TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19
Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LVIII: With Lisa Richter and George Elliott Clarke. Hosted by Bänoo Zan. Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields, 365 College St., Toronto. 6:15 p.m. $5
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22
Toronto Poetry Slam: Spoken word competition, with guest poet Magpie Ulysses from Guelph. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. 8 p.m. $7. torontopoetryslam.com
Story Lines and Colours: A solo exhibit by Genie Weinstein featuring a selection of her artwork in the genre of book illustration. Northern District Library, 2nd floor, 40 Orchard View Blvd., Toronto. Dec. 1–31
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