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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 28, 2017: Raych Jackson

Raych Jackson, Chicago educator and poet. Photo by RJ Eldridge.

Raych Jackson, Chicago educator and poet. Photo by RJ Eldridge.

Rachel “Raych” Jackson is a Chicago native who currently teaches 3rd grade in the Chicago Public School system. In addition to being an educator, Rachel is also a poet and playwright. She has competed on two national teams and recently ranked 22nd in the Women of the World Poetry Slam. Her latest play will premiere in the 7th Annual Play Festival in May of 2017. She is working on her first book and proudly loves every episode of Bob’s Burgers.

This show in our weekly Wednesday series takes place at the Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge. Doors for the show open at 7:15. The open mic begins at 8:00 and the feature performs at approximately 10:00. An open poetry slam in the 8×8 series will follow. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.