Tag: Myles Taylor

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, December 6th, 2023

Welcome back to another Cantab Recap! Lines wound around the bar upstairs for both the usual open mic and the first installment of our monthly workshop series! We began with a workshop by Myles Taylor (who was also our feature,) where we analyzed poems that had different takes on names and what they can and …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Hi poet! Get ready to hear about an exciting, surprising, team-selecting poetry slam!! But first, there’s an open mic to cover. We had one of the fastest sold-out nights ever, selling out well before the show even started, and the audience was full of some newcomers and some long-time-no-sees. Alleliah from Tucson, Arizona read from …

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Northbeast 2023 Recap!

Hi there poets! Below is a rare weekend recap for you all. But not just any weekend, no, this was an extravagant, artistic, joyous occasion: the 2023 NorthBeast Regional Slam! Saturday began with excitement, coffee runs, and rehearsing as poets from slam teams all over the Northeast filed in to the Cambridge Foundry. We had …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

What a week! This past Wednesday there was not only a fabulous open mic (as usual), but an even MORE fabulous TEAM SELECTION SLAM! Anticipation from the audience and nerves from the slammers filled the room as people filed in. On the open mic we had some freestyling, some first-timers, and fabulous poetry all around. …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, February 15th, 2023

Reporting yet another happy and sold-out Wednesday at the Cantab! Energy was sky-high, and love was in the air during our special Valentine’s Day show, with a packed house and an elevated amount of crowd participation. During the open mic, we had someone come back after SEVEN YEARS to finish a poem they started performing …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

After a long, snowy weekend, Cantabbers reconvened once again for a great Wednesday full of poems! There were a considerable amount of new faces on the open mic, and highlights included Jarvis’ stirring ode to the history of their body, Danny Riordan’s immediate response poem to Jarvis, and March Penn’s excellently-titled “Do I Have Imaginary …

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Extremely Online WORKSHOP for June 10, 2020: Alternate Names with Myles Taylor

A generative writing workshop in our Extremely Online series, founded by Lip Manegio, co-curated with Myles Taylor. All proceeds to benefit the Mass Bail Fund.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Last night, Evan J. Cutts breezed into town from his far-flung MFA program, bearing new work, new forms, and new florals (of course!). Evan read for us from his new Charlie Parker series, plus checked in with some erasures from his last visit to the Cantab feature slot: swing by to see one of our …

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Cantab Slam for Wednesday, November 27, 2019: History of the Internet Slam

Extremely graphic History of the Internet illustration by Cassandra de Alba.

An Extremely Educational team slam journeying through the History of the Internet.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Happy Halloween, Cantabbers! Last night’s slam was a– broombuster? A beastly good time? Definitely magical: the transformative joy of the season was in full effect as Werewolves, Zombies, Ghosts and Vampires took the stage in an extremely-high-stakes and not-at-all off-the-cuff competition event designed to select the Supreme Supernatural Being of the Night. Hosted by hard-working …

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