Tag: Adam Stone

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 21

Some folks might choose to spend the night before the holiday with their family: instead, we decided to have a Wednesday before Thanksgiving with a sarcastic, booze-slinging, intellectual who loves us so much he just can’t show it. What? It was a perfect evening with bartender Adam Stone, who offered a stingingly good selection of …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 21: Adam Stone

Bartender-feature Adam Stone. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Bartender-poet Adam Stone features. Open poetry slam in the 8×8 series.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 17

Happy birthday to yoooouuuu, Boston Poetry Slam at the Cantab Lounge! Our twentieth anniversary of poetry at the Cantab fell on Tuesday, October 16, so of course we had to celebrate. To do it, the only two SlamMasters the show has ever had –that’s Michael Brown and Simone Beaubien— got together for a head-to-head double …

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The Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — Monday, September 3, S1V1: BEARS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville -- V1S1: BEARS!

The debut installment in our new monthly series! Come see seven performance artists –that’s poets, theatre performers, musicians, and comedians– plus our all-star cast in an entertaining and educational variety show. This month’s topic will be BEARS.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 29

Welcome back to the Cantab, Boston students! It’s about that time of year again… When the returning students who know what’s up come and see us again for the first time, showing off all they’ve learned about home over the summer. Appropriately enough, our feature was Tatyana Brown, a Bay Area poet who lived with …

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Radio Feature for Monday, August 6: Comedy Meets Poetry with Wes Hazard!

Comedians Wes Hazard, John Paul Rivera, Gary Petersen, and Matt Kona get ready to get funny on your funny bone.

What defines poetry? What defines art? Are you allowed to laugh at poetry? What’s better art: making an audience laugh, or making an audience admire your language? Seriously, who cares?! For this show, BPS regular Wes Hazard will co-curate a super-fun selection of comedians and poets, whom we’ve asked to go light on the heavy and heavy on the funny. Follow the link to learn more about our eight spotlight artists!

Radio Recap for Monday, July 30

I’ll bet you didn’t even know there was a downstairs venue at the Radio bar, did you? Well, there is: in deference to a previously-booked night of bands upstairs, we meandered down the back stairs to the wood-like-paneling extravaganza that is the basement of our Monday night bar. With just a hint of sound bleed …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 25

Once again, a fabulous time was had by all at the Cantab this Wednesday: a host of new readers and listeners turned out to enjoy featured poet Tyler Smith, who packed dozens of short poems into a smart, witty, and inspiring feature drawn from his cohesive body of work. Tyler’s leaving for Australia in a …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 30

Oh, Cantabbers, your heads must be pounding. Relax, it’s not a hangover: it’s all last night’s “poetry” fighting with everything else you’ve ever enjoyed. For those who missed it… We spent a remarkable evening last night glorifying the worst poetry bartender Adam Stone could find with the biggest performances we could muster for the Boston …

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Cantab Feature for May 30, 2012: Box of Doom Poetry Slam

Box of Doom Poetry Slam. Logo by Gary Hoare.

Box of Doom poetry slam produced by Adam Stone. Fabulous logo (and t-shirts) by Gary Hoare!