Category: poetry slam

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

National Poetry Slam: Preliminary Competition on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The National Poetry Slam returns to Boston, August 13-17!

Night two of the National Poetry Slam! All shows 21+, variable cover:
7pm: Writers Block vs. Lethal Poetry vs. Sedona vs. Mental Graffiti
9pm: Queen City vs. Pierced Ear vs. SlamRichmond vs. Java Monkey
11pm: Decathlon Slam (upstairs) and Social Headquarters (downstairs).

National Poetry Slam: Preliminary Competition on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The National Poetry Slam returns to Boston, August 13-17!

Night one of the National Poetry Slam! All shows 21+, variable cover:

7pm: SlamNuba vs. Eclectic Truth vs. Marquis vs. Lizard Lounge

9pm: Intangibles vs. Da Poetry Lounge vs. Soapboxing vs. Rhythmic Cypher

11pm: The Lit Slam (upstairs) and Toastmasters (downstairs).

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 31, 2013: NUPIC Qualifier

Boston Poetry Slam

Eight poets from around New England face off in a head-to-head, no-holds-barred, crowd-response-judged slam! The winner gets a spot in this year’s NUPIC slam at NPS. $5 cover to fund the winner’s entry.

Cantab for Wednesday, July 17, 2013: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Part Two

Boston Poetry Slam

Nationals-style 4×4 team poetry slam featuring Providence Poetry Slam, Portland Poetry Slam, the Worcester Poets’ Asylum, and cross-town rivals from the Lizard Lounge.

Cantab for Wednesday, June 26, 2013: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Part One, Hosted by Nick Fox!

Boston Poetry Slam

Nationals-style 4×4 team poetry slam featuring Slam Free or Die, Rhythmic Cypher, Mill City Slam, and the home team from the Boston Poetry Slam. Hosted by special guest Nick Fox!

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 29, 2013: World Qualifier Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

The final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: eight poets go four rounds to see who will win the chance to rep the venue at IWPS this October. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the Individual World Poetry Slam.

Cantab feature for Wednesday, May 1, 2013: World Qualifier Speed Slam

Boston Poetry Slam

First of two nights the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: up to 24 poets 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.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 13: Team Selection Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

Final night of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. The five top poets after three rounds make the 2013 Boston Poetry Slam Team, the home team for the Nationals! $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

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 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.