Tag: Briana Crockett

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, June 19th, 2024

Hello Cantab! We had a unique night this past Wednesday (Juneteenth!), with a slightly shortened open mic to allow room for four spotlight features (and a merch table) from black poets in our community. Our first spotlights were from new regulars Left Eye (who brought down the house with a poem on colonialism) and Donovan …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, May 1st, 2024

Happy May, Cantab!

We had a lovely workshop, open mic and feature last week, with Sam Bucci serving up an incredible poem from said workshop, Otto Vock returning after their team came in second at the Midwest Mashup (congrats Otto, Meaghan, McKendy, and Alex), and Daniel Letona with a powerful piece on heritage. We also …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, December 6th, 2023

Welcome back to another Cantab Recap! Lines wound around the bar upstairs for both the usual open mic and the first installment of our monthly workshop series! We began with a workshop by Myles Taylor (who was also our feature,) where we analyzed poems that had different takes on names and what they can and …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

Hey Cantabbers! It was a very fun night this past Wednesday, with an open mic highlighted by jellyfish poems, Mortal Kombat poems, Generational Trauma/Karate poems, and two very different poems about Firefly.

We had a lot of Slam Free or Die regulars in the audience (shoutout to Greg Smith and Mica Rich) and a very …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

We like to think every Wednesday at the Cantab is unique, where anything can happen on the open mic or in the slam, and the thrill of that unpredictability is one of the reasons our audience keeps returning, and listening closely to the poetry that is happening in real time. And so, during this week’s …

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