Category: Cantab Wednesday shows
Featured poets and slams at the Wednesday night Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.
The first of two summertime chances to see a four-team regional preview of National Poetry Slam-style competition: House vs. Noho vs. Providence vs. the home team! $5 cover charge tonight to raise money to send our home slam team to Nationals in Chicago.
Lambda Literary Fellow Sean Patrick Mulroy. Fourth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
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).
Split This Rock winner Sara Brickman. Third open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: the top 8 poets from May 16 will slam for the venue’s one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in San Diego.
Outbound badass-co-host Evan Jymaal Cutts. Second open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.
Slam champion and Pink Door Fellow Chrysanthemum Tran. First open poetry slam in the new 8×8 series.
First of two nights of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: past slam winners compete in two speed rounds (2- and 1-minute poems) to see who will advance to Finals. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the Individual World Poetry Slam.
Prizewinning Rochester poet Chen Chen. Last Chance Speed Slam (3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.)
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.