The tragedy of the Second Narrows Bridge: a reading by Gary Geddes. On June 17, 1958, Vancouver’s Second Narrows Bridge collapsed while under construction and eighteen ironworkers plunged to their deaths. Critically acclaimed poet Gary Geddes’s collection of poems and photographs, Falsework, marks the 50th anniversary of the disaster through portraits of the many lives affected by the disaster.
After the presentation there will be a book signing by the author.
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne St, 7:00 p.m.
Tickets are $10, free for students (with ID)