Tag: Ryan Phung

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

Happy Wednesday! This week not only had an amazing turnout, but showcased some amazing and unique work! The energy in the  room was also incredibly supportive – so shoutout to our audience, whether you read or just listened! Nilya talked about quiet quitting, Logan showed us the importance of Club Penguin, and Sue Savoy helped close …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

Hey Cantabbers! It was a very fun night this past Wednesday, with an open mic highlighted by jellyfish poems, Mortal Kombat poems, Generational Trauma/Karate poems, and two very different poems about Firefly.

We had a lot of Slam Free or Die regulars in the audience (shoutout to Greg Smith and Mica Rich) and a very …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, July 5th, 2023

Hello, poetry friends! After a long holiday weekend, we had a somewhat small but very very mighty open mic. We continued the trend of stellar first timers, some of whom blessing us with their first on-stage readings ever! First timers included Julie, who just moved to Boston a month ago, Genie, who told of how …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

Hey folks! It’s Myles, filling in this week. Sorry for being a little long-winded this week but there’s lots of ground to cover!

Last week’s open mic was a beautiful reminder of the importance of community arts spaces as many poems orbited grief, dysphoria, diaspora, and difficulty reckoning with the limitations of being alive. Particular …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

What an incredible Wednesday we had at the Cantab! The fresh spring weather encouraged our open mic poets to absolutely bloom all night long. It was an emotional roller coaster of a night, but one I would definitely wait in line for again and again! Highlights include not knowing when Eddy Martinez’s first poem ended …

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