Tag: Deonte Osayande

Cantab Recap for March 8, 15, 22, and a Look Ahead

Poetry listeners! It’s been a long, strange, wonderful March, one of our rare five-Wednesday months. Thanks for sticking with us through rain, premature spring, blizzard, and some intense poetry slams for the past three weeks. But wait: there are TWO more shows coming up before we even get to National Poetry Month.

First: we are …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 22, 2017: CUPSI Coaches’ Slam (CANCELED: Deonte Osayande)

Detroit poet Deonte Osayande. Sixth open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 19

Did someone tell you that the Cantab would be less packed the week before Christmas? If so, they were definitely lying: every seat was filled for Deonte Osayande, who came all the way from Detroit to rock the house on his last New England stop. The slam was full of surprises, with the judges clearly …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 19: Deonte Osayande

Detroit poet Deonte Osayande. Photo by Ashley Smith.

Multi-published Detroit poet Deonte Osayande features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Good times at the Cantab, folks! And it’s all thanks to Mike McGee, purveyor of hilarity, tenderness, and fart jokes, who featured for us last night. Mike rocked the house and left us with a hand-made chapbook: for his book with a spine, you’ll want to check out writebloody.com. Mike’s feature was followed by a …

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