Tag Archive: April Penn

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

National Poetry Month rolls on, and what better poet to hear a full set from than the month’s very namesake? Last night, a small and mighty crowd braved the malfunctioning subway to roll into the venue just in time for a riveting feature from April Penn. The weekly venue mainstay showed off just some of …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 12, 2017: April Penn

Open mic favorite April Penn. Eighth and final open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

At last, at last, it’s National Poetry Month! You know, the one time of year you can read about “Is Poetry Dead?” in ten percent of your major news outlets… But don’t worry, our literally underground poetry scene continues very much alive for 12/12ths of the year, which you already knew if you were out …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 8, 2017: Erotic Poetry Night Featuring Chloé Cunha and Love vs. Death

Our annual, wildly popular, and dangerously sexy Erotic Poetry Night! Bring your naughtiest open mic poems. Featuring haiku (you know it) from Chloé Cunha and the Love vs. Death poetry slam.

Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic RELAUNCH PARTY Featuring April Penn on November 3, 2016

Our monthly LGBTA+ reading, Moonlighting, featuring April Penn. Curated by Austin Hendricks and hosted by Chloé Cunha.

POSTPONED: Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series RELAUNCH PARTY on October 13, 2016

The series RELAUNCH of our much-missed LGBTA+ reading, Moonlighting, featuring Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah and April Penn. Hosted by Austin Hendricks and Chloé Cunha.

Tips from the Bar: Back to School Triple-Header

Prompt #1: write about how being lazy once saved you.

Prompt #2: write about an unfinished newsworthy event; the story before the story.

Special extra bonus prompt #3 from April Penn: explain your gender identity. Be creative. Be precise.

Cantab Feature for February 10, 2016: Erotic Poetry Night and the Schmaltz Slam

Gird your loins: it’s our annual Erotic Poetry Open Mic, featuring The Schmaltz Slam, a head-to-head poetry slam event between the Pick-Up Lines and the Valentines, produced by the diabolically moonlit Emily Carroll.

Tips from the Bar: Ingredients for a Poem With April Penn and Andrew Campana

Ingredients for your poem:

1. The name of a thing obsessed with naming things;
2. Rain;
3. Architecture.

Tips from the Bar: A(nother) April Penn Prompt

A telephone-game version of the Odyssey? Check. Next up: telephone your favorite children’s book.

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