UBC Arts and Culture District present THE SCENE

event_the_scene_13Tuesday, September 3rd, 10am-1pm – FREE!                                  

Norman Mackenzie Fine Arts Plaza (beside Belkin Gallery, 1825 Main Mall)

A free performing & visual arts event held as part of UBC’s campus-wide Imagine Day

Enjoy outdoor mini performances and get your hands dirty with interactive art installations. Visit advising tables to learn about UBC’s remarkable study options in the performing, creative and visual arts. Find out how to get low and no-cost student tickets to amazing cultural events on campus. Want to get in on the arts scene at UBC? Our student clubs are open to all, so come meet our cool club reps. Rub elbows with our returning students over free coffee, tea and snacks in our Artists Cafés. Don’t miss our Dean of Arts, Gage Averill, who performs at 11 am. 


  • 10:00
    School of Music & Chan Centre: South Korean Traditional Percussion played by students, followed by a drumming procession. All led by Dr. Nathan Hesselink
  • 10:15
    Theatre at UBC: Traditional Poi performed by BFA Acting alumna Barbara Kozicki
  • 10:30
    Theatre at UBC: BFA Acting students musical preview of season opener Bertolt Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle
  • 10:45
    School of Music: UBC Saxophonics led by Dr. Julia Nolan
  • 11:00
    Faculty of Arts: Dean of Arts Gage Averill performs songs of social change on guitar
  • 11:15
    Art History, Visual Art and Theory: Assistant Professor Dana Claxton raises awareness about the West Coast National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission with an original performance piece
  • 11:30
    UBC Opera: Flash Mob performs Libiamo from La Traviata & Fugue from Falstaff directed by Vancouver Opera’s Leslie Dalia
  • 11:45
    Theatre at UBC: UBC Improv Club
  • 12:00 UBC Player’s Club: An original stage adaptation of the cult classic videogame “The Legend of Zelda”
  • 12:15
  • 12:30
    School of Music: UBC Saxophonics led by Dr. Julia Nolan
  • 12:45
    UBC Opera: Opera flash mob performs Libiamo from La Traviata & Fugue from Falstaff directed by Leslie Dalia 

OTHER ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Interactive Painting Installation on Main Mall with the Visual Art Students’ Association | Advising: UBC Theatre & Film, School of Music, UBC Opera as well as Art History, Visual Art and Theory | More Student Clubs: CINEPHILE (Film Studies), Player’s Club (UBC’s Drama Club), UBC Theatre & Film Graduate Student Society | Info. Booth/Ticket contests: Museum of Anthropology, Belkin Gallery and Chan Centre

THE SCENE: Join us outdoors in the Norman Mackenzie Fine Arts Plaza, beside the Belkin Gallery at 1825 Main Mall

Map: http://www.maps.ubc.ca/PROD/index_detail.php?locat1=568 | WHEN: Tue. Sept. 3, 2013 10:00 am to 1:00 pm |More at www.thesceneubc.ca

Media Contact: Deb Pickman deb.pickman@ubc.ca | 604.319.7656