Tag: Kylie Noelle

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 18, 2017: Team Selection Preliminaries (Second Heat)

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

Two-round elimination slam featuring nine of the season’s top poets: Kylie Noelle, Claudia Wilson, Kieran Collier, Allison Truj, RebeccaLynn, Kai Bobbi, Emily Taylor, Austin Hendricks, and Mckendy Fils-Aimé. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the team to the 2017 National Poetry Slam in Denver.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Poets, we made it: the dark nights are finally officially getting shorter, marked by a bright and shiny feature from the generous-minded and thoroughly thoughtful Valerie Lawson. This long-time long-gone host of our open mic returned with a beautiful, gentle, and welcoming set for the mighty good listeners of last Wednesday. Valerie’s feature was followed …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 24, 2016

We weren’t ready! Sure, we were warned, but the Cantab was learned it is impossible to prepare for the awesome power of Siaara Freeman, mistress of craft, presence, and the very realest of all real talk. Siaara’s feature was an ideal combination of everything the room has come to love, including delicate metaphor and uncompromising …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Hot dang, poetry people! We kicked off the 2015 Summer of Slam with a bang this week as FIVE teams slammed off at the Cantab Lounge in our first of two regional matches. The five-team format is actually precisely the show structure for the semi-final round at the National Poetry Slam, so audience members got …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 10, 2015: World Qualifier Finals

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: eight finalists from the May 13 Speed Slam fight for one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in Washington, D.C.

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Another great night of slam at the Cantab, folks! We kicked off the night with a really solid open mic, followed by the excellent and up-and-coming Anthony Ragler from New York. Anthony brought us a slew of family poems, plus a little preview of what we might hear from him this year when he reps …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The results of our fourteen-poet super-grand speed slam are in! After just three minutes of poetry (in two poems) each, standings are as follows: 1. Janae Johnson 54.5 2. Sean Patrick Mulroy 53.1 3. Kylie Noelle 51.3 4. Meaghan Ford 50.9 5. Nora Meiners 50.5 6. Zeke Russell 50.3 7. Mckendy Fils-Aimé 50.2 8. Sam …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Tax Day has come and gone, Cantabbers, and with it the wild and emotional celebration we have come to associate with… Our feature Emily Rose! Emily brought us a classic chapbook and a hot new manuscript, dipping into each for a series of succulent one-minute treats. The reeling audience knew themselves for extra-lucky when Emily …

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