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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The results are in! After a hard-fought slam at the Cantab Lounge last night, hosted by the intrepid and excellent Emily Eastman, with bout management by Tom Slavin, we have a winner. Four Nationals-bound teams slammed four rounds and the final rankings were as follows:

  • House Slam 113.0
  • Boston Poetry Slam 111.9
  • Seven Hills Poetry …

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  • Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 6, 2016: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam II

    The second of three 4×4 team slams to prepare the home team for the National Poetry Slam! Visiting opponents from Mill City, Seven Hills, and House. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to NPS.

    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    And just like that, the longest day of the year AND the first summertime 4×4 team slam are both in the books! After sixteen poems in a wicked hot Nationals-style bout, the dust cleared to reveal the following scores:

      1. House Slam 113.4
      2. Boston Poetry Slam 110.3
      3. Northampton Poetry Slam …

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    Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 22, 2016: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam

    A 4×4 team slam to prepare the home team for the National Poetry Slam! Opponents include House, Noho, and the Union Square Slam from NYC. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to NPS.

    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    It’s been a tough week in the world, Cantabbers, and, once again, we are deeply relieved to have a community to come home to. Our open mic was thoughtful and extra-welcoming this week, and our feature, Brendan Constantine, really knocked it out of the park with a heartfelt, intelligent, funny, and impeccably performed set. If …

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    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 …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Sure, sure, it’s blisteringly hot, swelteringly humid, and super-obviously only just past the midway point of the calendar… Still, it seems constantly surprising that July even exists and is happening to us right here. This past Wednesday, five teams prepping for the National Poetry Slam in August (so! soon!) got down on our dirty basement …

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    Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 15, 2015: NorthBEAST Regional 5×4

    Part II, Revenge of the NorthBEAST! Another 5×4 team slam, featuring five New England teams bound for the National Poetry Slam: The House Slam, Seven Hills, Northampton, Slam Free or Die, and your home team. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to Nationals.

    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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