Tag: Omoizele Okoawo

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 19

Did someone tell you that the Cantab would be less packed the week before Christmas? If so, they were definitely lying: every seat was filled for Deonte Osayande, who came all the way from Detroit to rock the house on his last New England stop. The slam was full of surprises, with the judges clearly …

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The Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — S1V3: THE VISIBLE SPECTRUM OF COLORS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville -- S1V3: The visual spectrum of COLORS!

An all-star cast stars in an entertaining and educational variety show, plus local artists are invited to create all-new original poetry, music, comedy, dance, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE VISIBLE SPECTRUM OF COLORS.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 24

If you were at home last Wednesday night, but suddenly were awash in a feeling that you were missing something wonderful… Let’s just say you should have been at the Cantab. Gypsee Yo gave a wonderful feature, showing off why she’s reached the top level of slam competition as well as recognition in the overall …

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The Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — Monday, October 8, S1V2: THE MOON

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville -- S1V2: THE MOON

An all-star cast stars in an entertaining and educational variety show, plus local artists are invited to create all-new original poetry, music, comedy, dance, and performance art on this month’s topic: THE MOON.

The Encyclopedia Show: Somerville — Monday, September 3, S1V1: BEARS

Encyclopedia Show: Somerville -- V1S1: BEARS!

The debut installment in our new monthly series! Come see seven performance artists –that’s poets, theatre performers, musicians, and comedians– plus our all-star cast in an entertaining and educational variety show. This month’s topic will be BEARS.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, August 1

Melissa says yes. Photo by Marshall Goff.

You might think it wouldn’t have been possible to upstage the 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team send-off feature last night…

Cantab Feature for Wednesday, August 1: 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team

The 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team. Back to front, left to right: Oz, Antonia, Kemi, Mckendy, and Melissa. Photo by Marshall Goff.

The 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team features: Kemi Alabi, Antonia Lassar, Omoizele Okoawo, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, and Melissa Newman-Evans. No open poetry slam tonight. Cover charge $5.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 25

Once again, a fabulous time was had by all at the Cantab this Wednesday: a host of new readers and listeners turned out to enjoy featured poet Tyler Smith, who packed dozens of short poems into a smart, witty, and inspiring feature drawn from his cohesive body of work. Tyler’s leaving for Australia in a …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 11

Hey, thanks to everyone who turned out for the NorthBEAST Regional Slam this past Wednesday! We had scheduled teams from Slam Free or Die (Manchester, New Hampshire), the Mill City Slam (Lowell, Massachusetts) and the Lizard Lounge (just down the street) to slam against our very own home team! What an exciting night.

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Radio Recap for Monday, May 28

Whoa, happy Memorial Day, everyone! Our reading blew up just a little for the holiday… Or was it the fabulous double-bill of Omoizele Okoawo and James Caroline? Jme ran a super-popular workshop for a great group of open-hearted folks to open the night. Thanks to everyone who came to write and share! Our open mic …

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