Next Event - Kekkosklubi - Bar Base, Kalevankatu 3

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Dougie K Powell is a British comedian and author, based in Helsinki, Finland, known for their observational, autobiographical and empathetic comedy style.
Dougie graduated from Middlesex University, London in 2016 with a degree in Solo Performance. Since then they have performed stand-up in various well known venues and clubs, including Downstairs at the Kings Head, Punch Up and Glitter, TNT Comedy and Homojen Hommaa. In 2021 they wrote and performed their solo show Gothic Ray of Sunshine at Loukko, Helsinki.
Alongside comedy, Dougie has published journalist articles on various gaming websites, mainly focusing on feminism and LGBT representation in gaming culture. Their debut novel My Best Rival is set to be published in late 2023.

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW: DOUGIE K POWELL (MY BEST RIVAL)

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Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who came out to show your support on Saturday night It was a great day and I was blown away by the amount of support! Thank you to everyone who bought the book, I really appreciate it and I hope you enjoy it. Special thanks to Musta Kissa Bar for hosting! […]

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Book Launch! My Best Rival by Dougie K Powell

The book launch will be held at Musta Kissa Bar in Kallio (Toinen linja 15, 00530 Helsinki.) Here you will be able to purchase paperback copies of the book- if you want I will sign them! The event will start at 18:00 with some live entertainment at 19:00, followed by a Q&A session. If don’t manage to get your book before the show starts don’t worry, I will still be around afterwards. There is no fee or ticket needed to attend the performance section of the evening. Books can be purchased with cash or MobilePay.