Category: Cantab Wednesday shows

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 23, 2019: José Zepeda

Firey neuroscientific poet José Zepeda. Photo by Carolina Valenzuela.

Beloved Sonoron-gone-local and scientific thinker José Zepeda.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 16, 2019

George Abraham! George Abraham! George Abraham! Somebody whose name this blogger just typed three times in a row stuffed the Cantab with loving and talented humans last night in the name of poetry. After a workshop offering an exciting prompt on three breathtaking writing samples (check out one at our weekly prompt here), George presented …

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Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, January 16, 2019 with George Abraham

Palestinean-American poet George Abraham. Photo by Lanson Tang.

George Abraham, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop on memory and personal history before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale. Space is limited and advance sign-up recommended.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 16, 2019: George Abraham

Widely celebrated Palestinian-American poet George Abraham. Photo by Mara Buzatu.

Celebrated poet and polymath George Abraham.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, January 9, 2019 with Julian Randall

2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall. Photo by Nicholas Nichols.

Julian Randall, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop on form and self-excavation before the show. $10-$20 sliding scale. Space is limited and advance sign-up recommended.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 9, 2019: Julian Randall

2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall. Photo by Nicholas Nichols.

2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 2, 2019: Ilyus Evander

Ilyus Evander, transfem poet/activist from Providence. Photo by Ari Toole.

Ilyus Evander, transfem poet and activist from Providence.

Cantab Show for Wednesday, December 26, 2018: NO SHOW TONIGHT

No poetry at the Cantab tonight; please join us in January 2019.

Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, December 19, 2018 with Ilyus Evander

Ilyus Evander, transfem poet/activist from Providence. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Ilyus Evander journeys to the Cantab on the night of our Astrology Slam to lead an early-bird workshop! The theme will be: The Body Speaks, a generative workshop open to writers of all levels.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, December 19, 2018: Astrology Team Slam

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

Our final show of 2018 welcomes poets of the Western Zodiac to the stage for a 4×4 team slam: Fire vs. Earth vs. Air vs. Water, hosted by Myles Taylor. Sign-ups for poets and judges taken in advance.