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Only Jian Ghomeshi could throw a book launch disguised as a rock concert. The former busker, musician, and now CBC radio host, proved you can be a jack (and master) of all trades as he debuted his memoir, 1982, with a concert at the Opera House featuring the Arkells.

Jian Ghomeshi (left), with Maestro at the launch of his book 1982

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Katherine Holland and Paul Aguirre-Livingston

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Justin Trudeau (left) and Alex Despatie

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Jian Ghomeshi performs with the Arkells

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Crowds at the launch of Jian Ghomeshi’s book 1982

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(left to right) Melissa Grelo, Dominika Gorecki, Amanda Alvaro and Tanya Kim

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Tiffany Astle (left) and Nickie Minshall

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Anne-Marie Mediwake (left) and Olivia Chow

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Kelly Cutrone and Jian Ghomeshi

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Zaib Shaikh at Jian Ghomeshi’s book launch 1982

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Jian Ghomeshi’s book 1982

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