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

February 6

The Arts at One presents

Tones & Underhill 

1 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

February 6

Literature Alive

Featuring guest authors Chelene Knight, Shazia Hafiz Ramji and Ian Williams

7 pm, Douglas College Studio Theatre

Free

February 13

The Arts at One presents

Rick Maddocks & Sun Belt

1 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

March 5 - April 18

The Amelia Douglas Gallery presents

Shards: Bone Deep

Ceramic Sculptures by Otto Kamensek

Opening reception March 5th, 4:30-7:30 pm

Live music, refreshments, cash bar

Artist's talk: March 10th, 6:30 pm in the Gallery

March 6 - 13

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology present

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

By Ann-Marie MacDonald

Directed by Thrasso Petras

Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

Showtimes and tickets: goodnightdesdemona.bpt.me (TICKETS ON SALE FEB 3)

March 13 - 20

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology present

Jekyll

By Howard Coase

Directed by Madelyn Osborne

Douglas College Studio Theatre

Showtimes and tickets: Jekyll.bpt.me (TICKETS ON SALE FEB 3) 

March 25

The Music Department presents

MTD Portfolio Show

Featuring work from the industry-ready 2020 graduates of the Music Technology Diploma Program

2-7 pm, New Westminster campus concourse

Free

March 16 - 20

EVENT Magazine Annual Fundraising Book Sale

Stock up on low-price books and support Douglas College’s award-winning international literary journal.  

New items every day

10 am-5 pm, New Westminster campus concourse

Info: eventmagazine.ca

March 26

The Arts at One presents

Student Showcase Concert

1 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

March 26

The Department of Creative Writing presents

Pearls 39 Book Launch

writing by Douglas College students

7 pm, Douglas College Studio Theatre

March 29

50th Anniversary Concert

Featuring Douglas College Choirs, Concert Band and Alumni voice, winds, brass and percussion

7:30 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

General admission $10, seniors $5, students free

Tickets at the door

March 30

The Music Department Presents

Zappostrophe’

Featuring the Music of Frank Zappa

Directed by Blair Fisher

7:30 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

Free

April 2

The Arts at One presents

Student Showcase Concert

1 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

April 3

The Music Department presents

Awards Benefit Concert

Featuring Douglas College Choirs and Concert Band

Benefitting the Douglas College Award Fund for Music Students

7:30 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

General admission $10, seniors $5, students free

Tickets at the door

April 4

The Music Department presents

Student Composition Concert

An exciting evening of new compositions written and performed by Douglas College Music Students

Directed by Doug Smith 

7:30 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

Free

April 7

The Music Department presents

An Evening of Jazz

Big Band Jazz from the Douglas College Dues Band

Directed by Jill Townsend and Special Guests

7:30 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

General admission $10, seniors $5, students free

Tickets at the door

April 9

The Music Department presents

Current Sound Waves IX

Featuring outstanding projects by Music Technology Grads 

and performances by the Douglas College Fusion Bands

7:30 pm, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre

free

April 23 – June 13

The Amelia Douglas Gallery presents

Works by Pierre Vassura

Opening reception April 23, 4:30-7:30pm

Live music, refreshments, cash bar

Artist's talk: April 28th, 6:30 pm in the Gallery

 

FOR MORE INFO

Contact Krista Graham, Arts Events Officer at artsevents@douglascollege.ca or 604-527-5495.
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