Tag: Michael Brown

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 23, 2016: The High School Reunion Slam

Announcing the High School Reunion Slam! Flyer by Cassandra de Alba.

An invitational all-star slam where four teams representing the Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors take on all the decades-long nostalgia you can stand for big points and eternal bragging rights.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Springtime, Cantabbers! Thanks so much for everyone who came out to see SlamMaster Emeritus Michael Brown upon his warm-weather awakening from Down East Maine hibernation. Michael worked the room with a smattering of old and new work, weaving together a bit of history for us on a sweet spring night. The four-person Last Chance Slam …

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

Michael Brown, MC Emeritus. Photo by Valerie Lawson.

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, April 29, 2015

Just so you know, Cantabbers: sometimes, when we say a reading was “intimate,” we don’t mean that nobody was in the room. We mean that the feature held us in the palm of his hand as though we were the only bar in the world, and his the only poems that mattered. Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib did …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 17

Happy birthday to yoooouuuu, Boston Poetry Slam at the Cantab Lounge! Our twentieth anniversary of poetry at the Cantab fell on Tuesday, October 16, so of course we had to celebrate. To do it, the only two SlamMasters the show has ever had –that’s Michael Brown and Simone Beaubien— got together for a head-to-head double …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 17, 2012: Michael Brown and Simone Beaubien

Boston Poetry Slam

In celebration of the Boston Poetry Slam’s twentieth anniversary, the show’s founding and current SlamMasters will co-feature. No open poetry slam tonight.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 10

It was an exceptionally big night at the ‘tab last night, folks, as tons of audience turned out for our open mic, double feature, and Champion of Champions poetry slam! The night started off with some open mic standouts, including lots of slammer entourage from Portland (Maine), a least a couple of local newcomers, one …

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