Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 18, 2018: Mia S. Willis

Marquis slammer and Sage and Petrichor author Mia Willis. Photo by Julia Debski.

Fayetteville poet Mia S. Willis. Seventh open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 11, 2018: Linette Reeman

Jersey Shore Aries Linette Reeman. Photo by Christopher Diaz.

Jersey grand slam champ Linette Reeman. Sixth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 4, 2018: Jalem Towler

Local poet and performer Jalem Towler. Photo by Zoe Towler.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: local poet Jalem Towler features. Fifth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 28, 2018: Bobby Crawford

Bobby Crawford takes the mic. Photo by Christopher Clauss.

Boston poet, Denver bartender Bobby Crawford. Fourth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 21, 2018: Team Selection FINALS

Final night of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams! The top five poets at the end of the night will comprise the 2018 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam in Chicago this August.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Snow? WHAT SNOW. Yes, we did hear that it is only scheduled to snow on Wednesdays from now until the end of the season, but weather, like metaphor, is fleeting, and our jones for poetry is eternal. So: our expectations were met perfectly last week when an ideal crowd of writers arrived early for C. …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 14, 2018: C. Bain

C Bain, gender-liminal performer and Publishing Triangle finalist. Photo by Kyle Hislip.

New York City poet C Bain. Third open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

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.

CANCELLED: Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 7, 2018: CUPSI Warm-Up

ACUI College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational logo.

CUPSI-bound collegiate teams to prepare for their upcoming national tournament.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 28, 2018: D. Colin

Albany area poet D. Colin. Photo by Robert Cooper.

Capital City region poet D Colin. Second open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.