Alberta Views Magazine invites you to enjoy an evening’s discussion and entertainment
Author Arno Kopecky will share excerpts and photos from his new book, The Oil Man and the Sea, an account of his travels along the BC coastline to follow the supertanker route proposed by Calgary’s Enbridge Energy.Cash bar and snacks as well as door prizes. Music by Beat Guru.
Prizes include: 2 Tickets to Chris Hedges, Signed copy of Oil Man and the Sea, and a 50/50 draw
Join Arno and host Tadzio Richards, at the Commonwealth Bar for an engaging, freestyle book launch. We’ve got a cash bar, great music, snacks and a wonderful opportunity to engage in conversation and dig deeply into the Northern Gateway and tanker proposal.
Alberta born, Arno is a Squamish BC writer whose interests include globalisation, the environment and indigenous people. His most recent book, The Oil Man and the Sea, is a retelling of his 4 month sail-powered investigation of the proposed tanker route for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline. Arno and fellow adventurer / photographer Ilja Herb navigated the mystical coast line, erratic engines and complex cultural and political currents to collect the stories of hundreds of coastal dwellers and their communities in a successful effort to understand the possible impact of the Enbridge megaproject.
Host Tadzio Richards, is a Calgary based writer/filmaker whose passion for the environment, and knowledge of the oil industry makes him the idea host for a full evening of converstation and inquiry into the personal, social and political issues raised by The Oil Man and the Sea.
Thursday Nov. 21, 7pm
Commonwealth Bar, 710 – 10 Ave SW
Register for this free event