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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 28, 2016: Zanne Langlois and the Champion of Champions Poetry Slam with Jess Rizkallah

Champion of Champions poetry slam! Eight 8×8 slam winners return to challenge reigning champ Jess Rizkallah for the venue’s top slam title.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Poets, we made it: the dark nights are finally officially getting shorter, marked by a bright and shiny feature from the generous-minded and thoroughly thoughtful Valerie Lawson. This long-time long-gone host of our open mic returned with a beautiful, gentle, and welcoming set for the mighty good listeners of last Wednesday. Valerie’s feature was followed …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 10, 2015: World Qualifier Finals

Final night of the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier: eight finalists from the May 13 Speed Slam fight for one coveted trip to the Individual World Poetry Slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the winner to the competition in Washington, D.C.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The results of our fourteen-poet super-grand speed slam are in! After just three minutes of poetry (in two poems) each, standings are as follows:

1. Janae Johnson 54.5
2. Sean Patrick Mulroy 53.1
3. Kylie Noelle 51.3
4. Meaghan Ford 50.9
5. Nora Meiners 50.5
6. Zeke Russell 50.3

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Heat Two of our Preliminary Team Selection Slams is now complete! Rankings from the slam:

  • Nora Meiners 54.2
  • Zeke Russell 53.8
  • Colin Killick 53.1
  • Emily Eastman 52.9
  • Sean Patrick Mulroy 52.3
  • Ed Wilkinson 52.1
  • John Mortara
  • Mike Leon
  • Poets in bold are invited to advance to Semi-Finals on February 18. Congratulations to everyone! …

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    Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Team Selection Preliminaries (Second Heat)

    The first night of two pools in the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. Slamming tonight: Jake Villarreal, Zeke Russell, John Mortara, Emily Eastman, Mike Leon, Nora Meiners, Sean Patrick Mulroy, Ed Wilkinson, Colin Killick. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the team to the 2015 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, CA.

    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 14, 2015

    The new year doesn’t let up, poetry slam fans! Our second Wednesday of 2015 was a grand celebration, featuring the dynamic and very entertaining Pages Matam; Pages rocked the house, tugged at some heartstrings, and even gave away a custom bow-tie after a 90-second audience physical challenge. We wish him the best of luck and …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    If you are human, poet, it is just possible that the fall and winter holidays fill you with a hint, just the tiniest whisper, of familial stress. Fear not! Family time also means that Cantab family returns home: for this season, we were so pleased to welcome back Carrie Rudzinski, one-time Emerson poet and now …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    You guys. YOU GUYS. What a great slam at the Cantab last night! Thanks so much to everyone who came, and especially our kick-ass slammers from Port Veritas, Manchester, the Lizard Lounge, and Urbana NYC.

    We started the night with an open mic, as usual, but a number of non-usual folks came out to …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 8, 2014

    Is it still 2014, Cantabbers? Good news: from our poetry perspective, this year is awesome so far! We had a fun-sized open mic last night with a good group of solid newcomers, plus a great selection of folks returning from winter break, regulars trying out a new voice for 2014, and a few long-distance travelers …

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