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Here we go, a-Carolan

October 15th, 2019

Christ Church Cathedral has invited jazz guitar great Henry Young, poet Trevor Carolan and Marlowe Ferris to provide a concert reading & book launch on Sunday, Oct. 27.

The multi-faceted Carolan will read from his new poetry collection from In Formless Circumstance: Poems from the Road and Home (Ekstasis Editions $23.95).

Henry Young will be playing his vintage Gibson guitar and Marlowe Ferris will be singing and playing alongside.

It’s a by-donation event. Everyone is welcome, of all ages.

Christ Church Cathedral is right across the street from the Hotel Vancouver in Vancouver. The kid-friendly venue includes beautiful stained glass windows and Susan Point’s First Nations mural.

Doors open at 2:30 pm. It’s a one-hour show from 3 to 4.


[Home page photo by Mike Wakefield]


Trevor Carolan has published nineteen books of poetry, non-fiction, translation, fiction and anthologies. He has also produced documentary films and held senior arts positions with the Olympic Games and Banff Centre. Co-editor of the award-winning edition Cascadia: The Life and Breath of the World, and a former elected Councillor in North Vancouver, he holds a Ph.D. in International Relations and has advocated on behalf of Conservation issues and Indigenous land claims in B.C. He teaches at UFV near Vancouver. Find out more at:


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