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 …
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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 15 PLUS the 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 …
Check out the Boston Poetry Slam Team in NPS 2014 Semi-Finals Tonight!
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 …
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 30, 2014
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 …
National Poetry Slam: Preliminary Competition on Thursday, August 15, 2013
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).
National Poetry Slam: Preliminary Competition on Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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).
National Poetry Slam: Preliminary Competition on Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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).
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