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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

"The Creator's Game" wins the 2018 winner of the Canadian Studies Network Book of the Year award

Posted: October 26, 2018
Congratulations to Allan Downey! "The Creator's Game" has won the 2018 Canadian Studies Network Book of the Year Award! ...more

"Blood, Sweat, and Fear" wins the 2018 Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot Award

Posted: October 25, 2018
Blood, Sweat and Fear: Violence At Work in the North American Auto Industry 1960-1980 by Jeremy Milloy won the 2018 Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot Award (English) from the Society of Automotive Historians. ...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
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