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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

UBC Press Picks: Canadian Immigration Policy

Posted: June 20, 2018
With World Refugee Day and the events surrounding US President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, immigration has been in the news. But what does immigration policy look like in Canada? The following books shed light on some of the issues surrounding Canadian immigration policy. ...more

Our Little Free Library: A Q&A with Liz, Steve, and Kerry

Posted: June 15, 2018
Yesterday, the UBC Press offices got a new addition—an adorable Little Free Library fashioned as a mini version of our office building. To learn more about it, I chatted with the group behind the project: Liz Hudson, Steve Young, and Kerry Kilmartin. ...more
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