Wow, wow, wow, there really is no place like home. On this post-Nationals Wednesday, the Cantab was extra-glad to welcome a sweet and conversational open mic to the stage, followed by a much-awaited feature from Providence organizer Charlotte Abotsi that did not disappoint. Charlotte brought us work that is, in so many ways, the story …
Tag: National Poetry Slam
Poets! It has been a very busy week. First off, huge ups to jayy dodd for holding down a stellar feature while the National Poetry Slam raged on a thousand miles away. Jayy’s intensely relevant, intensely tender, and intensely talented voice filled the corners of our room, hearts, and consciences. Looking for more? Check out …
Congratulations to the 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team, who qualified for the semi-finals of the National Poetry Slam tonight! The team took a 2 and a 1 in their prelim bouts and nailed down 14th place (out of 72); now they’re headed into semis against Elevated!, Inkwell, SNO, and Hawaii, with the sole winner headed …
August has arrived, and with it the 2014 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, California! This past Wednesday, we sent off our totally baller five-star team with a bang: Janae Johnson, Omoizele Okoawo, Sean Patrick Mulroy, Meaghan Ford, and Melissa Newman-Evans worked their talented patooties off for a full hour of solid and powerful feature. Despite …
The final night of National Poetry Slam!All shows 21+, variable cover:
7pm: Nuyorican vs. White Plains vs. Inkwell vs. Boston-Cantab
9pm: Austin vs. louderARTS vs. Urban Spoken Word vs. LoserSlam
11pm: Comedy vs. Poetry (upstairs) and Social Headquarters (downstairs).
Night two of the National Poetry Slam! All shows 21+, variable cover:
7pm: Writers Block vs. Lethal Poetry vs. Sedona vs. Mental Graffiti
9pm: Queen City vs. Pierced Ear vs. SlamRichmond vs. Java Monkey
11pm: Decathlon Slam (upstairs) and Social Headquarters (downstairs).
Night one of the National Poetry Slam! All shows 21+, variable cover:
7pm: SlamNuba vs. Eclectic Truth vs. Marquis vs. Lizard Lounge
9pm: Intangibles vs. Da Poetry Lounge vs. Soapboxing vs. Rhythmic Cypher
11pm: The Lit Slam (upstairs) and Toastmasters (downstairs).