Tag: Nkosi Nkululeko

OBERON Slam on Thursday, August 8, 2019: Boston vs. NYC Tender Match

Our biggest show of the year! Boston and NYC face off in an utterly Tender top-notch head-to-head slam. Produced by the Boston Poetry Slam and the Bowery Poetry Club at Oberon in Harvard Square.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 31, 2019

It’s been a rare and joyous July, poets and listeners: with an extra bonus Wednesday to enjoy this month, we were pleased to welcome Nkosi Nkululeko, anthologized Best American Poet (yes!) for 2018 and fabled-and-real-life-chess instructor to the stage for our fifth and final show in the humid heart of this summer. Nkosi’s work, impeccably …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Haha extremely funny! But also awkward! But also endearing! But also intense! But also incredibly well-crafted and basically a clinic on how to take a feature seriously while filling the audience with joy and dreams, wow! Our best of all possible thanks to Melissa Lozada-Oliva, last week’s featured poet, who started the night with a …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Happy new calendar year, Cantabbers! What a joyous start to 2017: a super-solid and thoughtful open mic turned out for a huge audience, all ramping up to see a grand feature from Nkosi Nkululeko. This Callaloo fellow, Pushcart Prize nominee, and eminent NYC slammer most assuredly messed with the minds and vocabularies of those present …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 4, 2017: Nkosi Nkululeko

Nkosi Nkululeko, NYC 2016 Youth Poet Laureate. Photo by Gaungpyo Hong.

2016 New York City Youth Poet Laureate Nkosi Nkululeko. Last Chance Slam to qualify for the 2016 Team Selection Slams.