Category: poetry slam

Major poetry slams at the Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.

Cantab Slam for Wednesday, November 27, 2019: History of the Internet Slam

Extremely graphic History of the Internet illustration by Cassandra de Alba.

An Extremely Educational team slam journeying through the History of the Internet.

Cantab Slam for October 30, 2019: Supernatural Beings Slam

Don't come to the Cantab on October 30 if you scare easily! We'll be pre-gaming Halloween with a Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves slam. Image courtesy Shutterstock.

A team poetry slam featuring Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves. Costumes welcome!

Cantab Poetry Slam for September 11, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam

A Nationals-style team slam featuring reps from four teams including Northampton, Lowell, and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the traveling teams.

Cantab Poetry Slam for July 3, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam

A Nationals-style team slam featuring reps from four teams including Verbal Slap and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.

Cantab Poetry Slam for June 12, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam with SFoD, Game Over, and pizza pi

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

A Nationals-style 4×4 team slam featuring reps from Game Over Books, Manchester’s Slam Free or Die, pizza pi press, and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 15, 2019: Team Selection Finals

Come select YOUR 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! Eight poets are qualified and the top four will earn a spot on the 2019 team. $5 cover charge to help fundraise for the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 24, 2019: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Top qualified poets slam two poems each to see who advances to Finals for the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. Slamming tonight: Dahlia, Yehya, Mugs, Zeke, Lip, Max, Kieran, Myles, George, Arianna, Meaghan, Joshua, and Terah. $5 cover tonight to support the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 10, 2019: Siaara Freeman and The Last Chance Slam

Cleveland superstar poet Siaara Freeman. Photo by Damien McClendon.

Cleveland poet Siaara Freeman and a Last Chance Slam for poets looking to get in (or back in) the team series in time for Semi-Finals.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 3, 2019: Team Selection Preliminaries

The first in a three-night series to select the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team; top poets advance to semi-finals. $5 cover charge tonight to support the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 27, 2019: Justice Ameer

Providence poet and leader Justice Ameer. Photo by Ally Schmaling.

Providence poet and leader Justice Ameer, followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.