upcoming shows at the Cantab

Raych Jackson, Chicago educator and poet. Photo by RJ Eldridge. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 28, 2017: Raych Jackson
Poet, playwright, and educator Raych Jackson from Chicago. Fifth open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
Open mic favorite and Lesley grad Marisa Glynn. Photo courtesy of Emerson Poetry Project. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 5, 2017: Marisa Glynn
Gloriously beloved local Marisa Glynn. Sixth open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
NorthBEAST logo by Artie Moffa. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 12, 2017: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam III
The last slam in a series of 4x4s to prepare the home team for the National Poetry Slam! Opponents include Mill City and Lizard Lounge. Cover charge $5 to raise money to send our team to NPS.
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 19, 2017: Melissa Newman-Evans Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 19, 2017: Melissa Newman-Evans
NPS finalist, former Boston Poetry Slam team member, and bartender Melissa Newman-Evans. Seventh open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
Artist, writer, and Pushcart nominee Tatiana M.R. Johnson. Photo by Tim Carey. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 26, 2017: Tatiana M.R. Johnson
Local artist and poet Tatiana M.R. Johnson features. Eighth and final open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
The 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team is: Brandon Melendez, Zeke Russell, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Neiel Israel, Em Taylor. Photo by Marshall Goff. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 2, 2017: The 2017 Boston Poetry Slam Team
A celebratory send-off feature for the 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team: Zeke Russell, Neiel Israel, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Brandon Melendez, and Em Taylor. $5 cover to help raise funds for the team's travel and lodging at NPS next week.
RebeccaLynn, poet, bartender, regular, and uncompromising learner. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 9, 2017: Champion of Champions Poetry Slam
Champion of Champions Poetry Slam! RebeccaLynn defends her title against up to eight summertime slam winners.
Poet and Ghost Host (really) Emily Duggan. Photo by Jason Kasman. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 16, 2017: Emily Duggan
Graveyard storyteller and very live performance poet Emily Duggan. First open poetry slam in the new 8x8 series.
Boston Poetry Laureate Danielle Legros Georges. Photo by Priscilla Harmel. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Danielle Legros Georges
Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges. Second open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.
Capital Region NY poet Liv McKee. Photo by Robert Cooper. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 30, 2017: Liv McKee
NY Capital region poet Liv McKee. Third open poetry slam in the 8x8 series.