Past Events

March 4, 2015 - 7:00pm

Kick off the Canada Reads debate month with a free event at the Toronto Reference Library that will celebrate all of the finalists — including And the Birds Rained Down! The event will be hosted by Mary Ito, of CBC Radio One's Fresh Air.

February 26, 2015 - 8:00pm

'Since its launch in November 2007, the A B Series has distinguished itself as an indispensable presenter of musical and literary events. With its innovative and entertaining productions, it has drawn diverse audiences and created new energy in Ottawa's cultural life.' (From the A B website.)

February 26, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Art Now Speakers’ Series is part of ongoing academic offerings of the Department of Visual Arts at Western University. The Winter 2014 series, 'FREEDOM!??' is organized by Kelly Jazvac. 

Critic and writer David Balzer will be speaking about his new book, Curationism. Balzer has contributed to publications including The Believer, Modern Painters, Artforum.com and The Globe and Mail, and is the author of Contrivances, a short-fiction collection. He is currently Associate Editor at Canadian Art magazine.

February 25, 2015 - 7:30pm

Get OUT of the cold for the most happening poetry reading of the winter. Bring anyone and everyone for drinks, coffee, books, and poems. Guest hosted by Fan Wu. 

Definitely a night not to be missed! See you there?

February 25, 2015 - 3:00pm

Amis in Montréal! You are welcome to attend a remote broadcast of CBC Radio's Homerun celebrating Jocelyne Saucier’s And the Birds Rained Down, a contender for this year's Canada Reads prize.

Special guest host and Canada Reads defender Martha Wainwright will be joining CBC's Sue Smith for a look at the award-winning book and its theme of aging on your own terms this Wednesday, February 25 at Indigo Montréal.

February 17, 2015 - 6:30pm

Have you heard the news? Coach House is starting a book club! We're calling it — get ready — the Coach House Book Club. 

Why are we starting a book club, you ask? Well, we feel this isn't so much a book club as it is a gathering of the Coach House community and those who want to get to know their favourite author in an informal, relaxed setting — but calling it a 'book club' seemed like the clearest way to encapsulate all that.

February 11, 2015 - 8:00pm

On Wednesday, February 11, Ken Babstock, Sheniz Janmohamed and David B. Goldstein will take over the Press Club as part of the Pivot Reading series second event of Winter 2015.

January 30, 2015 - 1:00pm

On Friday, January 30, Jon Chan Simpson will be at the OLA Super Conference to talk about his forthcoming debut novel, ChinkstarJon has been named as a debut author to watch by the Quill & Quire, and the 49h Shelf listed Chinkstar as a most anticipated title of 2015.

January 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

Everyone, it seems, is now a curator. In our daily lives, we engage with any number of digital entities that require us to pick and choose, creating playlists and “likes” that are carried over, algorithmically, into future picking and choosing.

January 25, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us at Revue Cinema on January 25th when special guest Geoff Pevere will be interviewed by Richard Crouse as they discuss what many consider to be the most impactful music documentary ever produced, Gimme Shelter. Geoff and Richard, long-time friends and television co-hosts, will discuss the history of rock music as a visual medium and Gimme Shelter's role in that history.