Tag: Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah

The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 30, 2017

OBERON in Harvard Square welcomes the Third Annual Grudge Match on March 30, 2017!

Special THURSDAY show at OBERON in Harvard Square! Poets from the Boston Poetry Slam take on opponents from the House Slam across the river, featuring a cast of all-star poets, special guests, and celebrity judges. Hosted by Emily Eastman and JR Mahung.

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, January 11, 2017

We’re back, Cantabbers! Actually, you’re back: the house was packed this week for the first heat of the Team Selection Slam Preliminaries, and no wonder… The field was strong and the slam was hot. Without further ado, we present the results of the nine-poet prelims: 1 (t). Neiel Israel 55.0 1 (t). John Pinkham 55.0 …

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Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series Featuring Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah on December 1, 2016

Moonlighting icon by Emily Carroll.

Our monthly LGBTA+ reading, Moonlighting, featuring Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah. Curated by Austin Hendricks and hosted by Chloé Cunha.

POSTPONED: Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series RELAUNCH PARTY on October 13, 2016

Moonlighting icon by Emily Carroll.

The series RELAUNCH of our much-missed LGBTA+ reading, Moonlighting, featuring Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah and April Penn. Hosted by Austin Hendricks and Chloé Cunha.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

We had the best of luck last night for a windy February Wednesday, folks: Boston-based thinking poet Emmanual Oppong-Yeboah kicked in the door for Black History Month with a feature informed by life, loves, and philosophy. Performing almost entirely unencumbered by the page, Emmanuel brought us all along for the ride both inside and out …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 3, 2016: Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah (was: Muggs Fogarty)

Boston poet, thinker, and teacher Emmanuel Oppong-Yeobah. Photo by Rachel Nyakako.

Boston-based poet and teacher Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah. Second open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Welcome back, Cantabbers! It was super to see lots of new faces alongside a great selection of long-lost returnees last night, all braving the January chill to catch a super easy-going open mic night featuring the very excellent Eve Ewing. Eve made leaving the house on a winter night one zillion percent worth it with …

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