Verdant Crooked Path: Poetry and Music w/ Au, Johnston, Tosoff, and Williams

Allison Au, Pete Johnston, Amanda Tosoff, and Felicity Williams each have cultivated deep and personal relationships with poetry through their diverse selection of artistic projects. Now, they’re bringing their individual compositional voices and poetic perspectives into the fold as they compose and arrange works for a 12-piece ensemble featuring some of the country’s most celebrated […]

Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) XCIV

Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) XCIV                                                                    Canada’s most diverse & brave poetry reading + open mic series Featured poets: Toronto Poet Laureate Lillian Allen & Laboni Islam Host: Bänoo Zan Time: Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Place: Main Hall, Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2M7 This is an in-person event. Open Mic Sign-up: […]

Kitchen Party Poetry, hosted by Black Sails Publications

Black Sails is a zine publication group focused on showcasing emerging Toronto writers by giving them a platform to share and publish their work. Beginning as a front-yard reading series on Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, Black Sails has grown into hosting bi-monthly reading events and publishing monthly zines. Our Kitchen Party reading events are the heart […]

Probably Poetry

Probably Poetry is a bi-monthly performance series hosted by Probably Theatre Collective. Each event features around eight interdisciplinary artists and writers presenting new work inspired by a shared prompt. Check out our instagram @probablytheatre or our website for more info.

Minstrels and Bards

Minstrels and Bards is a quarterly soirée (once-a-season) in the Living Room at the Tranzac Club in Toronto. A gathering of writers and musicians on the last Tuesday of January, April, July & October from 6:45-8:00 pm. Brenda Clews hosts these beautiful events. There are two poetry/writer features and one singer/songwriter feature, as well as […]