Tag: Ilyus Evander

Northbeast 2023 Recap!

Hi there poets! Below is a rare weekend recap for you all. But not just any weekend, no, this was an extravagant, artistic, joyous occasion: the 2023 NorthBeast Regional Slam! Saturday began with excitement, coffee runs, and rehearsing as poets from slam teams all over the Northeast filed in to the Cambridge Foundry. We had …

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Moonlighting Recap for Sunday, September 29, 2019

Welcome back, Moonlighting! This past Sunday, Ilyus Evander and Myles Taylor relaunched our monthly queer open mic and reading series, which was a wild success with a full open mic and packed room. The Democracy Center in Harvard Square housed a cozy group of LGBTQIA+ performers of various genres and experiences. Following the open was …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 14, 2019

What a glorious couple of August weeks, Cantabbers! We’re so grateful for everyone who came out to the Tender Match on a stormy Thursday night last week: an evening with the Bowery crew, our slam team, city favorites and House emeriti was one to remember from here to New York City. Looking forward to a …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 10, 2019

National Poetry Month rolls on, poets: we had a rare and exciting four-part show this past week, beginning with a genuinely joyful generative workshop with Siaara Freeman and finishing up with the much-anticipated Last Chance Slam: in between, of course, holding our weekly open mic and getting into a full set from headliner Siaara. We …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Happy new calendar year, Cantabbers! We celebrated this Wednesday with an exceptional journey and feature from Ilyus Evander, soon-to-be-gone-from-Providence poet, who touched down on just a few well-known poems amongst a terrific whirlwind of her new sci-fi-like ouevre. It was a sweet and sad and superbly high-energy start to 2019; if you are waving farewell …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 2, 2019: Ilyus Evander

Ilyus Evander, transfem poet/activist from Providence. Photo by Ari Toole.

Ilyus Evander, transfem poet and activist from Providence.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 19, 2019

Cantabbers! Our starriest of love to you for packing the house last night for our final show of 2018. (Our next show is January 2 and we hope you are hyped.) The theme was ASTROLOGY and both our open mic and 4×4 team slam really came through with on-theme work devised to surprise and delight …

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Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, December 19, 2018 with Ilyus Evander

Ilyus Evander, transfem poet/activist from Providence. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Ilyus Evander journeys to the Cantab on the night of our Astrology Slam to lead an early-bird workshop! The theme will be: The Body Speaks, a generative workshop open to writers of all levels.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Another December show in the books, folks! Mary Boo Anderson came to us last week and brought us an unnerving parody of corporate performance, split between two fabulously different sets and ranging in character from the slightly unhinged cube farmer to the time-strapped-relay-race-much-maligned media poet; an character-intense night softened by the sincere gentleness of the …

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