Tag: Jesse Parent

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Holy springtime, insomniac poets! Warm-weather slam fans thawed out early enough yesterday to pack the house at open mic time, all in anticipation of a super-sharp feature from Jesse Parent. This two-time Individual World Poetry Slam runner-up showed off his incredible performance chops and wild persona work in a clown-filled roller coaster of a feature. …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 11, 2015: Jesse Parent

Jesse Parent, SLC performer and top-ranked individual slammer. Photo by Julie Moench Parent.

Salt Lake City poet, improv artist, and top-ranked slammer Jesse Parent. Third speed slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

If you weren’t there this Wednesday, I’m afraid we just don’t know how to explain Regie Gibson‘s feature to you. Sure, he showed off all the performance chops of a national slam champion, and all the writing skill you’d expect from a man holding an MFA in poetry. Yes, he made the stodgiest listener shout …

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