Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Show for Wednesday, December 26, 2018: NO SHOW TONIGHT

No poetry at the Cantab tonight; please join us in January 2019.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, December 19, 2018 with Ilyus Evander

Ilyus Evander, transfem poet/activist from Providence. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Ilyus Evander journeys to the Cantab on the night of our Astrology Slam to lead an early-bird workshop! The theme will be: The Body Speaks, a generative workshop open to writers of all levels.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, December 19, 2018: Astrology Team Slam

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

Our final show of 2018 welcomes poets of the Western Zodiac to the stage for a 4×4 team slam: Fire vs. Earth vs. Air vs. Water, hosted by Myles Taylor. Sign-ups for poets and judges taken in advance.

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.