Tag: Kat Anderson

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, February 14th, 2024

Amy: Hi Cantab! I hope you all had a lovely week (and long weekend) – we sure did! Love was in the air during our special Valentine’s Day show. The mic list was full (like our hearts) and the Odeo – the Ode Rodeo – shot an arrow of incredible poetry through the audience. On …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, January 31th, 2024

Happy Cantab Wednesday! This week was jam-packed with talent, with performances on the open mic including regular Cameron’s completely memorized Cassandra de Alba cover, the return of Skylar and Isaiah after not hearing from them in awhile, and a powerful and dare I say biblically impressive poem by Jennifer Martinez.

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, December 27th, 2023

Happy 2024 Cantab poets! We celebrated the last Wednesday of 2023 with a show that was as equally cozy as it was surprisingly off-kilter. The open mic welcomed back Charlie V, Cam, and Dank The Poet after long absences, buzzed with a pair of moving personal pieces from Daniel Letona and Logan Lopez, and even …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, December 20th, 2023

What a Wednesday! Cantabbers were feeling the holiday spirit at the open mic, sharing amazing work before several of us took some time to visit family. We had regulars like Jack Chassé donning his signature black gloves and giving us an explosive performance, there was a great poem about “dunking on the moon” by Shawn, …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, November 29th, 2023

Hello Cantab! We are back with another night of tales from the basement. There was a bangin’ open mic, a team qualifying slam, and your typical shenanigans. There were great performances from newbies like Elizabeth (about shaving your head and the absence we all feel) and Bubbles (on adoption and conflict). We also had Ben …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023

Hello Hello! A wonderful Wednesday was witnessed last week. On the open mic, March Penn blew everyone’s minds again, Rina performed an absolutely beautiful piece on loss, and our wonderful graphic designer Jackie read an amazing poem based on a series of unsent text messages. Just business as usual at a sold-out poetry night at …

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Northbeast 2023 Recap!

Hi there poets! Below is a rare weekend recap for you all. But not just any weekend, no, this was an extravagant, artistic, joyous occasion: the 2023 NorthBeast Regional Slam! Saturday began with excitement, coffee runs, and rehearsing as poets from slam teams all over the Northeast filed in to the Cambridge Foundry. We had …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

Welcome back to another recap of Poetry Night at the Cantab! Sold out right at the buzzer, our open mic featured a lot of regulars, along with poems about angels, poems about devils, poems from people back after seven years, and poems from people reading their first poem ever. Shoutout to first-timer Ember for really …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, February 15th, 2023

Reporting yet another happy and sold-out Wednesday at the Cantab! Energy was sky-high, and love was in the air during our special Valentine’s Day show, with a packed house and an elevated amount of crowd participation. During the open mic, we had someone come back after SEVEN YEARS to finish a poem they started performing …

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