For a list of readings series and festivals that take place regularly, check out our “Hitting the Road” blog series. You can also find a roundup of literary festivals here. To have your poetry event listed on our website, please email at least two weeks in advance with the following information: Date, name of event, time, venue name and address, city, province, readers, description, and link.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Toronto: Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) XLIV

March 21, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm


Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) XLIV

Nowruz 2017 Celebration
Toronto’s most diverse poetry reading and open mic series
Featured poets: Nasim Asgari & Luciano Iacobelli

Featured musician: Radwan Altaleb

Haft Seen: Alma Mostofian
Host: Bänoo Zan

Time: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Place: St. Stephen-In-The-Fields Church, 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


Nasim Asgari thinker, dreamer, a seeker and student of the truth, poet, student of Human Rights and Equity at York University, upcoming book:  What Was Swept under the Persian Rug, @nasim_asgari


Luciano Iacobelli lifelong Torontonian of Italian extraction, poet, publisher and visual artist, co-owner of Quattro books and sole owner of Lyricalmyrical Press, with five full length collections of poetry


Radwan Altaleb member of the Syria Music academy, teacher and performer of western and Arabic classic and folk music,  solo and orchestral violinist and oudist and composer





March 21, 2017
6:15 pm - 9:00 pm


Bänoo Zan


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