Tag: Corrina Bain

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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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 14, 2015: Corrina Bain

Worcester transplant Corrina Bain from NYC.

Intense NYC poet Corrina Bain. Eighth open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 7, 2015

This past Wednesday: we had a killer night at the Cantab with a fabulous spotlight feature and full feature combo! The illustrious Beck Cooper from New Orleans took the stage during our open mic for a bonus set of three poems to close our her short northeast visit; she sold out of books earlier in …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Around here at the BPS, a five-Wednesday month feels as good as a month with an extra paycheck! We spent our poetry payday with a raw, remarkable, and highly memorable feature from Corrina Bain; Corrina welcomed us to a rawly new 30/30 and a dark landscape of childhood memories, all laced with surprisingly homey sarcasm, …

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Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series Featuring Corrina Bain on Thursday, May 1, 2014

Corrina Bain, Moonlighting feature for May 1, 2014.

It’s our monthly LGBTQ reading, Moonlighting, featuring NYC artist Corrina Bain (rescheduled from snowy January). Hosted by Sean Patrick Mulroy and Emily Carroll.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 30, 2014: Corrina Bain

Corrina Bain, onetime Worcester poet, returns to the Boston Poetry Slam from NYC.

NYC writer, performer, and educator Corrina Bain. Last Chance Speed Slam to qualify for the World Qualifier Speed Slam.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

National Poetry Month marches on, folks, and with it come brand new poets to the stage, poems from our regulars, and fabulous new books from our headliners. This past Wednesday’s feature, Hieu Minh Nguyen, brought us a short and intense lifetime of work in a book barely six weeks off the presses. Bypassing banter to …

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Moonlighting Recap for January 2, 2014

After a last-minute change of venue (our hosts at Fazenda had to close up shop due to the inclement weather), a small crowd gathered in Dorchester to hear feature Corrina Bain and spotlight performer Stevie Edwards share the poems they’d bundled with them through the snowstorm. Luckily some of our Moonlighters are as persistent as …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Before you ask, folks… Yes, tonight’s Moonlighting show is on, but our venue has changed! Please see the info at the bottom of this post for more details. Happy New Year, Boston Poetry Slam fans! Thanks so much to everyone who came out to celebrate with us and Stevie Edwards, a truly lovely performer, poet, …

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Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series Featuring Corrina Bain on Thursday, January 2, 2014

VENUE CHANGE due to inclement weather: click for details! It’s our monthly LGBTQ reading, Moonlighting, featuring NYC artist Corrina Bain.