Events

Event Announcement: Nuit Blanche 2018

Nuit Blanche is a big deal in Toronto. It is perhaps the most significant art show our city has. But what makes it so unique, is that it’s free! Every exhibit and every show are accessible to the public, including young people like me, who didn't necessarily grow up surrounded by art as a form… Continue reading Event Announcement: Nuit Blanche 2018

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Tam Fam Lit Jam – Poetry Readings

Very excited to share this news. I will be presenting at the "Tam Fam Lit Jam" event on June 9, 2018, from 4.00PM - 6.00PM, at 499 Church Street. From the Event page: The Tam Fam Lit Jam will be a bilingual evening of readings from established and emerging Tamil poets/authors. The event will feature: P. Ahilan… Continue reading Tam Fam Lit Jam – Poetry Readings

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Announcement: Something Different by Scarborough Arts

I am very proud to share some exciting news.  This year three of my poems have been chosen to appear in Scarborough Arts Juried Exhibition and book - The Big Art Book: Something Different. Scarborough Art's theme for the Big Book this year really spoke to me; "Something Different" is about celebrating what makes each… Continue reading Announcement: Something Different by Scarborough Arts

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Announcement: My City My Six

I am very honoured and pleased to announce that one of my stories was chosen as part of the City of Toronto's My City My Six contest. The contest asked for stories that described Toronto in 6 words or less. It was run as part of Canada's 150 anniversary and organized by the City of… Continue reading Announcement: My City My Six

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News: Open Mic & Shab-e She’r

The first time, I spoke too fast. The second, I didn't make eye contact. The third time, well... I should be a regular by then right?!? - So it should be easier. After the encouragement of two people I respect, Amy and Manik, I attended by very first Shab-e She'r Poetry Night in September.  … Continue reading News: Open Mic & Shab-e She’r

Free verse

Day 213: Caribana

The movement of the colours echo the beating hearts of the dancers. The carnival lights up the day, reflecting the brilliance of the sun in the eyes of the people. You want to stand still but instead feel your feet move, to rhythms of songs, from the past that blend to harmonies of the present,… Continue reading Day 213: Caribana

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Day 198: #teamawesome

When you mix charisma, will, and wisdom, You end up with a very fierce threesome. Getting lost in Toronto, following our own tempo. Moving to the beat of #teamawesome! © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: A fun little limerick for a group of my friends and our joke about having our own theme song. Hope they enjoy… Continue reading Day 198: #teamawesome