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June 26, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm


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Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LXIV

Toronto’s most diverse poetry reading and open mic series

Featured poets: Jenna Tenn-Yuk & Rajinderpal S. Pal

Host: Bänoo Zan

Time: Tuesday, June 26, 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


Jenna Tenn-Yuk writer, facilitator, performer, and speaker, storyteller and spoken word artist, contributor to the CBC, Huffington Post & Ottawa Citizen, 2014 Vancouver Biennale artist-in-residence, writing coach at Firefly Creative Writing

Rajinderpal S. Pal winner of the 1999 Writers Guild of Alberta Award for Best First Book, short-listed for W.O. Mitchell City of Calgary Book Prize & the Alberta Book Award for Best Book of Poetry, for his second collection, Pulse

Twitter: @BanooZan & @ShabeSherTO

Instagram: @banoo.zan


June 26, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:00 pm


Bänoo Zan


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