Two polaroid photos - one showing watercolour paints and the other showing people walking down a spiral staircase - and several cards with text quotes sit on top of a green background with pink ribbon. Type reads: May 10th, 1771: I am so happy my dearest, so fully absorbed in the feeling of this calm presence, that my art is suffering. I couldn't draw now, not one stroke, and yet I have never been a greater painter than in these moments. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Two polaroid photos - one showing watercolour paints and the other showing people walking down a spiral staircase - and several cards with text quotes sit on top of a green background with pink ribbon. Type reads: May 10th, 1771: I am so happy my dearest, so fully absorbed in the feeling of this calm presence, that my art is suffering. I couldn't draw now, not one stroke, and yet I have never been a greater painter than in these moments. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Poetry

CIUT Howl Open Mic

Last Tue of every month: CIUT Howl host Valentino Assenza presents a monthly poetry/spoken word open mic feature, with self-recorded submissions aired on CIUT 89.5 FM from 10:00 – 11:00 PM ET.

Julia Guez: Mapping Our Poems

PAST EVENT. One day only - Sat, Nov. 18, 2023: Join writer & translator Julia Guez for this 3-hour online poetry writing workshop hosted by Poets House. This workshop focuses on the process of building a poem, starting with a word or phrase + the ideas, feelings, rhythms & words it inspires. Space is limited. For adults 18+.

Josephine Ishmon: A Celebration of Life

PAST EVENT. One day only - Sat, Oct. 28, 2023: Join educator Josephine Ishmon for this 3-hour online poetry reading workshop hosted by Poets House. Explore & examine the works of modern poets for a deeper appreciation of poetry, to build community & celebrate life. Space is limited. For adults 18+.

Sauga Poetry Open Mic

PAST EVENT. One night only – Sun, Jul. 16, 2023: Join Sauga Poetry at Studio.89 for their monthly open mic event. This month’s event includes featured artist Caterina Sauro. Open mic performers can sign up before the show for a draw to get a spot to perform. All experience levels welcome. Pay-what-you-can.

Chasing The Poem: Online Poetry Workshop

PAST EVENT: Tuesdays April 11, 18 & 25, 2023: A three-part online workshop led by three Indigenous poets. For emerging writers and poets, unpublished authors, poetry enthusiasts or those searching for new ways of expressing their creativity.