Tag: Kaitie Dilán

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, October 25th, 2023

Hi Cantabbers! It’s me, your pilot, back at it again to guide you through what was a sky-high Wednesday last week at the Boston Poetry Slam. As we took off, we had several old and new faces fly up to the mic. We had not one but two gorgeous love poems, with newcomer Ian Frank …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, October 18th, 2023

It was another packed house at the Boston Poetry Slam this week, eager to see the feature from one of our favorite local poets, Krysten Hill! There were a lot of highlights on the open mic, which started with a theme of infinity (Chris Rye actually finished their “infinite poem”, March Penn combined infinity, Derrida, …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

Hey Cantab!  We are back in the basement! We were so glad to see so many people come through for the return of some normalcy at the Cantab, as the basement has mostly recovered from the flood last month. We had several incredible newcomers at the mic, such as Ash, Kris, Jelissa, and Kristin, who …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, September 13th, 2023

Cantab… upstairs? You heard that right! Because of repairs taking place in the basement over the next couple weeks, we held our open mic in the upstairs of the Cantab last week. Despite the slight change of scenery, we still had poets in the audience, poets at the bar, and poets at the mic! Kaitie …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, August 30th, 2023

A set, a slam, and a see-you-later. I wish there was a word to describe this past poetry night, but for now I’ll just mash some together and say it was … fantamazbulous. The mic was filled with excellent work as usual, including a vulnerable and moving piece by Sara H and an on-brand straight-from-the-bar poem …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, May 31th, 2023

Happy Cantab Wednesday once again! Last week was once again a spectacular, high-energy night, with the fullest of full open mic and the fullest of full hearts. The energy in the basement was already high after a fantastic workshop from the great Alex Kist that challenged the way we think about vocabulary. During our open …

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