Category: early-bird workshops

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, August 29, 2018 with Jeremy Radin

Jeremy Radin: photograph taken at the old zoo location in Griffith Park.

Jeremy Radin, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a PERFORMANCE workshop before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, July 11, 2018 with Lydia Havens

Lyd Havens, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show on poems of joy, healing, gratitude, love, friendship, celebration, and other happy stuff. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, June 13, 2018 with Sara Brickman: Dreaming Through Nightmare

Split This Rock winner Sara Brickman, pictured here showcasing on the National Poetry Slam Finals Stage. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Sara Brickman, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative poetry writing workshop about Dreaming Through Nightmare.” $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Workshop “Commit This to Memory” for Wednesday, May 2, 2018 with Kieran Collier

Kieran Collier, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show on grief, joy, memory, and honesty. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, March 14, 2018 with C. Bain

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.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, February 7, 2018 with Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib, Columbus poet and NPS 2013 favorite.

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 …

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Workshop for Wednesday, April 24: “Stranger Than Fiction” with Marty McConnell

Marty McConnell, workshop leader for April 24. Photo by Lux Camena.

Marty McConnell ran a wildly popular workshop at the Cantab back in 2010… If you’re still kicking yourself to have missed it, then this is your latest chance to generate new work under Marty’s direction.

Workshop for Wednesday, April 17: “Getting Ink” with Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz, April 17's workshop leader.

Tonight’s featured poet, NEA Fellow Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, presents a workshop on getting published: from research to cover letters to selecting poems!

Workshop for Wednesday, April 10: “Your Heartbeat Has Been Telling You For Years” with Artie Moffa

Artie Moffa, workshop leader.

The evening’s featured poet, the Cantab’s one-time doorman and self-appointed slam conscience, Artie Moffa, presents a workshop on iambic pentameter before the show.

Workshop for Wednesday, April 3: “The Art of Funny-Sad” with Jade Sylvan

Jade Sylvan, workshop leader for April 3, 2013.

Special guest host Jade Sylvan presents a generative writing workshop on the fine line between funny and sad.