Tag: poetry slam

Cantab Slam for October 30, 2019: Supernatural Beings Slam

Don't come to the Cantab on October 30 if you scare easily! We'll be pre-gaming Halloween with a Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves slam. Image courtesy Shutterstock.

A team poetry slam featuring Ghosts vs. Zombies vs. Vampires vs. Werewolves. Costumes welcome!

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, September 11, 2019

This past Wednesday, we enjoyed a fabulous four-team slam from poets near and far, getting together for our last 4×4 of the year with the Boston Poetry Slam Team! We were hype to see a surprise dose of group work from Endopolis Poetry Room and Mill City Slam, plus new work and a sweet team …

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Cantab Poetry Slam for September 11, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam

A Nationals-style team slam featuring reps from four teams including Northampton, Lowell, and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the traveling teams.

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 Poetry Slam for July 3, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam

A Nationals-style team slam featuring reps from four teams including Verbal Slap and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 12, 2019

What a night! It was a joy to welcome team slam back to the Cantab, just in time for summer: last night, two established slams and two local presses mixed it up for a wildly satisfying show. After four rounds of literary battle, we’re excited to congratulate pizza pi press on their big win! pizza …

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Cantab Poetry Slam for June 12, 2019: Team 4×4 Slam with SFoD, Game Over, and pizza pi

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

A Nationals-style 4×4 team slam featuring reps from Game Over Books, Manchester’s Slam Free or Die, pizza pi press, and the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team! $5 cover to raise funds for the teams and presses.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 24, 2019: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Top qualified poets slam two poems each to see who advances to Finals for the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. Slamming tonight: Dahlia, Yehya, Mugs, Zeke, Lip, Max, Kieran, Myles, George, Arianna, Meaghan, Joshua, and Terah. $5 cover tonight to support the team.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 10, 2019: Siaara Freeman and The Last Chance Slam

Cleveland superstar poet Siaara Freeman. Photo by Damien McClendon.

Cleveland poet Siaara Freeman and a Last Chance Slam for poets looking to get in (or back in) the team series in time for Semi-Finals.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Happy National Poetry Month, Cantabbers! We are beyond pleased to announce our semi-finalists for the 2019 Boston Poetry Slam Team. After a two-round, four-minute slam, we qualified eleven poets who are ranked as follows:

1. Terah Ehigiator
2. Joshua Elbaum
3. Meaghan Ford
4. Arianna Monet
5. George Abraham
6. …

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