Tag: Danez Smith

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 15, 2015: Emily Rose Kahn-Sheahan (CANCELED: Danez Smith)

Emily Rose onstage upstairs at the Cantab at the National Poetry Slam.

Chicago Poet Emily Rose Kahn-Sheahan (CANCELED:Minneapolis resident and wildly successful stage/page poet Danez Smith). Sixth speed slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 27

Check your face, Cantabbers: if it feels a little different, it’s because Danez Smith metaphorically melted it off at last night’s show. This native Minnesotan certainly does not play around on the stage! After a very solid open mic, Danez took the night up another notch with an extremely powerful set that showed off his …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 27, 2012: Danez Smith

Danez Smith of First Wave.

Wisconsin poet-playwright Danez Smith features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 20

It’s finally summer, Cantab! It was just shy of one million degrees outside last night, so Lauren Zuniga was a breath of fresh air from the middle of the country. She performed a great selection of work for us and also shared her new Write Bloody book (if you missed your chance to pick up …

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