Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) Nowruz 2020
Toronto’s most diverse & brave poetry reading and open mic series
Featured poets: Mohineet Kaur Boparai & J. Marshall Freeman
Featured Dance Artist: Paromita Kar
Haft-Seen Decorator: Sedi Aledavood
Host: Bänoo Zan
Time: Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Place: Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2M7
Doors open 6:15 p.m.
Open-mic sign-up 6:30 p.m.
Show 7-10 p.m.
Mohineet Kaur Boparai poet, academic, teacher, editor, professor, 5 poetry books, the latest: Polychromasia , Pushcart Prize nominee, Editorial & Advisory Board of postcolonial studies
J. Marshall Freeman winner of Saints+Sinners Fiction Contest, upcoming: The Dubious Gift of Dragon Blood, rediscovered his poetry muse through Toronto’s excellent open mics
Paromita Kar Toronto-based dance artist, PhD in Dance Studies, classical Indian dancer, engaged with dances of Central Asian heritages, co-artistic director of Ensemble Topaz
Sedi Aledavood Iranian-Canadian artist, sculptor, academic and art gallery curator
Tranzac Club is an accessible venue with no stairs (aside from the stage) and they have two accessible gender neutral washrooms. Please refrain from wearing perfume.