Tag: Omoizele Okoawo

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Fun statistical fact, Cantab web friends: pageviews on our last Wednesday’s show, the Team Slam Preliminaries, surpassed stats for anything we posted in all of 2013! Okay, maybe our 21 competitors were just reloading the page twenty-five times that day to see if the field had gotten easier, but if you were at the slam, …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Before you ask, folks… Yes, tonight’s Moonlighting show is on, but our venue has changed! Please see the info at the bottom of this post for more details.

Happy New Year, Boston Poetry Slam fans! Thanks so much to everyone who came out to celebrate with us and Stevie Edwards, a truly lovely performer, poet, …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sure, maybe Radio Boston told you all Suzi Q. Smith was going to be a great feature, but we at the Boston Poetry Slam are especially glad to see how many investigative folks trekked out to our basement on a cold night to see for themselves! As predicted, Suzi rocked the mic, opened some eyes, …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 29 AND Wednesday, June 5

Time flies when you are planning the National Poetry Slam, folks! But don’t worry: we are still rocking the stage at the Cantab Lounge every Wednesday with the Boston Poetry Slam.

Just a few weeks ago, in fact, we put aside four rounds of slam to select our Individual World Poetry Slam representative for …

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Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Monday, April 1 — S1V7: MYTHICAL BEASTS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville -- S1V7: MYTHICAL BEASTS

SEASON FINALE! An all-star cast in an entertaining and educational variety show, plus local artists are invited to create all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: MYTHICAL BEASTS!

Congratulations to the 2013 Boston Poetry Slam Team!

Ed Wilkinson, Omoizele Okoawo, Jade Sylvan, Nora Meiners, and Sean Patrick Mulroy held down the top five scores at the end of the nine-poet, three-round Finals. Excellent! Many thanks to our judges and fabulous audience. (Full recap forthcoming.)

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 6

Whoa, semi-finals! It was a super-hot room at the Cantab last night, folks, as thirteen of our top slammers faced off to see who would secure the coveted nine spots at the upcoming Team Selection Finals in March. After two rounds of slam, much of it filled with brand-new work from our performers, the field …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, February 6: Team Selection Semi-Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

Night two of the Cantab’s famed Team Selection Slams. The top twelve poets from Preliminaries are cut to nine in this two-round slam. $5 cover tonight to raise funds for the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

The Encyclopedia Show: Somerville for Monday, February 4 — S1V5: THE FUTURE

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville -- S1V5: THE FUTURE

An all-star cast in a wildly edutaining variety show: this month featuring Kemi Alabi, Gary Hoare, Speaker for the Dead, Christopher Lee-Rodriguez and MORE creating all-new original poetry, music, comedy, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE FUTURE!

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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