Tag: April Ranger

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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Tips from the Bar: the April Ranger Prompt

Write a poem about a season in the voice of another season.

Radio recap for Monday, June 25

At the New & Improved reading, we like to say that we are encouraging cross-genre collaboration and thinking, not just between poets, but among all kinds of self-directed performance artists. Last night, our wish came true in a beautiful way as storytellers, poets, prose writers, comedians, and who-knows-who-else congregated around workshop leader Michael Mack. Michael …

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Radio Features for Monday, June 25: April Ranger and Michael Mack

Our New & Improved series presents Michael Mack leading a performance workshop on transitioning from slam to storytelling. Poet April Ranger will feature and Michael will perform a storytelling set.

Radio Recap for Monday, June 19

Last night’s Radio show was a small epiphany in a sweet bar, folks: the series has finally started to really get its own feeling of arrival and inspiration, and last night’s features were a huge part of that. Claudia Wilson was an amazing opener, showing off the strong voice, unique and quirky stories, and great …

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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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We’re Slamming at the Mass Poetry Festival!

Massachusetts Poetry Festival -- April 20-22, 2012 in Salem, Mass.

The fourth annual Mass Poetry Fest welcomes us to their roster! Saturday, April 21, you can sign up at 1:30 for the 1:45 Youth Slam at the Old Town Hall, or come to Victoria Station at 9:30 for a good old-fashioned all-star slam at the bar.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The packed house at the Team Slam Preliminaries. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Behind the link: scores, rankings, and highlights from the 2012 Team Selection Preliminaries. There’s also a fabulous gallery of images by photographer Marshall Goff!