New learning space opens in downtown

Red Deer College officially opened a new learning space in downtown Red Deer Sept. 20. City Centre Stage will serve as a unique environment that offers more space in Red Deer for the arts to flourish. The new venue features a 107-seat cinema, a 276-seat theatre, an art gallery and a conference room.

The Grand Opening event welcomed a host of dignitaries, members of the business community and supporters of the College and of the Arts to City Centre Stage for a stand-up reception and tours of the new facility.

A wide variety of programming will take place at City Centre Stage throughout the year, both as a classroom for RDC’s downtown campus, home of the Donald School of Business, as a venue for community art groups like Central Alberta Theatre, and to host special events like the upcoming Alberta Culture Days in Red Deer, the Mayoral Candidate Forum for the civic election and the Donald School of Business Speaker Series. The first student art exhibition will be featured in the Gallery Oct. 21-25.