Tag: Jade Sylvan

A Fond Farewell to the Final Encyclopedia Show!

On Thursday, June 9, the weirdos and art-lovers of Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston descended upon the Davis Square Theater one last time for the third-season finale of The Encyclopedia Show: Somerville. Whether they’d come to celebrate, commiserate, or just have a good time, the audience was warm and kind, as always! For this finale, the …

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Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, June 9, 2016 — S3V7: THE SUBURBS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — THE SUBURBS on June 9, 2016! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our variety show presents the SEASON THREE FINALE, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE SUBURBS! Picket fences! Little pink houses! Extended curfew to 10:30pm!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, May 26, 2016 — S3V6: EXERCISE

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — EXERCISE on May 26, 2016! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our variety show returns, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: EXERCISE! Spandex! Leg warmers! Slightly coordinated performers!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, April 14, 2016 — S3V5: CIVIL WARS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — CIVIL WARS on April 14, 2016! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our variety show returns, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: CIVIL WARS! Cannons! Turncoats! Picnics on the battleground!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, March 10, 2016 — S3V4: THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS on March 10, 2016! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our kind-of-monthly variety show returns from winter break, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS! Exploding science! Inert gases! Best spring break topic ever!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, December 10, 2015 — S3V3: THE CIRCUS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — THE CIRCUS on December 10, 2015! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our kind-of-monthly variety show continues, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE CIRCUS! Elephants! High-diving! Pickpockets and riff-raff!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for TUESDAY, October 20, 2015 — S3V2: WYOMING

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — WYOMING on October 20, 2015! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

Our monthly variety show continues, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: WYOMING! It’s so square! And full of geysers! Look out!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, September 10, 2015 — S3V1: INSECTS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — INSECTS on September 10, 2015! Art by Melissa Newman-Evans.

The season three opener of our monthly much-missed variety show, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: INSECTS! Gross! Awesome!

The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, April 19, 2015

First-ever Haley House vs. Boston Poetry Slam Grudge Match! Banner by Emily Carroll.

Special Sunday show at OBERON in Harvard Square! 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 Aimee Rose Ranger and Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Another Erotic Poetry Night survived, poets! We enjoyed a surprisingly smart, consensual, exoticization- and mango-free open mic last night, with highlights from first-time-readers crashing the erotic mic, love-poem-writers adding extra genital imagery for the audience to fill in, and at least a few meta-aware critical erotic moments. Writers, amiright?? We did eventually get down and …

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