Category Archive: Cantab Wednesday shows

Featured poets and slams at the Wednesday night Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 29, 2017: Team Selection FINALS

Final night of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams! Revised schedule: 8:00 open mic, 8:45 first round, 9:30 intermission. Following intermission, RebeccaLynn will spotlight, then two more rounds will kick off around 10:00. The top five poets at the end of the night will comprise the 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam in Denver this August.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 22, 2017: CUPSI Coaches’ Slam (CANCELED: Deonte Osayande)

Detroit poet Deonte Osayande. Sixth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 15, 2017: CUPSI Warm-Up

CUPSI-bound collegiate teams from Emerson, Simmons, Wellesley, and Northeastern face off in a traditional 4×4 slam to prepare for their upcoming national tournament.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 8, 2017: Raena Shirali & David Winter

OSU MFA poets Raena Shirali and David Winter. Fifth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 1, 2017: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Top qualified poets slam two poems each to see who advances to Finals for the 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team: Claudia Wilson, Ron Prudent, Austin Hendricks, Zeke Russell, Kylie Noelle, Brandon Melendez, Allison Truj, Adam Stone, Kieran Collier, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Neiel Israel, Emily Taylor, and John Pinkham. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 22, 2017: Hieu Minh Nguyen

Decorated Minneapolis poet Hieu Minh Nguyen. Fourth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 15, 2017: Safia Elhillo

Highly decorated Sudanese-American poet Safia Elhillo. Third open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 8, 2017: Erotic Poetry Night Featuring Chloé Cunha and Love vs. Death

Our annual, wildly popular, and dangerously sexy Erotic Poetry Night! Bring your naughtiest open mic poems. Featuring haiku (you know it) from Chloé Cunha and the Love vs. Death poetry slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 1, 2017: Sasha Banks

NYC writer Sasha Banks. Second open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 25, 2017: Nicole Terez Dutton

Somerville Poet Laureate Nicole Terez Dutton. First open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

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