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May 29, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Toronto’s most diverse poetry reading and open mic series

Featured poets: Gianna Patriarca & Thunderclaw  Robinson

Host: Bänoo Zan

Time: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Place: Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields, 365 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2N8

Doors open               6:15 p.m.
Open-mic sign-up     6:30 p.m.
Show                         7 p.m.

Admission: $5

Gianna Patriarca award-winning author of 8 books of poetry, a children’s book and a collection of short fiction with work extensively anthologized, adapted for Canada Stage and CBC radio drama

Thunderclaw Robinson spoken-word poet, themes: nostalgic childhood memories & questioning the world around him, member of the 2018 BAM! Toronto Youth Poetry Slam Team

Twitter: @BanooZan & @ShabeSherTO

Instagram: @banoo.zan


St-Stephen-in-the Fields accessibility information:

The venue has a wheelchair ramp entrance and is all on one level; however, the wheelchair ramp door does not yet have a pushbutton, so someone needs to hold the door open. There is one fully barrier-free washroom.

All washrooms are gender-neutral.


May 29, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:30 pm


Bänoo Zan


Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields
365 College St.
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2N8 Canada
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