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Book Launch and Party! "Red Light Labour"

Posted: October 28, 2018 6:00PM - October 28, 2018 8:00PM
Location: Burdock Music Hall, 1148 Bloor St, W., Toronto ON
Join the editors, book authors, and others to celebrate the launch of Red Light Labour. ...more

Book Launch & Jazz Show: Live at the Cellar

Posted: October 20, 2018 2:30PM - October 20, 2018 5:00PM
Location: The Pilot - 22 Cumberland St, Toronto ON
You are invited to join musicologist and author Marian Jago and the Mike Murley Quartet at The Pilot for a book launch and jazz show. Marian Jago will open each set with a few words from "Live at the Cellar: Vancouver’s Iconic Jazz Club and the Canadian Co-operative Jazz Scene in the 1950s and ‘60s." "Live at the Cellar" is the first book to document the rise of co-operative jazz clubs in Canada, including the Cellar, Black Spot/Flat Five (Vancouver), Foggy Manor (Calgary), Yardbird Suite (Edmonton), and 777 Barrington Street (Halifax). Many of the jazz musicians that were involved in the co-operatives now call Toronto home. ...more

Book Launch & Jazz Show: Live at the Cellar

Posted: October 18, 2018 8:00PM - October 18, 2018 11:00PM
Location: Frankie's Jazz Club, 755 Beatty Street, Vancouver
You are invited to join musicologist and author Marian Jago and Toronto’s Bob Brough Quartet at Frankie’s Jazz Club, Vancouver’s home to live jazz and blues. Marian Jago will open each set with a few words from "Live at the Cellar: Vancouver’s Iconic Jazz Club and the Canadian Co-operative Jazz Scene in the 1950s and ‘60s," the first book to document the rise of co-operative jazz clubs in Canada, including Vancouver’s very own venues: the “original” Cellar, the Black Spot, and the Flat Five. ...more

Book Launch: Live at the Cellar

Posted: October 17, 2018 6:30PM - October 17, 2018 8:30PM
Location: Neptoon Records, 3561 Main St., Vancouver
You are invited to join musicologist and author Marian Jago and Gavin Walker, alto saxophonist and host of CiTR: The Jazz Show (101.9 FM). Marian will talk briefly about "Live at the Cellar: Vancouver’s Iconic Jazz Club and the Canadian Co-operative Jazz Scene in the 1950s and ‘60s," the first book to document the remarkable rise of co-operative jazz clubs in Canada, including Vancouver’s very own “original” Cellar, the Black Spot, and the Flat Five. She will share stories and photographs from this rich and vital history and will follow the talk with a question and answer. ...more

Breach of Trust: Indigenous Rights and the Future of the Site C Dam

Posted: October 14, 2018 - October 17, 2018
Location: Various Locations
Four thought provoking events with Amnesty International’s Craig Benjamin, food and water advocate Julian Napoleon from Saulteau First Nations, and journalist Sarah Cox, author of Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand Against Big Hydro. Presented by the Amnesty International Bookclub and UBC Press. ...more

UBC Press partners with Universitas Press

Posted: August 14, 2018
UBC Press is now the exclusive Canadian distributor for all the titles published by Montreal-based publisher Universitas Press. ...more
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