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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 

DRP Writer's Retreat Meet & Greet - Manor Park Road

Date: 
May 22

Venue: DRP VENUE, 7 MANOR PARK ROAD, KINGSTON 10

Time: 7PM - 9PM

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Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of The Drawing Room Project Association 

Turning Pages - Pages, UWI Mona

Date: 
May 1

Venue: PAGES, , University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Kingston 1. Tel. (1876) 927-1660-9 (main UWI switchboard) 

Time: 5:00PM

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The Department of Literatures in English invites you to Turning Pages: Prose Fiction readings  by participants of the Writers' Workshop hosted by Dr Erna Brodber.

Please see flyer for further information.

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Information courtesy of the Department of Literatures in English, UWI Mona

BIAJ Annual General Meeting

Date: 
May 15

Venue: THE SPANISH COURT HOTEL, 1 ST. LUCIA AVENUE, KINGSTON 5

Time: 10:00AM

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Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of the Book Industry Association of Jamaica 

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