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Langley is in for a busy weekend of arts and culture

A roundup of arts and culture happenings in Langley.

Percussionists gather at KPU

For the first time in its three-year history, the Day of Percussion event is being held outside of Vancouver, and specifically at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) in Langley.

Hosted at KPU, it celebrates the world of percussion, and will feature clinics and performances by some of Vancouver’s most noted percussionists.

The event is Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets: $5/advance at 2016dayofpercussion.bpt.me or $10/at the door (cash only).

Class and concert

Music lovers are invited to experience some of the greatest chamber music ever written when Germany’s world-renowned Vogler Quartet combines forces with legendary Vancouver-based pianist Ian Parker at Langley Community Music School’s Rose Gellert Hall this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m.

The quartet is also giving a master class at the school earlier that day, at 2 p.m. with the senior LCMS chamber groups. The public is welcome and admission to the master class is free.

Tickets for the evening concert vary from $10 to $25, and are available at 604-534-2848.

Show held over

Langley Players Drama Club is holding over its spring production of Enchanted April, for three extra shows.

The play, which ran Jan. 21 to Feb. 20, will also be on stage at the playhouse Feb. 25, 26, and 27.

Tickets are $15 each, with nightly showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets at reservations@langleyplayers.com, 604-435-7469, or http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/133005.

Teens congregate

A free teen expo is being held at the Cloverdale Agriplex this weekend for youth ages 12 to 18.

The event is being held Saturday, Feb. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and – like similar events held across Canada (teenfest.ca) – it features entertainment, dance, skateboarding, plus exhibitors ranging from education and career information to health, beauty, fashion, and more.

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