BC Culture Days Provincial Launch
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Surrey City Hall, Centre Stage, 13450 104th Avenue
Presented in partnership with the City of Surrey, Surrey Arts Centre, Surrey Art Gallery, and Surrey Libraries, the BC Culture Days provincial launch will take place on September 25, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Surrey City Hall, Centre Stage. Everyone is invited to join in this free public community celebration featuring:
– Christopher Gaze, Artistic Director of Bard on the Beach as emcee;
– Performances by Country singer, Lisa Brokop, Spirit of the West’s John Mann, Surrey City Orchestra Brass Ensemble, Praise TEAM (hip hop dance troupe),and Heritage Re-enactors;
– A cultural forecastby CTV’s Marke Driesschen;
Salmon by Evelyn Roth, 1997, fabric sculpture; Collection of the Surrey
Art Gallery. Acquired with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts
Acquisition Assistance program. Photograph by Brian Geibelhaus.
– Speakers, Sal Ferreras, Provost and Vice President Academic at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Lucille Pacey, President and CEO of Arts Umbrella;
– Surrey Art Gallery’s giant inflatable salmon by artist, Evelyn Roth & Surrey Libraries storytelling;
– A poetry reading by Rawle Iam James, 2014 BC Culture Days Ambassador;
– Onsite sketching by Elizabeth Hollick and painting activities presented by the South Surrey/ White Rock Society;
– Food trucks & more!