Category: poetry slam

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

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 13, 2012: NorthBEAST Summer Regional I

NorthBEAST logo by Artie Moffa.

A four-team bout in the style of the National Poetry Slam: Providence vs. Portland vs. louderARTS NYC vs. the home team! $5 cover tonight.

Cantab Feature for May 30, 2012: Box of Doom Poetry Slam

Box of Doom Poetry Slam. Logo by Gary Hoare.

Box of Doom poetry slam produced by Adam Stone. Fabulous logo (and t-shirts) by Gary Hoare!

Feature for April 25, 2012: Team Selection Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

The best of the best will slam off in the last three rounds of the Team Selection Slams. Last five left standing will comprise the 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team!

Feature for April 18, 2012: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

The second of three nights that will decide the venue’s 2012 slam team! Two rounds of twelve poets; top scorers advance to Finals on April 25.

Feature for April 4, 2012: Team Selection Preliminaries

Boston Poetry Slam

The first night of slams to decide the venue’s 2012 slam team! Two rounds of up to twenty-one poets; top poets advance to Semi-Finals on April 18.

Feature for February 15, 2012: Erotic Poetry Night with Head-to-Head Dirty Haiku

The Boston Poetry Slam's annual Erotic Poetry Night presents the Head-to-Head Dirty Haiku Slam! Logo by Gary Hoare.

It’s the Wednesday closest to Valentine’s, which means it’s time for our annual Erotic Poetry Night! This year’s erotic open mic will also feature a Head-to-Head Dirty Haiku Slam produced by Gary Hoare.

Feature for February 1, 2012: World Qualifier Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

Qualified poets slam off in the final rounds to represent the venue at the Individual World Poetry Slam: four rounds of 3- and 4-minute poems. $5 cover.

Feature for January 18, 2012: World Qualifier Semi-Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

Qualified poets slam off in the annual grand speed slam: two rounds of 2- and 1-minute poems to see who will advance to World Qualifier Finals. $5 cover.

Feature for December 28, 2011: Champion of Champions Poetry Slam with Adam Stone

Boston Poetry Slam

Adam Stone slams against challenger Simone Beaubien in a best-of-seven Champion of Champions match.

Feature for March 30, 2011: CUPSI Warm-Up

Double-header poetry slams: eight college teams get ready for the CUPSI championship in April.