upcoming shows at the Cantab

Brooklyn artist and writer Mary Boo Anderson. Photo by Susan Li. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, December 12, 2018: Mary Boo Anderson
Brooklyn artist and writer Mary Boo Anderson.
Boston Poetry Slam official logo, by Gary Hoare. Cantab Slam for Wednesday, December 19, 2018: Astrology Team Slam
Our final show of 2018 welcomes poets of the Western Zodiac to the stage for a 4x4 team slam: Fire vs. Earth vs. Air vs. Water, hosted by Myles Taylor. Sign-ups for poets and judges taken in advance.
Ilyus Evander, transfem poet/activist from Providence. Photo courtesy of the artist. Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, December 19, 2018 with Ilyus Evander
Ilyus Evander journeys to the Cantab on the night of our Astrology Slam to lead an early-bird workshop! The theme will be: The Body Speaks, a generative workshop open to writers of all levels.
Cantab Show for Wednesday, December 26, 2018: NO SHOW TONIGHT Cantab Show for Wednesday, December 26, 2018: NO SHOW TONIGHT
No poetry at the Cantab tonight; please join us in January 2019.
Ilyus Evander, transfem poet/activist from Providence. Photo by Ari Toole. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 2, 2019: Ilyus Evander
Ilyus Evander, transfem poet and activist from Providence.
2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall. Photo by Nicholas Nichols. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 9, 2019: Julian Randall
2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Julian Randall.
Widely celebrated Palestinian-American poet George Abraham. Photo by Mara Buzatu. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 16, 2019: George Abraham
Celebrated poet and polymath George Abraham.
Palestinean-American poet George Abraham. Photo by Lanson Tang. Cantab Workshop for Wednesday, January 16, 2019 with George Abraham
George Abraham, Cantab feature for the evening, leads a generative workshop on memory and personal history before the show. $5-$20 sliding scale. Space is limited and advance sign-up recommended.
Firey neuroscientific poet José Zepeda. Photo by Carolina Valenzuela. Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 23, 2019: José Zepeda
Beloved Sonoron-gone-local and scientific thinker José Zepeda.
Cantab Slam for Wednesday, January 30, 2019: Joy Slam Cantab Slam for Wednesday, January 30, 2019: Joy Slam
Our themed slam series continues with a mid-winter Joy Slam: poets are asked to bring some much-needed mid-winter light and love to the stage. Slammers and judges are invited to sign up in advance.