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We Love Al Purdy

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We Love Al Purdy

An outstanding event celebrating the ever-astonishing Al Purdy has come together for Tuesday night: spread the word, invite all your friends and take yourself to The Dora Keogh to enjoy.

Here are the details, from the hard-working organizers:

The Al Purdy A-Frame Trust presents an AL PURDY TRIBUTE NIGHT AND FUNDRAISER

Tuesday April 21, 8 to 11 p.m.
The Dora Keogh Pub
141 Danforth Ave

On the ninth anniversary of his death, we will gather to pay tribute to the legacy of "The Voice of the Land," the late, great poet Al Purdy.

And to raise funds for the Al Purdy A-Frame Trust, there will be a raffle and a silent auction of rare Purdy memorabilia courtesy of the Trust and Eurithe Purdy. Admission by donation, PWYC. Donations over $50 (cheques accepted) will be eligible for a tax receipt. Additional raffle tickets will be sold separately.

With tributes by:

CHRIS BANKS
DANI COUTURE
LYNN CROSBIE
JOHN DEGEN
ELYSE FRIEDMAN
DAVID W. MCFADDEN
A.F. MORITZ
KATHERINE PARRISH
STUART ROSS
DAVID SEYMOUR
KAREN SOLIE
NICK THRAN
PAUL VERMEERSCH
and MORE

Full event details here.

Join the Facebook Group.

Information about the Purdy house can be found here in this wonderful Globe and Mail article.

See you there!

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