Our biggest show of the year! Boston and NYC face off in an utterly Tender top-notch head-to-head slam. Produced by the Boston Poetry Slam and the Bowery Poetry Club at Oberon in Harvard Square.
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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Haha extremely funny! But also awkward! But also endearing! But also intense! But also incredibly well-crafted and basically a clinic on how to take a feature seriously while filling the audience with joy and dreams, wow! Our best of all possible thanks to Melissa Lozada-Oliva, last week’s featured poet, who started the night with a …
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 28 / Grudge Match Recap
What a week, Cantabbers! First, our Wednesday kicked off big with a sold-out crowd for returning favorite Bobby Crawford, who presented a tight set with all the roller-coaster work-life heartbreak we’d dreamed of. The speed slam was an exciting five-poet affair, welcoming runner-up Kenny Piña on his first night at the show, with Evan Jymaal …
The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 29, 2018
Announcing the Fourth Annual Grudge Match Poetry Slam!
Thursday, March 29, 2018: come to OBERON at 2 Arrow Street in Cambridge to spring into National Poetry Month! Let our all-star lineup of seven matches (plus one bonus sacrifice round) from House Slam and the Boston Poetry Slam spring you into National Poetry Month just a few days early.
This is an …
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Happy National Poetry Month, Cantabbers! It’s been a wild beginning to spring for poetry, and making not one, but TWO sold-out pre-legendary shows happen (our eleven-person Finals and the third annual Grudge Match) has been an honor, a privilege, and a really good time.
First things first: announcing the 2017 Boston Poetry Slam team! …
The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 30, 2017
The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE REMATCH, April 17, 2016
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, April 6, 2016
Happy National Poetry Month, Cantabbers! While the CUPSI poets are away, the non-collegiate shall… Rack our brains over 30/30? Yes, most likely: tons of new work hit the open last night to celebrate the nation’s most traditional month to attempt writing thirty poems in thirty days. If you haven’t started your 30/30 project yet, no …
Grudge Match 2015 Recap: Thank You to All Our Grudging Fans!
For those of you who were able to get tickets to our sold out Grudge Match show on Sunday: thank you, thank you, thank you! We packed the house with an awesome crowd (comic Wes Hazard said y’all were “dope,” btw) and were so proud to put on a show for you. All the proceeds …
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