Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 6: Patricia Smith and Special Guests

Patricia Smith. (Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths.)

Patricia Smith features along with a huge troupe of AWP all-stars! Doors at 7:15, first open mic/feature set at 8:00 sharp, second set at 9:45. THIS SHOW WILL SELL OUT.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 27: CUPSI Warm-Up

Boston Poetry Slam

CUPSI-bound collegiate slam teams (Emerson, Simmons, and Harvard) face off to prepare for the national tournament in April. No open poetry slam tonight.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, Feburary 20: Wes Hazard

Wes Hazard, Boston comic and poet.

Boston comic and poet Wes Hazard features. Open speed slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, Feburary 13: Erotic Poetry Night PLUS Love vs. Death Slam

Boston Poetry Slam

Open mic poets get down and dirty with the Boston Poetry Slam’s awkwardest poetry date night of the year: Erotic Poetry Night! Our feature for the night will be a Love vs. Death poetry slam, produced by BPS favorite Kevin Spak.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 6: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

Night two of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. The top twelve poets from Preliminaries are cut to nine in this two-round slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 30: Miles Walser

Minneapolis poet Miles Walser.

Upcoming Write Bloody author Miles Walser features. Open speed slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 23: Beau Williams

Nationally touring New Hampshire performance poet Beau Williams. Photo credit to Hannah Cohen.

New Hampshire poet, organizer, and all-around good guy Beau Williams features. Open speed slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 16: Lucia Misch

Lucia Misch, top Canadian performance poet.

Top Canadian slammer Lucia Misch features. First open speed slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 9: Team Selection Preliminaries

Boston Poetry Slam

Night one of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. Twenty-five poets are qualified, but only twelve will be left after two rounds of competition. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 2, 2013: Jon Sands

Electrifying performer Jon Sands features. Last Chance Slam to qualify for the 2013 Team Selection Slams.