Category: poetry slam

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

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.

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.