Tag: poetry slam

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

It’s the last days of National Women’s Month, folks, but this week Justice Ameer gave us plenty to think about and poem upon for the next eleven months of the year. Yes, the month is too short and thirty minutes is not enough time to hear all from Justice that you want, but if you …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 27, 2019: Justice Ameer

Providence poet and leader Justice Ameer. Photo by Ally Schmaling.

Providence poet and leader Justice Ameer, followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 20, 2019: Devin Devine & Clementine von Radics

Powerhouse touring duo Clementine von Radics and Devin Devine, followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 13, 2019: torrin a. greathouse

Local published poet and formidable slammer torrin a. greathouse. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Local favorite and nationally published poet torrin a. greathouse, followed by an open poetry slam with 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 6, 2019: CUPSI Warm-Up

ACUI College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational logo.

Our annual warm-up for locals: college teams face off in a nationals-style slam.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Drama! Heartbreak! Masquerade! Not having to get a stupid dinner reservation for two people at a stupid restaurant! Thanks to everyone who came out this past week for the best non-holiday-eve ever, as the Lovers and the Leavers slammed off in a head-to-head Totally Not Fixed poetry slam hosted by a decidedly objective Zeke Russell. …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 13, 2019: NO ROMANCE Open Mic and the Lovers vs. Leavers Slam

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

A celebratory February open mic at which NO ROMANCE will be allowed, followed by a head-to-head Grudge-Match-style Lovers vs. Leavers poetry slam.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

It’s a good week to be a Cantabber, folks: despite a travel snafu for our Dallas-sourced feature, a hearty crowd turned out for the open mic and geared up for a great-quality open poetry slam! It’s been all-themed-slams-all-the-time around here since last September, but if you think that means we’re out of practice, you should …

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Cantab Update for Wednesday, February 6, 2016: Open Poetry Slam!

Stop the presses, folks! Our headlining event for tonight has changed: after the open mic finishes, we’ll be holding an open poetry slam competition, which means that YOU could bring three poems and fight our judgemental judges’ judgeiness for a $25 cash prize. Standard rules apply: all rounds have a 3-minute time limit with no …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

What joy! What joy is this! No, seriously: after a sweet and sassy spotlight from Chris Leja on our already-joyful open mic, eight slammers took the stage in the name of making lemons into sunshine. Egged on by an audience hungry for good news, poets and judges alike buoyed up the possibility of one or …

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