Tag: Adam Stone

Tips from the Bar: You Went Over Time and Time Has Things to Say About It

Tips from the Bar

A welcome-back present from bartender Adam to himself: an appropriately snarky prompt. Try a poem where the clock talks trash about your inability to keep your mouth shut.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Heat One of our Preliminary Team Selection Slams has ended! Ranks are as follows:

  • Bobby Crawford 53.4
  • Mckendy Fils-Aimé 53.1
  • Marshall Gillson 52.9
  • Ellyn Touchette 52.6
  • Meaghan Ford 52.3
  • Sophia Holtz 51.5
  • Nathan Comstock
  • Austin Hendricks
  • Poets in bold are invited to advance to Semi-Finals on February 18. Congratulations to everyone, and …

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    Tips from the Bar: There’s No Place Like Home

    Tips from the Bar

    Adam Stone returns, bitterly from a national tour and offers the following prompt:

    The Hypochondriac Explains the Universe to a Privileged Person

    Cantab Feature for Wednesday, January 28, 2015: Team Selection Preliminaries (First Heat)

    BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

    The first night of two pools in the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. Slamming tonight: Austin Hendricks, Bobby Crawford, Ellyn Touchette, Marshall Gillson, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, Meaghan Ford, Nathan Comstock, Sophia Holtz. $5 cover tonight to raise funds to send the team to the 2015 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, CA.

    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    Welcome, October poetry fans! One of the joys of having a featured poet every week at the Boston Poetry Slam is the opportunity to book a vast array of poets from different cities and moments in their poetry career. Last night might have been the year’s best example: Ocean Vuong, an award-winning, widely published Pushcart …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Star Trek vs. Star Wars! Official logo! By Gary Hoare!

    It was a heady night at the Cantab last night, folks, as Star Trek and Star Wars fans waged a war to be remembered for all eternity… Or at least until the galactically strong drinks wear off. Producer and idea-man Nathan Comstock tempted sixteen poets down the stairs into our wretched hive of booze and …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    With the slam team out of town, it’s been anything but quiet at the Cantab… Just ask Adam Stone, who was hoping for a nice, peaceful, anti-slammy feature, but instead ended up playing to a packed house while soon-to-be-first-mate-bartender Emily Carroll was busy slinging custom cocktails. Adam took us, as he put it, on a …

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    Cantab Feature for August 6, 2014: The Adam Stone Anti-Slam

    Adam Stone performs at the Cantab Lounge during the 2011 National Poetry Slam. Photo by Mark Skrzypczak.

    Adam Stone features, performs, reads, heckles, or bursts into flames, and maybe invites some Special Guests to join him. This feature will be followed by the final open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 30, 2014

    August has arrived, and with it the 2014 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, California! This past Wednesday, we sent off our totally baller five-star team with a bang: Janae Johnson, Omoizele Okoawo, Sean Patrick Mulroy, Meaghan Ford, and Melissa Newman-Evans worked their talented patooties off for a full hour of solid and powerful feature. Despite …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    When the SlamMaster’s away… Emily Carroll and Sean Patrick Mulroy will rule the house with an iron fist! These two dictators employed Nora Meiners and other stern-faced staffers last Wednesday night to make sure no one had even a moment of fun during our sweet and jam-packed open mic. The feature was the cool and …

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