Tag: Quentin Lucas

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 17, 2016: Team Selection Semi-Finals

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

The top twelve poets from Preliminaries are cut to nine in this two-round slam, deciding who advances to Finals for the 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Official results from the second of our two heats of Team Selection Preliminaries have been tabulated! The top six poets have qualified to move on to Semi-Finals on February 17: 1. Meaghan Ford 52.2 2. Zeke Russell 50.4 3. Quentin Lucas 49.3 4. Nora Meiners 48.7 5. Mckendy Fils-Aimé 48.6 6. Manvir Singh 48.3 7. …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Team Selection Preliminaries (Second Heat)

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

Second of two elimination slams featuring Ed Wilkinson, Emily O’Neill, Jess Riz, Manvir Singh, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Meaghan Ford, Nora Meiners, Quentin Lucas, and Zeke Russell; hosted by two-time NPS Finalist Eirean Bradley. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the team to the 2016 National Poetry Slam in Georgia.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Dang, but it’s been a wild two weeks at the Cantab! Just a couple of Wednesdays ago, we had the very excellent Joshua Bennett swing through and bring us an exceptionally fine set. Josh is in town for a few lucky semesters, so watch for his readings at MIT (and book him while you can!). …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, September 26, 2015

This past Wednesday, Nora Meiners brought a quirky, thoughtful, vellum-wrapped set to the Cantab stage, performing a few well-loved favorites and putting some polish on a few more that hadn’t seen the light of the basement since their open mic debut. What a fun journey and show! The slam was a five-poet affair that came …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 7, 2012

We had a cozy night at the Cantab this week, folks, with a slightly shortened but super-intense open mic, followed by feature Gregory Hischak. This one-time Seattle slam champion, now a playwright based on the Cape (with his very own Thursday reading series to boot), read to us in his frenetic and endearing style. The …

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