Category: Radio Monday shows

Radio Features for Monday, August 27: Angel Nafis and Shira Erlichman

Dirt choir members Angel Nafis (from Ann Arbor) and Shira Erlichman (from Boston) are making so much artistic noise in NYC that we can hear them up and down the Charles! Get excited: these incredibly talented poets are coming for a double feature, along with Shira’s ukelele and a whole lotta good vibes. This will be our last show at Radio. Stay tuned for details on the monthly Monday Encyclopedia Show!

Radio features for August 20: Stevie Edwards and Joe Wong

Comedian Joe Wong.

Stevie Edwards, editor-in-chief of MUZZLE Magazine, features and leads a writing workshop. Nationally acclaimed comedian Joe Wong will perform– and half our open mic will be devoted to comedy tonight! This will be our penultimate show at Radio.

CANCELED: Radio Features for Monday, August 13: Robbie Q Telfer and Marlon “Inphynit” Carey

Due to a plumbing emergency at Radio, this show has been canceled! We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to reschedule these talented guys soon. Please email the curator with any questions.

Radio Feature for Monday, August 6: Comedy Meets Poetry with Wes Hazard!

Comedians Wes Hazard, John Paul Rivera, Gary Petersen, and Matt Kona get ready to get funny on your funny bone.

What defines poetry? What defines art? Are you allowed to laugh at poetry? What’s better art: making an audience laugh, or making an audience admire your language? Seriously, who cares?! For this show, BPS regular Wes Hazard will co-curate a super-fun selection of comedians and poets, whom we’ve asked to go light on the heavy and heavy on the funny. Follow the link to learn more about our eight spotlight artists!

Radio Features for Monday, July 30: Ed Wilkinson and Daniel Gewertz

New & Improved features for Monday, July 30: Ed Wilkinson and Daniel Gewertz

They might both appear unassuming, but, trust us, the two guys featuring at New & Improved this week have a lot to share. Ed Wilkinson will lead a writing workshop and perform a set of poetry, after which acclaimed local storyteller Daniel Gewertz will share his work.

Radio Features for Monday, July 23: Caroline Harvey and Gracious Calamity

New & Improved features for Monday, July 23: Gracious Calamity and Caroline Harvey.

Some of the strongest women we know in the Boston arts scene will come together at New & Improved tonight: Caroline Harvey will lead a workshop and perform her poetry, then famed Whitehaus musical duo Gracious Calamity will take the stage.

Radio Features for Monday, July 16: Regie Gibson & Fey Rey and Freedom Sound

New & Improved features for Monday, July 16: Regie Gibson and Fey Rey and Freedom Sound.

Our New & Improved double-feature is a doozy this week: National Poetry Slam Champion and MFA poet Regie Gibson pairs up with Jamaica Plain project Fey Rey & Freedom Sound. Djembe? Banjo? Dirty jokes and harmonies? Yup, you can expect all that, plus a writing opportunity workshop with Regie.

Radio Features for Monday, July 9: Porsha Olayiwola and Karin Webb

New & Improved features for July 9, 2012: Porsha Olayiwola and Karen Webb.

New & Improved this week features hip-hop poet Porsha Olayiwola and burlesque dancer/character actor Karin Webb. Porsha will lead a performance workshop to open the night.

Radio Features for July 2, 2012: Presidential Smackdown Slam with The Woodrow Wilsons!

The Rough Rider himself wouldn't miss this special holiday slam at Radio on July 2!

Happy Fourth of July week! To celebrate, Kevin Spak produces an all-original-work poetry competition that casts your favorite local poets as presidents throughout history, pitting them against each other in a lyrical and rhetorical throwdown centuries in the making. Musical guests The Woodrow Wilsons have been tempted out of retirement to open up the night!

Radio Features for Monday, June 25: April Ranger and Michael Mack

Our New & Improved series presents Michael Mack leading a performance workshop on transitioning from slam to storytelling. Poet April Ranger will feature and Michael will perform a storytelling set.