Tag: Catherine Martin

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The weather is getting cooler, folks, and you know what that means: more excuse to pack the house in our basement every Wednesday. Welcome back to all our returning fall readers! Our feature last night was longtime open mic regular Catherine Martin, who released her new chapbook, What I Want, to the listening crowd. The …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 14, 2016: Catherine Martin

Catherine Martin, Florida-Georgia-Cantab poet.

Florida-Georgia-Cantab poet Catherine Martin. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Well, we hope Scott Woods is thankful: despite his sick-day cancellation, we did NOT have to present an impromptu Columbus poet roast in lieu of his feature last night. Instead, local favorite and BPS staff mainstay Tom Slavin took the stage for a lovingly crafted, entirely off-the-dome selection of his greatest hits from 2015. Some …

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A Fond Farewell to the Final Encyclopedia Show!

On Thursday, June 9, the weirdos and art-lovers of Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston descended upon the Davis Square Theater one last time for the third-season finale of The Encyclopedia Show: Somerville. Whether they’d come to celebrate, commiserate, or just have a good time, the audience was warm and kind, as always! For this finale, the …

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Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, June 9, 2016 — S3V7: THE SUBURBS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — THE SUBURBS on June 9, 2016! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our variety show presents the SEASON THREE FINALE, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE SUBURBS! Picket fences! Little pink houses! Extended curfew to 10:30pm!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, May 26, 2016 — S3V6: EXERCISE

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — EXERCISE on May 26, 2016! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our variety show returns, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: EXERCISE! Spandex! Leg warmers! Slightly coordinated performers!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, April 14, 2016 — S3V5: CIVIL WARS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — CIVIL WARS on April 14, 2016! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our variety show returns, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: CIVIL WARS! Cannons! Turncoats! Picnics on the battleground!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, March 10, 2016 — S3V4: THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS on March 10, 2016! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our kind-of-monthly variety show returns from winter break, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS! Exploding science! Inert gases! Best spring break topic ever!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, December 10, 2015 — S3V3: THE CIRCUS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — THE CIRCUS on December 10, 2015! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our kind-of-monthly variety show continues, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE CIRCUS! Elephants! High-diving! Pickpockets and riff-raff!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for TUESDAY, October 20, 2015 — S3V2: WYOMING

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — WYOMING on October 20, 2015! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our monthly variety show continues, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: WYOMING! It’s so square! And full of geysers! Look out!