Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 29, 2018: Jeremy Radin

Los Angeles poet, actor, and teacher Jeremy Radin. Photo by Tory Stolper.

Los Angeles poet, actor, and teacher Jeremy Radin.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 22, 2018: Charlotte Abotsi and the Champion of Champions Slam

FEMS champion and Providence slam director Charlotte Abotsi. Photo by Em Jiang.

FEMS champion and Providence slam co-director Charlotte Abotsi. Champion of Champions poetry slam: Brandon Melendez defends his title.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 15, 2018: Jayy Dodd

Literary and performance artist Jayy Dodd. Photo by Texas Isaiah.

Literary and performance artist Jayy Dodd. Eighth and final open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 8, 2018: The 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team

The 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team is: Meaghan Ford, John Pinkham, Sara Mae, Allison Truj, Neiel Israel. Photo by Marshall Goff.

A celebratory send-off feature for the 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team: Neiel Israel, John Pinkham, Meaghan Ford, Allison Truj, and Sara Mae. $5 cover to help raise funds for the team’s travel and lodging at NPS next week.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 1, 2018: Crystal Valentine

Top slammer, thinker, and sanctuary-maker Crystal Valentine. Photo is courtesy Werds of Art via crystalvalentine.com.

New York City poet and educator Crystal Valentine. Seventh open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 25, 2018: Anna Binkovitz

Local-for-now Minneapolis poet Anna Binkovitz.

Minneapolis poet and passing local Anna Binkovitz. Sixth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 18, 2018: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam

Four slam teams go head-to-head-to-head-to-head in our final regional warm-up for the National Poetry Slam: Slam Free or Die vs. Mill City vs. Pulp Slam vs. the home team! $5 cover charge tonight to raise money to send our home slam team to Nationals in Chicago.

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 Feature for Wednesday, July 11, 2018: Lydia Havens

Boise poet Lydia Havens. Photo by Rylan Elias.

Boise up-and-coming-and-already-here poet Lyd Havens. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab for Wednesday, July 4, 2018: NO SHOW TONIGHT

NO SHOW TONIGHT! Enjoy a night off and bring us something new next Wednesday!