Cantab Slam for Wednesday, December 19, 2018: Astrology Team Slam

For the Boston Poetry Slam’s final show of 2018, we are pleased to presented a team theme slam welcoming the signs of the Western astrological zodiac to the stage. Teams representing Fire, Earth, Air, and Water will battle for poetic supremacy as the winter solstice draws near. This show will feature guest host and producer Myles Taylor in addition to local all-star poets.

This slam format will be a traditional 4×4 team slam, with prizes awarded to the poets of the winning team. All sign-ups will be taken in advance: to slam in the show, please email with the zodiac sign (Sun, Moon, Rising, or other) you would most like to represent.

Judges are also invited to offer their services in advance in return for free admission; please email No experience is necessary, or even desired, although we’d love best to have judges prepared to enjoy investing in the theme of the show.

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 the slam will follow at approximately 10:00. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.