Tag: Cassandra de Alba

Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series on Thursday, May 30, 2013, featuring Emily O’Neill and Friends

Emily O'Neill, Jersey/Hampshire poet and editor.

A special installment in our new monthly LGBTQ reading, Moonlighting! This is a fundraiser to help send Emily O’Neill to the Tin House workshop in Oregon: the five features include Emily, Sean Patrick Mulroy, Cassandra de Alba, Sophia Holtz, and Sam Teitel.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 31

Happy Halloween, everyone! Big thanks to all who came out to celebrate with us this year at the Dead Poets’ Slam. Our open mic was full of a great mix of live poets doing their own work, live poets doing dead poets’ work, and live poets covering each other. Neat! We enjoyed a few costumes …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 8, 2012: Cassandra de Alba

Cassandra de Alba tells it like it is in seventeen syllables at the Dirty Haiku Slam. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Hampshire grad and Somerville resident Cassandra de Alba. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 15, 2012

We don't know if it's poetry, but it happened at Erotic Poetry Night. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Folks, we have somehow survived another Erotic Poetry Night at the Cantab Lounge! It was another night of poets mixing the sensual with the slutty, subtlety with straight-up (or not) sex, and erotica with neurotica… Let’s just say we’re pretty sure Congress doesn’t have a panel to deal with ANY of the propositions we heard …

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Feature for February 15, 2012: Erotic Poetry Night with Head-to-Head Dirty Haiku

The Boston Poetry Slam's annual Erotic Poetry Night presents the Head-to-Head Dirty Haiku Slam! Logo by Gary Hoare.

It’s the Wednesday closest to Valentine’s, which means it’s time for our annual Erotic Poetry Night! This year’s erotic open mic will also feature a Head-to-Head Dirty Haiku Slam produced by Gary Hoare.