Tag Archive: Simmons College

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 15, 2017: CUPSI Warm-Up

CUPSI-bound collegiate teams from Emerson, Simmons, Wellesley, and Northeastern face off in a traditional 4×4 slam to prepare for their upcoming national tournament.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Oh, you think CUPSI’s thinks it’s ready for New England? We know it: YOU’RE NOT READY, CUPSI! Five local teams slammed off in a mock semi-final bout at the Cantab this week, and although the venue was full of love and cross-team support, poets pulled no punches when it came time to hit the stage. …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 30, 2016: CUPSI Warm-Up and Tariq Luthun Spotlight

Detroit poet Tariq Luthun offers a spotlight feature, then five CUPSI-bound collegiate slam teams face off to prepare for their upcoming national tournament: Emerson vs. Berklee vs. Simmons vs. Northeastern vs. UMass Boston.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Okay, so maybe the college students you know were beach-bound (or better) for spring break last week, but: all the college students WE know were doing hard work laying down poems at our annual CUPSI Warm-Up! The college-nationals bound teams from Emerson College, Berklee College of Music, and Simmons College, plus an all-star pick-up team …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 18, 2015: CUPSI Warm-Up

CUPSI-bound collegiate slam teams face off to prepare for their upcoming national tournament: Emerson vs. Berklee vs. Simmons vs. one more TBD. No open poetry slam tonight.

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 Recap for Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Our slammin’ February has at last drawn to a close, folks: from the world-class stylings of Porsha Olayiwola to the lowbrow hijinks of Adam Stone’s Erotic Box of Doom to the pace-setting Boston Poetry Slam Team Selection Semi-Finals, it has been blazingly hot in here all month. This past Wednesday was no exception, as we …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 27: CUPSI Warm-Up

CUPSI-bound collegiate slam teams (Emerson, Simmons, and Harvard) face off to prepare for the national tournament in April. No open poetry slam tonight.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 20

You can always tell it’s school vacation by the way teachers –and students– turn out for poetry in the middle of the week! The venue was jam-packed just a few minutes after doors opened last night, with folks of all stripes finding a good excuse to stay out late on a cold Wednesday. Perhaps in …

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