Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 12, 2018: Mary Boo Anderson

Brooklyn artist and writer Mary Boo Anderson. Photo by Susan Li.

Brooklyn artist and writer Mary Boo Anderson.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 5, 2018: Myles Taylor

Myles Talor, glitter enthusiast and 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team member. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Poet, organizer, nationally renowned competitor, and espresso whisperer Myles Taylor.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 28, 2018: Janae Johnson

Janae Johnson, 2015 champion of everything, still crowned on both coasts. Photo by Lorenz Angelo.

West coast denizen and east coast House Slam co-Founder Janae Johnson.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, November 21, 2018 with Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah

Pushcart Prize winner and teaching artist Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah. Photo by Jasmine Boyd-Perry.

Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale. Space is limited and advance sign-up recommended.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 21, 2018: Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah

Pushcard Prize winner and teaching artist Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah. Photo by Tom Kaszuba.

Pushcart Prize winner and local teaching artist Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, November 14, 2018: Petty Party Poetry Slam

Our themed slam series continues with this post-election Petty Party: poets invest their language in the most trivial topics fit for the stage. Slammers and judges are invited to sign up in advance.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 7, 2018: Ewan Hill

Ewan Hill, wondrous western Mass poet. Photo by Michaela Coplen.

Cloud facts encyclopedia and western Mass poet Ewan Hill.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, October 31, 2018: Ghost Story Slam

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

It’s a haunted poetry slam! Poets have two rounds to goosebump up the room with costumes and props in play. Slammers and judges are welcome to sign up in advance.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 24, 2018: Neiel Israel

Eight-time National slam poet and "talented big-mouth" Neiel Israel. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Show and [possible! will she or won’t she?] chapbook release from poetry star Neiel Israel: The Dead Sing Better Than You.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 17, 2018: Anthony Febo

FreeVerse! founder and Adobo-Fish-Sauce partner Anthony Febo. Photo by Christian Arthur.

Lowell poet Anthony Febo on his On Finding Joy tour.