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

February 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Toronto’s most diverse poetry reading and open mic series

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Featured poets: Phoebe Wang & Brent Peers
Host: Bänoo Zan

Time: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Place: St. Stephen-In-The-Fields Church, 103 Bellevue Ave, Toronto, ON, M5T 2N8

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

Admission: $5


PHOEBE WANG winner of Prism International’s Poetry Contest in 2015, with two poetry chapbooks & a debut collection of poetry forthcoming in Spring 2017


BRENT PEERS featured on CBC Radio, by Northeast music & arts festival, and in music publications, organizer of the spoken word collective WE FLIP TABLES!





February 28, 2017
7:00 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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