Power poetry couple to read at Sidney’s Red Brick Café

On Valentine’s Day Eve, poets Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane will launch the new Red Brick Readings series.

Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane of North Saanich.

SIDNEY — On Valentine’s Day Eve, poets Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane, both recipients of the Order of Canada for their literary accomplishments, will launch the new Red Brick Readings series with selected readings from their collected works.

Tickets are $10, available at Tanner’s Books in Sidney, Munro’s Books in Victoria or at the door.

The event runs 7 to 9 p.m. and will also feature musicians and a 50/50 draw. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Red Brick Café, 2423 Beacon Ave., Sidney. The series will feature local authors and will fundraise for the Sidney and Peninsula Literary Festival this fall. For details on the authors, visit lornacrozier.ca and patricklane.ca.