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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Holy smokes, Cantab, where did all you late-spring poetry lovers come from? The house sold out in a hot second for Maya Phillips last night, who brought nearly all new-to-us work to the Cantab stage from her fresh chapbook, Welcome Home. After missing Maya on the mic for the two years she’s been in New …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 11, 2014: Maya Phillips

Emerson grad and 2011 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Maya Phillips.

Boston Poetry Slam Team member from 2011, now a New York resident: Emerson grad Maya Phillips. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Good stuff at the Cantab last night, folks: a late-spring packed house, a way-full open mic and slam, and a really solid feature by William Evans made for a pretty super night. Will took the stage a bit behind schedule and then apparently stopped time with a series of poems drawn straight from his contracted-but-not-yet-published …

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Feature for April 25, 2012: Team Selection Finals

The best of the best will slam off in the last three rounds of the Team Selection Slams. Last five left standing will comprise the 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team!

We’re Slamming at the Mass Poetry Festival!

The fourth annual Mass Poetry Fest welcomes us to their roster! Saturday, April 21, you can sign up at 1:30 for the 1:45 Youth Slam at the Old Town Hall, or come to Victoria Station at 9:30 for a good old-fashioned all-star slam at the bar.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Team Selection Semi-Finals have narrowed the field to next week’s nine finalists! Check out how your favorites fared, plus enjoy another great gallery of photos from Marshall Goff.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Behind the link: scores, rankings, and highlights from the 2012 Team Selection Preliminaries. There’s also a fabulous gallery of images by photographer Marshall Goff!

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Cantabbers, is your heart broken? Does your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth when you try to string two metaphors together? Do you find that your inner monologue has taken on the rise and fall of a New York City barker selling incense on the streets of Ann Arbor? Well, you may be …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 4, 2012

HOLY THERESA DAVIS, CANTABBERS! We do like to start each New Year with a bang, and Theresa’s explosive Cantab feature for the first Wednesday of 2012 was no exception! What a fun, fabulous, excellent show from this off-the-hook Southern WOWPS champion. The slam was a little sparse, but turned out to be full of folks …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Cantab fans turned out in full force to see 2011 Cantab Slam Team member (and Emerson Poetry Project curator) Maya Phillips feature last night! She brought a super-tight set of old work and new, including a brandy-new chapbook for the fans. The final open slam in the 8×8 series was won by Melissa Newman-Evans, who …

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