Monday, March 29, 2010

Dennis Owsley reading St. Louis jazz history on Wednesday, April 14 at Urban Eats Cafe

Jazz DJ, historian, photographer and author Dennis Owsley will read from his book City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St Louis, 1895-1973 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 14 at Urban Eats Cafe, 3301 Meramec St.

Published in 2006 through a collaboration between Reddy Press, the Sheldon Concert Hall and the Sheldon Art Galleries in St. Louis, City of Gabriels (pictured) is the only comprehensive history of jazz in St. Louis. The April 14 event is part of the cafe's "Well-Read Wednesdays" series, and will include a discussion and the opportunity to purchase a copy of City of Gabriels and have it signed by the author.

For more information or to RSVP, you can go to the Urban Eats Cafe's Facebook page and click on the Events tab.

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