Tag Archive: April Penn

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.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 15

We had a packed house last night for a really solid open mic, featuring poets new and old and including a special spotlight from London birthday girl Rachel Rose Reid. Then we had a sweet feature from April Penn! Our beloved every-week open mic standout brought us a solid selection of some lesser-heard, longer work, …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 15, 2013: April Penn

Local poet, activist, and favorite open mic reader April Penn features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 8

We’ve actually been waiting years to welcome back 2011 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Rachel McKibbens. One of our favorite writers, performers, and home-team slammers, Rachel put together a remarkable set for us, absolutely packed with poetry, emotion, and that feeling of reward that comes with new ideas. As always, her feature left us tingly, …

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