Tag: Eddy Martinez

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

We told you. We told you that Manvir Singh was going to be outrageous and wildly original, that he was going to take you on journeys you had never experienced before, that he was going to do it with love and brilliance and that JUST MAYBE (okay, we didn’t tell you this part) there would …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Red Sox game? Janelle Monae concert? Poetry vs. Comedy Showdown? Sure, there might be three other shows in town on a Wednesday night, but that doesn’t stop us from filling the room for Chad Anderson, New Jersey performance poet and long-time LoserSlam coach. Chad brought us a (nearly) banter-free set, closing with a sweet cover …

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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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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 26

For the last Wednesday of the year, we knew we had to bring in an absolutely apocalyptic feature… Or post-apocalyptic… Look, whatever: we were lucky Casey Rocheteau was in town! This Whithaus-gone-NYC celebrity shared work all from her latest book, Knocked Up On Yes, available now on Sargent Press. Our Champion of Champions slam was …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 5

Melissa Newman-Evans features in front of a packed house. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Melissa Newman-Evans is on a roll! After a fabulous open mic, Melissa rocked a full thirty-minute feature with no breaks and plenty of inside Cantab jokes. Her brand-new book, practically a love letter to the bar itself, enjoyed had a unique launch perfectly appropriate to the artist– whom you’ll be able to catch behind the …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 6

Summer is coming, folks, and so are our summer readers: last night’s Cantab show featured a packed house, tons of strong new readers, and, of course, a feature from Erich Haygun. Erich rocked the house with a great selection of work, even offering a pseudo-appearance by the much-missed Brian S. Ellis. The slam was a …

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