Category: poetry slam
Major poetry slams at the Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge.
Once-upon-a-time regular David Winter. SESTINA SLAM: an open slam in the 8×8 series requiring sestinas from all participants.
Sober October show: a selection of local all-stars will present the work of one of the country’s most beloved performance poets, the late Jack McCarthy. Confirmed performers include: Kemi Alabi, Brian Comiskey, Caroline Harvey, Tom Slavin, and many more.
The final night of National Poetry Slam!All shows 21+, variable cover:
7pm: Nuyorican vs. White Plains vs. Inkwell vs. Boston-Cantab
9pm: Austin vs. louderARTS vs. Urban Spoken Word vs. LoserSlam
11pm: Comedy vs. Poetry (upstairs) and Social Headquarters (downstairs).
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).
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).
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.