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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 30, 2014: Boston Poetry Slam Team

The 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team (bartender-approved). Photo by Marshall Goff.

The 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team (bartender-approved). Photo by Marshall Goff.

This night will mark the Cantab’s last show before the 2014 National Poetry Slam, when we send off the 2014 Boston Poetry Slam team to compete for a week in Oakland, California! Janae Johnson, Omoizele Okoawo, Sean Patrick Mulroy, Meaghan Ford, and Melissa Newman-Evans will present an extended feature full of all the hits, future favorites, and rare-for-a-reason B-sides before hopping a plane to the other side of the country. Awesome!

To learn more about the 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team, click here. We’ll also keep you updated here with the team’s upcoming bout schedule at the National Poetry Slam, and links to help you follow along at SlamCenter: the bout draw will be announced in mid-July and we’ll have all the details as soon as they’re available.

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. A slightly shortened open mic begins at 8:00 and the extended feature begins at approximately 10:00. (No open slam tonight.) The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $5.