Category: poetry slam
Major poetry slams at the Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.
Our themed slam series continues with a mid-winter Joy Slam hosted by Kieran Collier, plus a spotlight feature from Portland/Brooklyn poet Chris Leja. Judges are invited to sign up in advance.
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.
Our themed slam series continues with this post-election Petty Party: poets invest their language in the most trivial topics fit for the stage. Slammers and judges are invited to sign up in advance.
It’s a haunted poetry slam! Poets have two rounds to goosebump up the room with costumes and props in play. Slammers and judges are welcome to sign up in advance.
It’s a theme slam! Formal poetry gets in the ring with eight slammers required to bring a Sestina, Sonnet, and Ode to the stage. Slammers and judges are welcome to sign up in advance.
Four slam teams go head-to-head-to-head-to-head in our final regional warm-up for the National Poetry Slam: Slam Free or Die vs. Mill City vs. Pulp Slam vs. the home team! $5 cover charge tonight to raise money to send our home slam team to Nationals in Chicago.
The first of two summertime chances to see a four-team regional preview of National Poetry Slam-style competition: House vs. Noho vs. Providence vs. the home team! $5 cover charge tonight to raise money to send our home slam team to Nationals in Chicago.
Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: the top 8 poets from May 16 will slam for the venue’s one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in San Diego.
First of two nights of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: past slam winners compete in two speed rounds (2- and 1-minute poems) to see who will advance to Finals. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the Individual World Poetry Slam.
Local favorite Kieran Collier, plus a Champion of Champions poetry slam: Brandon Melendez defends his title.