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Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LXV

July 31, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm


Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LXV

Toronto’s most diverse poetry reading and open mic series

Featured poets: Beatriz Hausner & Teddy Syrette

Host: Bänoo Zan

Time: Tuesday, July 31, 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


Teddy Syrette indigenous 2-spirit gender-fluid advocate, storyteller, artist, poet & fiction writer, raised on Rankin Reserve of Batchewana First Nation of the Anishnabek people

Beatriz Hausner poet, 3 books & many chapbooks, literary editor & translator, a founding editor of Quattro Books, President of the Literary Translators’ Association

Twitter: @BanooZan & @ShabeSherTO

Instagram: @banoo.zan


July 31, 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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