Tag: Omoizele Okoawo

New and Improved Monday, May 28: James Caroline and Omoizele Okoawo

James Caroline, Boston Poetry Slam host. Photo by Caleb Cole.

James Caroline offers a workshop on vulnerability and craft, then shares the stage with Omoizele Okoawo for a double feature.

Radio Recap for Monday, May 21

The third-ever Radio reading got weird… In the best way! The night kicked off with a workshop with Melissa Newman-Evans focusing on character– where to find them, how to approach them, and how to keep them interesting and diverse. That theme went through the open mic, which featured both new (welcome!) and familiar faces stretching …

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Meet the 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team

Boston Poetry Slam

The 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team is Kemi Alabi, Antonia Lassar, Omoizele Okoawo, Mckendy Fils-Aimé, and Melissa Newman-Evans!

Feature for April 25, 2012: Team Selection Finals

Boston Poetry Slam

The best of the best will slam off in the last three rounds of the Team Selection Slams. Last five left standing will comprise the 2012 Boston Poetry Slam Team!

We’re Slamming at the Mass Poetry Festival!

Massachusetts Poetry Festival -- April 20-22, 2012 in Salem, Mass.

The fourth annual Mass Poetry Fest welcomes us to their roster! Saturday, April 21, you can sign up at 1:30 for the 1:45 Youth Slam at the Old Town Hall, or come to Victoria Station at 9:30 for a good old-fashioned all-star slam at the bar.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Guest host Erin Jackson encourages the crowd to voice their opinion. Photo by Marshall Goff.

The Team Selection Semi-Finals have narrowed the field to next week’s nine finalists! Check out how your favorites fared, plus enjoy another great gallery of photos from Marshall Goff.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The packed house at the Team Slam Preliminaries. Photo by Marshall Goff.

Behind the link: scores, rankings, and highlights from the 2012 Team Selection Preliminaries. There’s also a fabulous gallery of images by photographer Marshall Goff!

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 29, 2012

In case you were wondering, folks, it doesn’t snow downstairs in the Cantab; as we all know, the poetry is just too hot to allow it! After a stellar open mic, Lizard Lounge regular Neiel Israel powered through a true oratorial series of work, capturing the attention and imagination of the audience. A slam jam-packed …

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