Tag: Bobby Crawford

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 18, 2015: Team Selection Semi-Finals

BPS logo (square), by Gary Hoare.

The top twelve poets from Preliminaries are cut to nine in this two-round slam, deciding who advances to Finals for the 2015 Boston Poetry Slam Team. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the team’s travel to the National Poetry Slam.

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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    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, December 17, 2014

    Thanks for an excellent 2014, Boston Poetry Slammers. We were super-pleased to welcome beloved MC Emeritus, many-time slam team member, all-star open-mic poet, and one-time near-weekly judge Brian S. Ellis back to the stage for a year-end feature this past Wednesday. Brian read a few from his latest, American Dust Revisited, but also brought us …

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    Tips from the Bar: The Bobby Crawford Prompt

    Tips from the Bar

    Tell us about the celebrity(/ies?!) you did not quite run over with your car.

    Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series Featuring Bobby Crawford on December 4, 2014

    Bobby Crawford in the 2012 World Qualifiers. Photo by Marshall Goff.

    Our monthly LGBTQ reading, Moonlighting, featuring Emerson College poet Bobby Crawford. Hosted by Sean Patrick Mulroy and Emily Carroll.

    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    Last night, as expected, we were almost unutterably thankful to have Providence SlamMaster and poet Franny Choi in the house. Franny rocked the mic with the poise, brilliance, and remarkable craft that has earned her spots on all three Poetry Slam, Inc. finals stages, as well as publication in Poetry magazine. Franny will have a …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    The nights are getting longer, Cantabbers, which means the slams are getting feistier! All eight of our past season’s slam winners turned out for last night’s Champions of Champions Slam, each looking for a chance to depose Bobby Crawford from throne. The open mic was filled with solid work, including a few returning newcomers, and …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    A pretty sweet night at the Cantab went down last Wednesday, folks: we got to celebrate the triumphant return of most of our top-twenty 2014 Boston Poetry Slam Team, a killer feature from Jacob Rakovan, and a field of very serious NPS-caliber poets duking it out for the chance to challenge reigning Champion of Champions …

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    Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    You guys. YOU GUYS. What a great slam at the Cantab last night! Thanks so much to everyone who came, and especially our kick-ass slammers from Port Veritas, Manchester, the Lizard Lounge, and Urbana NYC.

    We started the night with an open mic, as usual, but a number of non-usual folks came out to …

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