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The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 30, 2017

Special THURSDAY show at OBERON in Harvard Square! Poets from the Boston Poetry Slam take on opponents from the House Slam across the river, featuring a cast of all-star poets, special guests, and celebrity judges. Hosted by Emily Eastman and JR Mahung.

Cantab Recap for March 8, 15, 22, and a Look Ahead

Poetry listeners! It’s been a long, strange, wonderful March, one of our rare five-Wednesday months. Thanks for sticking with us through rain, premature spring, blizzard, and some intense poetry slams for the past three weeks. But wait: there are TWO more shows coming up before we even get to National Poetry Month.

First: we are …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Oh, August: even with five Wednesdays, you were just too short to contain all the late-summer greatness of the month’s Boston Poetry Slam features. Last night, we closed out the month with the incomparable Oompa Williams, who brought the heavy, the melodic, the tight tight story and the barzzzz to the Cantab stage. Watching this …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 31, 2016: Oompa Williams

One of Boston’s hardest working poets: Oompa Williams. Third open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Two weeks in a row? We had mind-blowing craft-busting head-expanding features two weeks in a row at the Cantab? Yeah, sure, welcome back, summer travelers: Taylor Steele brought business as usual to the stage last Wednesday, which, of course, meant professional, exciting, perspective-changing and brave beautiful work. In addition to presenting her work around the …

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Final Update from the 2016 National Poetry Slam

It’s Saturday at the National Poetry Slam, Cantabbers, and the NPS 2016 slam team is taking a much-deserved rest after a blisteringly hot bout semi-finals bout last night; the BPS took fifth to a strong field including Houston VIP, Bull City Slam, Brooklyn Slam, and the Finals-bound House Slam.

The team went into semis …

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