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Cantab Lounge Bids a Sad Goodbye to Bartender Judy Griffin: 1939-2013

Judy Griffin behind the bar around 2007. (Judy's shirt is from the 1999 National Poetry Slam.) Photo by Caroline Harvey.

With a heavy heart, the Cantab community is sad to share that the Boston Poetry Slam’s beloved bartender, Judy Griffin, passed away on Tuesday, January 29. Judy served as bartender from the second year of the slam’s twenty-years-and-counting tenure at the Cantab Lounge, dispensing complementary drinks, on-point heckling, congratulations on a win, or no-nonsense advice, …

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