Tag: Pages Matam

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The new year doesn’t let up, poetry slam fans! Our second Wednesday of 2015 was a grand celebration, featuring the dynamic and very entertaining Pages Matam; Pages rocked the house, tugged at some heartstrings, and even gave away a custom bow-tie after a 90-second audience physical challenge. We wish him the best of luck and …

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Cantab Feature for January 14, 2015: Pages Matam and the Champion of Champions Slam

Pages Matam, DC-Cameroonian poet.

Washington, D.C. poet-by-way-of Cameroon Pages Matam. Champion of Champions poetry slam: Sean Patrick Mulroy defends his title.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Folks, if you are ever planning a party at your place, like the sort of party you would normally have every week except you took two weeks off for holidays, and also the night of the party turns out to be really cold, like actually below zero, you should definitely invite Rachel McKibbens to your …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 2, 2014

National Poetry Month at the Cantab started with a bang last night, poetry fans! Or maybe we mean: a cannon boom, a wicked bass beat, and a couple of writing hands’ worth of cracking knuckles. Our open mic readers came prepared with really excellent work to celebrate the season, highlighted by Cameroon-via-D.C. poet and professional …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 2, 2014: Khary Jackson

Khary Jackson, St. Paul poet, playwright, and Cave Canem Fellow.

Poet, playwright, and two-time National Poetry Slam champion Khary Jackson. Open speed slam in the 8×8 series.