Cantabbers! Elbow bumps and hygienic waves to everyone who came out last night for a warm and supportive night. A half-dozen early birds perched expectantly on chairs for torrin a. greathouse to workshop the unreliable narrator: and boy-o, did she come through with a wonderful series of prompts and guidelines. This poet was only in …
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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 28 / Grudge Match Recap
What a week, Cantabbers! First, our Wednesday kicked off big with a sold-out crowd for returning favorite Bobby Crawford, who presented a tight set with all the roller-coaster work-life heartbreak we’d dreamed of. The speed slam was an exciting five-poet affair, welcoming runner-up Kenny Piña on his first night at the show, with Evan Jymaal …
The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 29, 2018
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 28, 2018: Bobby Crawford
Final Update from the 2016 National Poetry Slam
It’s Saturday at the National Poetry Slam, Cantabbers, and the NPS 2016 slam team is taking a much-deserved rest after a blisteringly hot bout semi-finals bout last night; the BPS took fifth to a strong field including Houston VIP, Bull City Slam, Brooklyn Slam, and the Finals-bound House Slam.
The team went into semis …
Update from the National Poetry Slam!
The 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team bouted at Nationals last night in the first of two preliminary bouts, taking a rank of 2 behind the Atlanta-based Art Amok team, and defeating two teams from Chicago (Uptown/Green Mill and Mental Graffiti).
It was, of course, a hot night in Decatur, and perhaps eighty people were …
Boston Poetry Slam Team Bouts Tonight at the National Poetry Slam
Greetings from the National Poetry Slam, Cantabbers! Your Boston Poetry Slam team bouts for the first time tonight at 9pm. To follow along with the tournament, you can visit scores.poetryslam.com: you’ll find your home reps in Bout #10 vs. Chicago’s Uptown Poetry Slam, Chicago’s Mental Graffiti, and Atlanta’s Art Amok. Wish us luck!
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Thank you, thank you, thank you to the folks who packed the house last night to make the 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team’s last night in town the best ever! Last night’s crowd held on through a rollicking one-hour rollercoaster feature from World Qualifier winner Neiel Israel, Champion of Champions Mckendy Fils-Aimé, SlamMaster Simone Beaubien, …
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 27: The 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Glorious thanks and high-fives to everyone who came out to see the slam last night! After the dust cleared, a tight slam revealed the following standings:
Extra congratulations to Providence, who brought nuanced and important work to the stage …
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