Tag Archive: Sophia Holtz

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 13, 2016: Cassandra de Alba

Cassandra de Alba releases her new book on Horse Less Press. Eighth and final open SPEED slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Boston Poetry Slam at the Cantab Lounge is proud to announce the 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team:

1. Neiel Israel 83.3
2. Zeke Russell 80.3
3. Simone Beaubien 79.7
4. Mckendy Fils-Aimé 79.1
5. Bobby Crawford 78.9

6. JR Mahung
7. Meaghan Ford
8. Joshua Elbaum

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Is it 2016 already? Have we already said goodbye to 2015, including our beloved 2015 Boston Poetry Slam Team? Okay, very well, time marches on… But first: for our last show with the reigning team, we were extra-proud to present long-time Cantab regular, team favorite, and *temporary* New York City resident Sophia Holtz! Sophia’s set …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 6, 2016: Sophia Holtz and the Last Chance Slam

2015 Boston Poetry Slam Team member and NYU MFA candidate Sophia Holtz. Last Chance Slam to qualify for the 2016 Team Selection Slams.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Happy old year, Cantabbers! Last night was an excellent celebration of everything we’ve done for 2015… Some familiar faces came out to visit the open mic, plus a few first-timers hit the stage already itching to make a name for themselves in the venue. What a fun night! Our feature, Sam Rush, brought the house …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 5, 2015

You wanted hit slam favorites? You wanted new surprises? You wanted a surreal group piece, heartstring twang after heartstring twang, and a surprise cover to finish the night? You got it, Cantab! Our team brought the fire and the craft to their one-hour set last Wednesday, and we are so proud to have them representing …

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Cantab Feature for August 5, 2015: Boston Poetry Slam Team

A celebratory send-off feature for the 2015 Boston Poetry Slam Team, Oakland-bound for the National Poetry Slam. $5 cover to help raise funds for the team’s travel and lodging at NPS.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Sure, sure, it’s blisteringly hot, swelteringly humid, and super-obviously only just past the midway point of the calendar… Still, it seems constantly surprising that July even exists and is happening to us right here. This past Wednesday, five teams prepping for the National Poetry Slam in August (so! soon!) got down on our dirty basement …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Yes! Yes! Yes! Robert Lashley came to see us this past Wednesday, and he brought down the house at the Cantab on the very last stop on his marathon tour. Sure, his work is incredibly solid and surprising, and, sure, his banter and performance were off the charts– but we know that one of our …

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Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series Featuring Sophia Holtz and Josh Elbaum on June 4, 2015

Our monthly LGBTQ reading, Moonlighting, featuring Sophia Holtz and Josh Elbaum. Hosted by Sean Patrick Mulroy and Emily Carroll.

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