Authors, Publishers & Illustrators

Authors & Publishers of the VPAJ

Business Strategy of Characters in Japanese Anime - JAMPRO

Date: 
Aug 15

Venue: BUSINESS AUDITORIUM, JAMPRO, 18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10. Tel. (1876) 978-7755

Time: 3PM

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You are invited to a lecture by Japanese animator and animation director Mr. Masami Suda. One of  Japan’s famous animators and character designers. He has worked on many animations as an animator and/or director since the 1960s. Currently, the TV animation called “Yo-kai Watch” in which the character he designed, is now on air in Japan, is getting popular among kids like “Pokemon” 

Please see the attachment for further details.

Dub Evolution: Poetry Society of Jamaica

Date: 
Jul 29

Venue: AMPITHEATRE, EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 929-2350 (main office)

Time: 7:30PM

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Tonight we continue our year-long celebration of literary excellence by focusing on dub poetry; it's origins, its journey and station as a significant and meaningful element of Jamaican literature. 

Please see the flyer for further information.

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Aunty Roachy Festival - Ranny WIlliams Entertainment Centre

Date: 
Aug 5

Venue: THE RANNY WILLIAMS ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, 36 HOPE ROAD, KINGSTON

Time: 12 Noon - 10:00PM

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Join us for truly special time with aunty Roachy tomorrow at the Ranny Williams Ent Centre .

Bookophilia Book Drive

Bookophilia has set the target of collecting 100 books to donate to the Jamaica Library Service. We need your help and invite you to drop off gently used books to at Bookophilia, 92 Hope Road during the week of the event. However, if you prefer to purchase a new book, we will offer you a 10% discount.

Look out for regular updates of our progress on Facebook and Twitter.

If you have questions or need more information about our book drive, please don't hesitate to give us a call at 978-5248.

 

Poetry Night - Redbones Blues Cafe

Date: 
Jul 30

Venue: REDBONES BLUES CAFE, 1 Argyle Road, Kingston 10. Tel. (1876) 978-8262

Time: 8:00pm

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Please see the flyer for further information.

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Information courtesy of Redbones Blues Cafe 

Animation Goldmine - University of Technology

Date: 
Jul 26

Venue: UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (UTECH), LT10A, 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6.

Time: 11:00am - 2:30pm

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Join us this Saturday for our launch event "Animation Goldmine: Own your art, own your asset" focusing on intellectual property in animation. JANN is the official association for animation in Jamaica. We are focused on building the animation industry locally and regionally in a way that is sustainable AND beneficial to every stakeholder in the process.

Music Club Toscana: A Reading and Converstation - Bookophilia

Date: 
Jul 19

Venue: BOOKOPHILIA, 92 Hope Road, Kingston 6 Tel.  (1876) 978-5248

Time: 5:00PM

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Do come out and meet Alessandra Altamura for a reading and conversation as she discusses her book, Music Club Toscana, which deals with music club culture and the people of Tuscany.

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Information courtesy of Bookophilia 

Limbo with Esther Figueroa - Bookophilia

Date: 
Jun 12

Venue: BOOKOPHILIA, 92 Hope Road, Kingston 6 Tel.  (1876) 978-5248

Time: 7:00pm

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Esther Figueroa is a Jamaican linguist, independent film maker and writer. Figueroa writers in a variety of genres and this Thursday Bookophilia invites you to come and talk to this remarkable woman herself while she speaks about her new book; Limbo.

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Information courtesy of Bookophilia

Hela - Vera Moody Concert Hall

Date: 
May 8 - May 11

Venue: THE VERA MOODY CONCERT HALL, EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 929-2350 (main office) 

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Support the Jamaica Cancer Society by coming to see the play HeLa. Come and witness the story of a woman whose cells changed the course of medical history. You can watch a trailer of the play here

Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of the Jamaica Peace Council 

Belcour Book Launch - Bookophilia

Date: 
May 10

Venue: : BOOKOPHILIA, 92 Hope Road, Kingston 6 Tel.  (1876) 978-5248

Time: 2PM - 4PM

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Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Bookophilia 

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