Tag: Chloé Cunha

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Success! This week, we enjoyed a fabulous All Hallows/Saints’/Souls’ slam, courtesy of director and host Cassandra de Alba. Seven pairs of poets slammed off for the dubious honor of a mysteeeeeeeeeeeeerious discount pharmacy prize, plus eternal (for real this time) glory. We are pleased to offer congratulations to the Died Young team, who, clocking in …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 1, 2017: The All Souls’ Slam

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

The Cantab’s first invitational All Souls’ Slam: performers present a slam of covers by poets past. Produced by Cassandra de Alba.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Cantabbers, was it only just this past Wednesday night when we frolicked freely on the sidewalks, unfettered by winter whiteness or a million overripe snowflake metaphors? Yea, it was: the gold old days, a surprisingly! non-problematic! Erotic Poetry Night! (thank you, brilliant open mic poets!) when Chloé Cunha tickled your fancy with the exact magic …

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

Flashback to EPN 2012: host Jamei Bauer has her erotic poetry listening face on. Photo by Marshall Goff.

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.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Happy Black History Month, Cantabbers! This Wednesday, we were super-proud to bring Sasha Banks back to our stage, a fantastic thinker and writer in the home stretch of her MFA candidacy (and NYC residency!). Sasha brought us a half-hour of newly crafted work, speaking cleanly and beautifully to so many of the issues on our …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 23, 2016: The High School Reunion Slam

Announcing the High School Reunion Slam! Flyer by Cassandra de Alba.

An invitational all-star slam where four teams representing the Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors take on all the decades-long nostalgia you can stand for big points and eternal bragging rights.

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!

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 28, 2016: Neiel Israel Wins the World Qualifier!

There can be only one, Cantab. Only one poet can represent the Boston Poetry Slam at the Individual World Poetry Slam in Flagstaff, Arizona, and our top-scoring poet of last night’s World Qualifier Final is… 1. WINNER: Neiel Israel 2. Runner-up: Mckendy Fils-Aimé Eliminated after three rounds: 3. Bobby Crawford 4. RebeccaLynn Gualtieri Eliminated after …

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