Past Events

March 10, 2015 - 6:00pm

The Literary Translators' Association of Canada (LTAC) will host their next Literary Translation Workshop on Tuesday, March 10. Rhonda Mullins will lead the workshop, entitled 'The Trouble with Translation.'

March 6, 2015 - 7:30pm

On Sunday, March 6, David Balzer will visit Red Emma's in Baltimore to lecture on his new book, Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else. 

In this incisive study, Balzer travels through art history and around the globe to explore curation–where it began, how it functions in museums and galleries, and how it became a dominant mode of organizing and giving value to content. 

March 6, 2015 - 7:00pm

Please join us to celebrate the publication of David Balzer’s new book Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else (Coach House Books, Pluto Press) at Cabinet Magazine’s event space in Brooklyn. The evening will include a discussion with David Balzer and Ben Davis, Orit Gat, David Everitt Howe and Zoë Salditch.

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.