Tag: Champion of Champions

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 3

The house was packed wall to wall last night for a feature from long-time host, slammer, and voice of the Cantab Brian S. Ellis, kicking off with an exceptionally good open mic –perhaps planned to make Brian miss us when he returns to Portland? Brian brought us a great selection of new work, forthcoming in …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 25

Once again, a fabulous time was had by all at the Cantab this Wednesday: a host of new readers and listeners turned out to enjoy featured poet Tyler Smith, who packed dozens of short poems into a smart, witty, and inspiring feature drawn from his cohesive body of work. Tyler’s leaving for Australia in a …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 25, 2012: Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith, recent MFA grad.

Recent MFA grad Tyler Smith features before returning to Rochester, New York. The poetry slam tonight is the Champion of Champions event in the summer 8×8 series!

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Last night, we had one of our favorite features stop by for a set: Jamaal May brought us his thoughts on the process of writing and being a writer… And, of course, some damn fine work read and performed, too! Can’t get enough? You can check out his press, Organic Weapon Arts, to order books …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 28, 2012

We had a special treat for the last Wednesday of the year folks: Champion of Champions Adam Stone slammed off against challenger (and SlamMaster) Simone Beaubien in a best-of-seven title match! A remarkable open mic crowd was on hand to watch, including a few much-missed travelers back from college, and a few all-stars visiting for …

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Feature for December 28, 2011: Champion of Champions Poetry Slam with Adam Stone

Boston Poetry Slam

Adam Stone slams against challenger Simone Beaubien in a best-of-seven Champion of Champions match.