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NPM18: AL PURDY POETRY NIGHT
April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm$10
YOU’RE INVITED TO A CELEBRATION OF THE CENTENARY OF AL PURDY’S BIRTH. PLEASE JOIN OUR READERS GEORGE BOWERING, RHEA TREGEBOV, ROB TAYLOR, JANE MUNRO, RAOUL FERNANDES, KAYLA CZAGA, DANNY PEART, JOANNE ARNOTT AND KATE BRAID AS THEY SHARE AL PURDY’S POETRY AS WELL AS THEIR OWN. HOSTED BY JEAN BAIRD.
This event will raise money for the Al Purdy A-Frame Association. $10 donation requested, $5 donation for students. Please bring cash as we will be selling books and memorabilia, in addition to collecting donations.
If you can’t attend the event, but would like to donate to the Association, you can do so here:
We acknowledge that this reading will take place on the ancestral and unceded territiories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.
Accessibility information: Fully accessible entrance and accessible washrooms.
Thank you to the League of Canadian Poets for supporting this event.