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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 26, 2014: Team Selection Finals

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

Final night of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams! The top five poets at the end of three insanely competitive rounds will comprise the 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam in Oakland this August.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Just a quick recap here, folks, while we wait for cool photos to come in from this slam! Last Wednesday marked the semi-final round of the Team Selection Slams, wherein twelve poets battled for the last nine spots in the March 26 Finals. At the end of the night, our final finishers were:

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 19, 2014: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

Night two of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. The top twelve poets from Preliminaries are cut to nine in this two-round slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Oooooohhhhh, Cantabbers. If your head hurts, your mouth is dry, and you have developed a passionate aversion to mangoes but a sudden attraction to French cheese, you might have been at last night’s Erotic Poetry Night/Box of Doom Slam. For those who don’t, won’t, or can’t remember what happened, we’ll just say: a lot of …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 22, 2014: Team Selection Preliminaries

Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare.

Night one of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. Up to twenty-five poets qualify, but only twelve will be left after two rounds of competition. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the team to the 2014 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, CA.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 13: Team Selection Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

Final night of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. The five top poets after three rounds make the 2013 Boston Poetry Slam Team, the home team for the Nationals! $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 6: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

Night two of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. The top twelve poets from Preliminaries are cut to nine in this two-round slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 9: Team Selection Preliminaries

Boston Poetry Slam

Night one of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. Twenty-five poets are qualified, but only twelve will be left after two rounds of competition. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 2

We don’t fool around on the first Wednesday of the new calendar year, people! Last night, we stuffed a whole buncha people into the venue before the show even started, all of them looking to learn a little something new at Jon Sands’ early-bird workshop. Just a little extra work from these dedicated writers paid …

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Feature for April 25, 2012: Team Selection Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

The best of the best will slam off in the last three rounds of the Team Selection Slams. Last five left standing will comprise the 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team!