Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, October 31, 2018: Ghost Story Slam

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

It’s a haunted poetry slam! Poets have two rounds to goosebump up the room with costumes and props in play. Slammers and judges are welcome to sign up in advance.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 24, 2018: Neiel Israel

Eight-time National slam poet and "talented big-mouth" Neiel Israel. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Show and [possible! will she or won’t she?] chapbook release from poetry star Neiel Israel: The Dead Sing Better Than You.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 17, 2018: Anthony Febo

FreeVerse! founder and Adobo-Fish-Sauce partner Anthony Febo. Photo by Christian Arthur.

Lowell poet Anthony Febo on his On Finding Joy tour.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, October 10, 2018 with Muggs Fogarty

Providence poet and workshop leader Muggs Fogarty. Photo by James Lastowski.

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 10, 2018: Muggs Fogarty

Providence Poetry Slam co-director Muggs Fogarty. Photo by Eshun Mirza.

Providence poet, performer, and vocalist Muggs Fogarty.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 3, 2018: JR Mahung

JR Mahung, 2018 World Qualifier Champion. Photo by Lauren Miller.

JR Mahung, 2018 World Qualifier Winner, with an extended set. $5 cover charge tonight to fundraise for JR’s trip to IWPS.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, September 26, 2018 with Emily O’Neill

Grub Street poetry educator Emily O'Neill. Photo courtesy of Green Street Grill.

Emily O’Neill, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale, advance sign-up recommended (but not required).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 26, 2018: Emily O’Neill

Emily O'Neill, author of "A Falling Knife Has No Handle." Photo by Jackie Downey.

Author of a falling knife has no handle, local Emily O’Neill.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 19, 2018: Julia Gaskill & Stephen Meads

Portland touring duo Julia Gaskill & Stephen Meads. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Touring Portland duo Julia Gaskill & Stephen Meads.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, September 12, 2018: SSO What Slam?

It’s a theme slam! Formal poetry gets in the ring with eight slammers required to bring a Sestina, Sonnet, and Ode to the stage. Slammers and judges are welcome to sign up in advance.