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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Did you catch jeff taylor at the Cantab last night? For your sake, we hope so: this long-time open mic-er put together a full set for an enthusiastic crowd last night, showcasing much of his best-loved work: smart, funny, wry, self-deprecating, and utmostly human, jeff had the crowd laughing and applauding right through the night. The final slam in the 8×8 was won by bartender Adam Stone, who took the ten-dollar victory right out of John Pinkham’s hands; expect to see Adam and seven other all-stars challenge Mckendy Fils-Aimé next week.

That’s right: next week is feature Timothy DuWhite and the Champion of Champions slam! The winners of the last eight open slams are all invited back to slam again for the venue’s top honor. Come see what poets spring and summer have brought to the slam.