Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 15, 2019: Team Selection Finals

Come select YOUR 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! Eight poets are qualified and the top four will earn a spot on the 2019 team. $5 cover charge to help fundraise for the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 8, 2019: Allison Truj

2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and light of the world: Truj. Photo by Brian Hamilton.

2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team Member, Most Important Meal co-founder, and literal octopus Allison Truj.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 1, 2019: Sara Mae

FEMS Executive Director Sara Mae. Photo by C. Hartman.

2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and FEMS Executive Director Sara Mae.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 24, 2019: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Top qualified poets slam two poems each to see who advances to Finals for the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. Slamming tonight: Dahlia, Yehya, Mugs, Zeke, Lip, Max, Kieran, Myles, George, Arianna, Meaghan, Joshua, and Terah. $5 cover tonight to support the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 17, 2019: Brandon Melendez

2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Brandon Melendez. Photo by Lindsey Michelle.

Mexican-American poet and BPS and House Slam Team member Brandon Melendez.

Workshop for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 with Siaara Freeman

Rightfully popular and indubitably brilliant poet Siaara Freeman leads an early-bird generative writing workshop on finding joy in grief. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up is recommended.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 10, 2019: Siaara Freeman and The Last Chance Slam

Cleveland superstar poet Siaara Freeman. Photo by Damien McClendon.

Cleveland poet Siaara Freeman and a Last Chance Slam for poets looking to get in (or back in) the team series in time for Semi-Finals.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 3, 2019: Team Selection Preliminaries

The first in a three-night series to select the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team; top poets advance to semi-finals. $5 cover charge tonight to support the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 27, 2019: Justice Ameer

Providence poet and leader Justice Ameer. Photo by Ally Schmaling.

Providence poet and leader Justice Ameer, followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 20, 2019: Devin Devine & Clementine von Radics

Powerhouse touring duo Clementine von Radics and Devin Devine, followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.