Joshua Elbaum has been trying to remember the same dream for a decade & invites you to join in the remembering through poems & songs & movement. They have a crush on birds, words, herbs, & a third of the people in the room. You can find Josh looking closely at plants, reading poetry at the Cantab Lounge, or waiting for you on your front steps, having sent you the word ‘here.’ Joshua is a member of the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team.
An open poetry slam is scheduled for the late-night portion of this show, following the feature. The slam will be speed slam format: eight open sign-ups will be available starting at door time, and poets will slam head-to-head in up to three rounds with time limits of 3, 2, and 1 minute. Winner and runner-up qualify for the 2020 Team Selection series. To volunteer to judge in exchange for free admission to the show, or to ask questions about the slam, email the slam curator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, with an open poetry slam to follow. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.