Tag: Sasha Banks

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Happy Black History Month, Cantabbers! This Wednesday, we were super-proud to bring Sasha Banks back to our stage, a fantastic thinker and writer in the home stretch of her MFA candidacy (and NYC residency!). Sasha brought us a half-hour of newly crafted work, speaking cleanly and beautifully to so many of the issues on our …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 1, 2017: Sasha Banks

Poets for Ferguson founder Sasha Banks. Photo by Brian Redondo.

NYC writer Sasha Banks. Second open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Last night, once again, poets and listeners warmed the corners of our hearts as well as the darkest, dingiest corners of the underground bar we call home every Wednesday. Thank you so much to the folks who continue to support and engage with our reading, both by speaking out and by providing an open-hearted audience …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 14, 2014

May can be a puzzling time at the Boston Poetry Slam… Should you wear shorts or a sweater to our marginally climate-controlled basement? Order a beer punch or a whiskey and lager? And are your favorite open mic readers staying local or headed home for the summer? At least one piece of information was absolutely …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, May 14, 2014: Sasha Banks

Sasha Banks, poet and educator from Ft. Worth.

Sasha Banks, Golden Poem winner from the 2013 National Poetry Slam, visiting from Ft. Worth. Open poetry slams begin again in a new 8×8 series.