Tag: poetry slam

Cantab Feature for February 11, 2015: Erotic Poetry Night and Deadly Sins vs. Heavenly Virtues Slam

Erotic Poetry Sins vs. Virtues Slam 2015

Tighten your panties: it’s our annual Erotic Poetry Open Mic, just in time for Valentine’s Day. And, just to make things a little spicier, our feature slot will be filled by a Deadly Sins vs. Heavenly Virtues Poetry Slam, captained by Jade Sylvan and Sean Patrick Mulroy!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014: Celebrate First Night with Poetry Slam Downtown

See the Boston Poetry Slam at Boston's First Night celebration! Logo courtesy firstnight.org.

Join us at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., as the Boston Poetry Slam and the Haley House Slam celebrate First Night Boston together! It’s all ages and you’ll just need a First Night button to get in.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, September 17, 2014: Star Trek vs. Star Wars Slam

Star Trek vs. Star Wars! Official logo! By Gary Hoare!

The Cantab’s first ever Star Trek vs. Star Wars slam! Nathan Comstock produces and hosts this invite-only theme slam, featuring all-star head-to-head match-ups between the ultimate sci-fi universes.

Cantab Feature for July 16, 2014: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 with Urbana, Slam Free or Die, Port Veritas, and Lizard Lounge

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

A 4×4 team slam with Urbana-NYC, Slam Free or Die, Port Veritas, and Lizard Lounge! Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to Nationals.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

So many new folks turned out for the NorthBEAST 4×4 last night at the Cantab! …Well, actually, we think they turned out to get a spot on what was a super-fun and thoughtful open mic, but the room was still packed with excited listeners when slamtime rolled around. The Boston Poetry Slam team was prepped …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 18, 2014: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 with louderARTS, Providence, and Rhythmic Cypher

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

A 4×4 team slam with louderARTS-NYC, Providence, Rhythmic Cypher, and the home team! Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to Nationals.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 26, 2014: Team Selection Finals

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

Final night of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams! The top five poets at the end of three insanely competitive rounds will comprise the 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam in Oakland this August.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Just a quick recap here, folks, while we wait for cool photos to come in from this slam! Last Wednesday marked the semi-final round of the Team Selection Slams, wherein twelve poets battled for the last nine spots in the March 26 Finals. At the end of the night, our final finishers were:

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Is it still 2014, Cantabbers? Good news: from our poetry perspective, this year is awesome so far! We had a fun-sized open mic last night with a good group of solid newcomers, plus a great selection of folks returning from winter break, regulars trying out a new voice for 2014, and a few long-distance travelers …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 18: David Winter and the Sestina Slam

David Winter, Boston-gone-NYC poet.

Once-upon-a-time regular David Winter. SESTINA SLAM: an open slam in the 8×8 series requiring sestinas from all participants.