Category: poetry slam

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

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.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 31: Dead Poets’ Slam

Boston Poetry Slam

It’s a haunting! Local live poets will slam in the voices (and perhaps costumes) of their favorite dead counterparts. Open mic poets are encouraged to join in the fun.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 11, 2012: NorthBEAST Summer Regional II

NorthBEAST logo by Artie Moffa.

Our second and final team slam of the summer season: Lowell vs. Manchester vs. the Lizard Lounge vs. the home team. Expect hot competition as four teams slam off to prep for the National Poetry Slam! $5 cover tonight.

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.