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Andrew Struthers: Up-Island in Smoke

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Andrew Struthers is, accord­ing to the Van­cou­ver Sun, “one of that select band of writ­ers whose minds are bent enough to be inter­est­ing but not so bent as to be unin­tel­li­gi­ble” — i.e., he bare­ly sticks out of the lus­cious green surf-bat­tered wilds of Van­cou­ver Island’s west coast. Struthers will be head­ing to his for­mer home next week to read from his new dou­ble-sided book The Sacred Herb / The Devil’s Weed, which BC Book­world called “a rau­cous­ly British Columbian mas­ter­piece.”

TOFINO

Tues­day, Sep­tem­ber 26
Jamie’s Rain­for­est Inn
6pm / 7pm / 8pm
Free admis­sion, books & refresh­ments avail­able for pur­chase
face­book event page

UCLUELET

Wednes­day, Sep­tem­ber 27
Black­ber­ry Cove Mar­ket­place
7:30pm
Free admis­sion
face­book event page

PORT ALBERNI

Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 28
Words on Fire (open mic night)
Char’s Land­ing, 4815 Argyle St.
Thurs­day, Sep. 28, 7pm
Admis­sion by dona­tion
Event page