Tag: Chloé Cunha

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!

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Last week: we welcomed the most excellent and thoughtful language pioneer Corrina Bain to the stage. C brought us a set with all the vulnerability, intensity, and honesty we’ve come to expect from this unique poet’s voice. The four-poet Slam of Doom (very serious) came down to a nailbiting third round between Encyclopedia Show host …

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Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, September 10, 2015 — S3V1: INSECTS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — INSECTS on September 10, 2015! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

The season three opener of our monthly much-missed variety show, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: INSECTS! Gross! Awesome!

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Another great night of slam at the Cantab, folks! We kicked off the night with a really solid open mic, followed by the excellent and up-and-coming Anthony Ragler from New York. Anthony brought us a slew of family poems, plus a little preview of what we might hear from him this year when he reps …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The results of our fourteen-poet super-grand speed slam are in! After just three minutes of poetry (in two poems) each, standings are as follows:

1. Janae Johnson 54.5
2. Sean Patrick Mulroy 53.1
3. Kylie Noelle 51.3
4. Meaghan Ford 50.9
5. Nora Meiners 50.5
6. Zeke Russell 50.3

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Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series on May 7, 2015 — Benefit for the Boston Dyke March!

Moonlighting icon by Emily Carroll.

Our monthly LGBTQ reading, Moonlighting, featuring Sarah Lynn Herklots, Janae Johnson, Cassandra Weston and Chloé Cunha in a benefit for the Boston Dyke March. Hosted by Sean Patrick Mulroy and Emily Carroll.

The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, April 19, 2015

The House Slam takes on the Boston Poetry Slam for the fourth year running. Banner by Emily Carroll, photos courtesy Marshall Goff and Rich Beaubien.

Special Sunday show at OBERON in Harvard Square! Poets from the Boston Poetry Slam take on opponents from the House Slam across the river, featuring a host of all-star poets, special guests, and celebrity judges. Hosted by Aimee Rose Ranger and Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

If you weren’t there this Wednesday, I’m afraid we just don’t know how to explain Regie Gibson‘s feature to you. Sure, he showed off all the performance chops of a national slam champion, and all the writing skill you’d expect from a man holding an MFA in poetry. Yes, he made the stodgiest listener shout …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Another Erotic Poetry Night survived, poets! We enjoyed a surprisingly smart, consensual, exoticization- and mango-free open mic last night, with highlights from first-time-readers crashing the erotic mic, love-poem-writers adding extra genital imagery for the audience to fill in, and at least a few meta-aware critical erotic moments. Writers, amiright??

We did eventually get down and …

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Cantab Feature for February 11, 2015: Erotic Poetry Night and Deadly Sins vs. Heavenly Virtues Slam

Erotic Poetry Sins vs. Virtues Slam 2015

Tighten your panties: it’s our annual Erotic Poetry Open Mic, just in time for Valentine’s Day. And, just to make things a little spicier, our feature slot will be filled by a Deadly Sins vs. Heavenly Virtues Poetry Slam, captained by Jade Sylvan and Sean Patrick Mulroy!