Occurs on Friday July 23 2021

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 15 minutes


The Port Theatre
125 Front St
Nanaimo BC V9R 6Z4

Performance Notes

× 50 in-theatre, physically-distant seats available

A Port Theatre DISCOVERY Series Presentation

Sonnet L’Abbé is an internationally recognized poet who lives in Nanaimo and teaches at Vancouver Island University. They write about belonging, sexuality, race, identity and plants. After the publication of their most recent book, Sonnet’s Shakespeare, they turned their verse-writing skills to songwriting, and have been active in the local music scene. Most recently they wrote and performed the song “Nazaneen: A Song For Nanaimo” at the Port Theatre. Sonnet was also one of the co-organizers of the Black Lives Matter rally in Nanaimo in June of 2020.

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