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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 21, 2017

What a night! This week, we celebrated the finest solstice of the whole dang year with some of our best pals; Nationals-bound NorthBEAST slam teams from around the region took the stage for a high-quality, high-energy team slam. Four teams entered, but only one left with the highly covetable second-slam bragging rights, good until our …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 21, 2017: 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. Opponents include Slam Free or Die, Verbal Slap, and House. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to NPS.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 7, 2017

We’ve arrived, folks: with the good weather and empty bar-and-coffeehouse stools in Boston comes the summer of slam, our annual region-wide ramp-up to the National Poetry Slam, this year taking place in Denver, Colorado. Seven New England teams represent at NPS this year, and four of them faced off at the Cantab last night! When …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 7, 2017: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam I

The first in a series of 4×4 team slams to prepare the home team for the National Poetry Slam! Opponents include House, Northampton, and Providence. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to NPS.

Annual Attleboro Arts Museum Poetry Slam: Friday, May 19, 2017

Our annual free poetry slam at the Attleboro Arts Museum, 86 Park St. in Attleboro, Mass! This year’s event will feature an open mic and head-to-head-to-head slam with the Boston Poetry Slam, House Slam, and Seven Hills Slam.

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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