Category: Moonlighting recaps

Moonlighting Recap for Sunday, September 29, 2019

Welcome back, Moonlighting! This past Sunday, Ilyus Evander and Myles Taylor relaunched our monthly queer open mic and reading series, which was a wild success with a full open mic and packed room. The Democracy Center in Harvard Square housed a cozy group of LGBTQIA+ performers of various genres and experiences. Following the open was …

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The End of a Moonlit Era…

Moonlighting icon by Emily Carroll.

While we’re sad to say that Moonlighting, our LGBTQ reading series, has come to a close, last Thursday’s intimate, beer-soaked celebration with some of the reading’s mainstays is helping to dull the pain a little.

We couldn’t be more grateful for the three years of phenomenal queer poets we’ve been able to showcase, or …

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Moonlighting Recap for January 2, 2014

After a last-minute change of venue (our hosts at Fazenda had to close up shop due to the inclement weather), a small crowd gathered in Dorchester to hear feature Corrina Bain and spotlight performer Stevie Edwards share the poems they’d bundled with them through the snowstorm. Luckily some of our Moonlighters are as persistent as …

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Moonlighting Recap for Thursday, December 5, 2013

On Thursday we kept Fazenda rocking, packing the house for a Moonlighting feature from Kemi Alabi. The open mic was more packed, more hilarious, and more raw than ever. Kemi started us out with a celebratory toast and launched into one of the most poem-packed features we’ve seen, hardly coming up for air during her …

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Moonlighting Recap for Thursday, September 5

Last night marked another great night for the Moonlighting series, with a feature from Boston slam fixture Adam Stone that kept the audience on the edge of their seats. Besides one or two slam hits, Adam read from his brand-new book, Psalms for the Vacant. The show highlighted some of the Cantab bartender’s more cerebral, …

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Moonlighting Recap for Thursday, May 2

The second-ever Moonlighting, Boston Poetry Slam’s new monthly LGBTQ reading, was a success, thanks to a high caliber open-mic and the formidable presence of nationally renowned poet Tatyana Brown. Those in attendance were wowed by never-before-seen work as well as familiar hits as Brown wielded a rare range of emotion, blending poignancy, humor, and uncommonly …

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Moonlighting recap for Thursday, April 4

Moonlighting logo by founding curator Emily Carroll.

The grand opening of Moonlighting was a huge success! An excited crowd packed the house at our new JP venue, Fazenda Coffee Roasters. The open mic hosted by Sean Patrick Mulroy and Michael Monroe was filled with bold new voices (in addition to some of our favorite familiar faces), and the room felt raw and …

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