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Cantab recap for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Poets! Listeners! Wednesday night bar patrons! Thanks so much for bringing this year’s National Poetry Month to a close with us this week at the Cantab. Our feature this Wednesday was Jonathan Mendoza, 2015 National Poetry Slam champion and Pizza Pi Press author. Jonathan brought us a solid selection of brand-new ideas and work just-published …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 26, 2017: Jonathan Mendoza

2015 National Poetry Slam Champion Jonathan Mendoza. Last Chance Speed Slam to enter into the World Qualifier.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 4, 2017: Nkosi Nkululeko

2016 New York City Youth Poet Laureate Nkosi Nkululeko. Last Chance Slam to qualify for the 2016 Team Selection Slams.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 27, 2016: Rose Smith and the Last Chance Slam

Rose Smith, Columbus poet and Cave Canem fellow. Last Chance SPEED Slam: final slam for the upcoming World Qualifier roster.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Is it 2016 already? Have we already said goodbye to 2015, including our beloved 2015 Boston Poetry Slam Team? Okay, very well, time marches on… But first: for our last show with the reigning team, we were extra-proud to present long-time Cantab regular, team favorite, and *temporary* New York City resident Sophia Holtz! Sophia’s set …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 6, 2016: Sophia Holtz and the Last Chance Slam

2015 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and NYU MFA candidate Sophia Holtz. Last Chance Slam to qualify for the 2016 Team Selection Slams.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 6, 2015: Michael Brown

Boston Poetry Slam founder Michael Brown. Last Chance Speed Slam for the World Qualifier series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Slam legend Jason Carney was in the house last night, showing off his classic slam-era chops and a few tricks he learned in his MFA program to boot! A consummate performer, Jason brought us family stories, wild trips through nightmare and dream, and a compelling call to action. You can take a peek at his …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 21, 2015: Jason Carney

Dallas slam legend and Young DFW Writers co-founder Jason Carney. Last Chance Slam to qualify for 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team selection.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Around here at the BPS, a five-Wednesday month feels as good as a month with an extra paycheck! We spent our poetry payday with a raw, remarkable, and highly memorable feature from Corrina Bain; Corrina welcomed us to a rawly new 30/30 and a dark landscape of childhood memories, all laced with surprisingly homey sarcasm, …

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