Tag: Adam Stone

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Oooooohhhhh, Cantabbers. If your head hurts, your mouth is dry, and you have developed a passionate aversion to mangoes but a sudden attraction to French cheese, you might have been at last night’s Erotic Poetry Night/Box of Doom Slam. For those who don’t, won’t, or can’t remember what happened, we’ll just say: a lot of …

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Cantab Feature for February 12, 2014: Erotic Poetry Night and Box of Doom

Box of Doom Poetry Slam. Logo by Gary Hoare.

Brace yourself: it’s our annual Erotic Poetry Open Mic, just in time for Valentine’s Day. And, just to make your Cantab date truly awkward, bartender Adam Stone will present a Box of Doom slam. (Yes, we said “Box.”)

Moonlighting Recap for Thursday, September 5

Last night marked another great night for the Moonlighting series, with a feature from Boston slam fixture Adam Stone that kept the audience on the edge of their seats. Besides one or two slam hits, Adam read from his brand-new book, Psalms for the Vacant. The show highlighted some of the Cantab bartender’s more cerebral, …

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Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series on Thursday, September 5, 2013, featuring Adam Stone

Local favorite Adam Stone.

Our monthly LGBTQ reading, Moonlighting, will feature Cantab bartender Adam Stone. Hosted by Sean Patrick Mulroy and Emily Carroll.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 10

Harlym125 performs at the Cantab Lounge. Photo by Marshall Goff.


Oh, excuse us. Did you miss the party? A big-talkin’, explosive-performin’, complex-writin’ major player took the stage for us last night: Harlym125. Did he rock the mic? He did. Were there singalongs and special guests and surprises? There were. Did he change your life? I guess we’ll know next week, since …

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Tips from the Bar: the Adam Stone prompt

Tips from the Bar

We didn’t write down Adam’s actual prompt for this week, so here’s one that he reminded us of instead: write a poem about your ex-boyfriend (alternatively, make it about one you never had). If possible, use a quotidian yet highly complex metaphor.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 6

Whoa, semi-finals! It was a super-hot room at the Cantab last night, folks, as thirteen of our top slammers faced off to see who would secure the coveted nine spots at the upcoming Team Selection Finals in March. After two rounds of slam, much of it filled with brand-new work from our performers, the field …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 6: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

Night two of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. The top twelve poets from Preliminaries are cut to nine in this two-round slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 9

Boston Poetry Slam fans! If you weren’t at the Team Selection Preliminaries back on January 9, you might have missed some results. Likewise, if you were there, you might be wanting the updated information. Lo, for you, we come through with both! After two rounds of 21 poets (yowza!), here are the rankings from the …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 19

Did someone tell you that the Cantab would be less packed the week before Christmas? If so, they were definitely lying: every seat was filled for Deonte Osayande, who came all the way from Detroit to rock the house on his last New England stop. The slam was full of surprises, with the judges clearly …

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