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The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 30, 2017

Special THURSDAY show at OBERON in Harvard Square! Poets from the Boston Poetry Slam take on opponents from the House Slam across the river, featuring a cast of all-star poets, special guests, and celebrity judges. Hosted by Emily Eastman and JR Mahung.

Cantab Recap for March 8, 15, 22, and a Look Ahead

Poetry listeners! It’s been a long, strange, wonderful March, one of our rare five-Wednesday months. Thanks for sticking with us through rain, premature spring, blizzard, and some intense poetry slams for the past three weeks. But wait: there are TWO more shows coming up before we even get to National Poetry Month.

First: we are …

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A Fond Farewell to the Final Encyclopedia Show!

On Thursday, June 9, the weirdos and art-lovers of Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston descended upon the Davis Square Theater one last time for the third-season finale of The Encyclopedia Show: Somerville. Whether they’d come to celebrate, commiserate, or just have a good time, the audience was warm and kind, as always!

For this finale, the …

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Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, June 9, 2016 — S3V7: THE SUBURBS

Our variety show presents the SEASON THREE FINALE, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE SUBURBS! Picket fences! Little pink houses! Extended curfew to 10:30pm!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, May 26, 2016 — S3V6: EXERCISE

Our variety show returns, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: EXERCISE! Spandex! Leg warmers! Slightly coordinated performers!

The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE REMATCH, April 17, 2016

Special Sunday show at ONCE in Somerville! Poets from the Boston Poetry Slam take on opponents from the House Slam across the river, featuring a host of all-star poets, special guests, and celebrity judges. Hosted by Emily Eastman and featuring poet Muggs Fogarty, musician Brian McCarthy, and comedian Wes Hazard.

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, April 14, 2016 — S3V5: CIVIL WARS

Our variety show returns, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: CIVIL WARS! Cannons! Turncoats! Picnics on the battleground!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, March 10, 2016 — S3V4: THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS

Our kind-of-monthly variety show returns from winter break, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS! Exploding science! Inert gases! Best spring break topic ever!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Thursday, December 10, 2015 — S3V3: THE CIRCUS

Our kind-of-monthly variety show continues, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE CIRCUS! Elephants! High-diving! Pickpockets and riff-raff!

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for TUESDAY, October 20, 2015 — S3V2: WYOMING

Our monthly variety show continues, featuring our all-star cast and local artists with all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: WYOMING! It’s so square! And full of geysers! Look out!

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