Category: Cantab Wednesday shows
Featured poets and slams at the Wednesday night Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.
Final night of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams! The top five poets at the end of the night will comprise the 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam in Chicago this August.
Snow? WHAT SNOW. Yes, we did hear that it is only scheduled to snow on Wednesdays from now until the end of the season, but weather, like metaphor, is fleeting, and our jones for poetry is eternal. So: our expectations were met perfectly last week when an ideal crowd of writers arrived early for C. …
New York City poet C Bain. Third open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
C. Bain, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show on myth and story, from the personal to the social. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended.
CUPSI-bound collegiate teams to prepare for their upcoming national tournament.
Capital City region poet D Colin. Second open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
Top qualified poets slam two poems each to see who advances to Finals for the 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam.
San Antonio poet Ariana Brown, preceded by a NO ROMANCE OPEN MIC.
Poet and essayist Hanif Abdurraqib. First open SPEED slam in the new 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
Join Hanif Abdurraqib, the night’s scheduled feature, for an early-bird workshop at the Cantab Lounge before the show. The workshop begins at 5:30, with latecomers admitted no later than 6:00.
This will be a one-hour generative workshop with LIMITED SPACE. Hanif is very popular, so please email the SlamMaster with questions or to reserve …