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The Al Purdy Show: Vancouver Edition

October 26, 2014, 12:00 AM EDT

This is a special afternoon of comedy, poetry, talk, film and storytelling in celebration of Canadian poet Al Purdy, and the A-Frame Association—the effort dedicated to restoring Purdy’s house and encouraging a new generation of Canadian writers. Hosted by writer and stand-up comedian Charlie Demers, this event is a who’s who of Canadian writers including Ken Babstock, George Bowering, Colin Browne, Brad Cran, Michael Crummey, Maxine Gadd, Aislinn Hunter, Daphne Marlatt, Billeh Nickerson,Sina Queyras, Rob Taylor, Sharon Thesen, Fred Wah, and Howard White.
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October 26, 2014
12:00 AM EDT