Tag: Franny Choi

The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE REMATCH, April 17, 2016

The Grudge Match is back! April 17, 2016. Banner by Emily Carroll, photos by Marshall Goff and Rich Beaubien.

Special Sunday show at ONCE in Somerville! 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 Emily Eastman and featuring poet Muggs Fogarty, musician Brian McCarthy, and comedian Wes Hazard.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The illimitable Franny Choi, outgoing Providence Poetry SlamMaster and one of our favorite locals, was the most excellent headliner at the Cantab last night. If you are still hungry for more of her powerful imagery, you can of course order her book online— but you can also check out her blog for the new poem …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 9, 2015: Franny Choi

Providence poet Franny Choi. Photo by Alex Kime.

Providence poet and brilliant national slammer Franny Choi. Third open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Last night, as expected, we were almost unutterably thankful to have Providence SlamMaster and poet Franny Choi in the house. Franny rocked the mic with the poise, brilliance, and remarkable craft that has earned her spots on all three Poetry Slam, Inc. finals stages, as well as publication in Poetry magazine. Franny will have a …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 3, 2014: Franny Choi

The illimitable Franny Choi. Photo by Norlan Olivo.

Providence poet and national slam sensation Franny Choi. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Sure, Wednesday might have been the biggest travel day of the year, and snowing and icing sideways in the first truly nasty storm of the winter, and some folks might have been staying home brining their tofurkeys or whatever… But! A hardy group of souls turned out to see Ken Arkind‘s high-energy feature, including sweet/awkward …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 16

Franny Choi rocked the house this week and Adam Stone took the top spot in the slam! Next week: Tom Slavin and an open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Feature for May 16, 2012: Franny Choi

Poet Franny Choi. Photo by Fatimah Asghar.

Providence poet Franny Choi features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 9

In case you missed it: Patricia Smith, co-founder of the Boston Poetry Slam, featured at the Cantab this Wednesday! With no slam to hold her back, she gave the audience a marathon set of her new work… Expect inspiration from this show to blossom on our open mic for the whole summer.

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