Poetry and music at Canadian club

The Canadian Club of Victoria hosts an evening of poetry and music with writer Lorna Crozier on April 18.

The Canadian Club of Victoria hosts an evening of poetry and music with writer Lorna Crozier on April 18.

Crozier is a distinguished professor in the writing department at the University of Victoria. She has received two honorary doctorates for her contributions to Canadian literature. In 2009, she was inducted into the Royal Society of Canada, in 2011 she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. She has 17 published books and has won numerous awards, including the Governor General’s Award for poetry and most recently, the Craigdarroch Gold Medal for Artistic Achievement.

The Matter of Poetry, a Canadian Club dinner in celebration of Canadian arts and culture, also features singer Tim Kyle and pianist Bob LeBlanc.

The event takes place April 18 at the Uplands Golf Club, 3300 Cadboro Bay Rd., at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $35. To register, call 250-370-1837 by end-of-business today (April 13).