Title: Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) Nowruz Celebration
Date: March 29, 2016
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Description: The most diverse poetry reading and open mic in Toronto, for more than two years Shab-e She’r has been bridging the gap between diverse poetry communities, bringing together people from different ethnicities, nationalities, ages, disabilities, religions (or lack thereof), poetic styles, voices and visions. The featured poets this evening are Jacqueline Valencia and Dave Silverberg, along with featured musician Rob Simms.
Nowruz is the traditional Iranian festival of spring which starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox, commencing the start of the spring. It is considered as the start of the New Year among Iranians.