The Small Glories performs Sunday at the Bez Arts Hub. (Photo provided)

Arts in Langley: Music, murmeration, and a new art gallery

A round up of what’s happening in the local arts scene.

In the still of the night

Trinity Western University advance music students are presenting A Remarkable Stillness, a concert of cathedral music on Friday evening.

The 16-member ensemble of choral students perform choral favourites from the likes of Benjamin Britten, Thomas Tallis, Henry Purcell, Samuel Sebastian Wesley and Herbert Howells.

The 7:30 p.m. show is on Nov. 16 in the Emmanuel Free Reformed Church in Abbotsford.

Tickets are $10 for general admission. They can be purchased in advance through Eventbrite or for cash at the door. For more information go to www.twu.ca/music.

Talent times four

A Langley Community Music School’s in-house group, the Borealis String Quartet, performs Saturday in the Rose Gellert Hall.

“The Borealis String Quartet will be presenting a programme that I believe is one of great depth and variety,” said LCMS artistic director Elizabeth Bergmann.

Tickets for the concert are $28 for adults, $25 for seniors, $18 for students and $10 for LCMS students. The Rose Gellert Hall is located at 4899 207th St.

For tickets or information, call 604-534-2848 or visit LangleyMusic.com.

Hi neighbour

The High Point is now home to a new art gallery, HighPoint Fine Art Studio.

The studio is a joint effort by artists Chris MacClure, Brent Heighton and Marilyn Hurst. The official opening of the gallery, located at 2181 192nd St. is from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call 604-560-2181.

Glory be

Small Glories brings their big sound to Langley Sunday as part of a tour that takes them around Western Canada and into the far north.

Small Glories is Cara Luft and JD Edwards who were thrown together purely by accident for an anniversary show at Winnipeg’s venerable West End Cultural Centre. They proved to be a roots powerhouse and have spent the past three years touring globally.

The Langley show kicks off at 8 p.m. at the Bez Arts Hub, 20230 64th Ave.

Advance tickets are $32 and can be purchased through the venue’s website, bezartshub.com.

Taking flight

Erica Grimm, Zuzana Vasko and Emily Arnett have collaborated on Murmurations, a new exhibit at the Fort Gallery.

But they have brought in creative elements from others, including Robert Bringhurst, Joanna Macy, Thomas Berry, Catherine Keller, Pope Francis, Tim Lilburn, Jan Zwicky. They are quoted in the exhibit inspired by birds.

Murmuration is the flying formations created by starlings who fly as a unit without crashing into each other.

The artists in this exhibit have incorporated elements into an installation that both address the complexity and fragility of life on a planet in the midst of a changing system.

The exhibit is on Thursday, Nov. 15 to Dec. 9. Find out more at fortgallery.ca.

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