Tag: Patricia Smith

Cantab Recap for July 2, 2014

How is it always the middle of summer when Patricia Smith comes to visit us? Does the hot weather bring her to us or, as might be suggested, is she simply guaranteed to bring the heat? Our co-founder burned up the stage last night with an extended set (really, who stops Patricia from reading) that …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 2, 2014: Patricia Smith

Patricia Smith. (Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths.)

Boston Poetry Slam favorite Patricia Smith. No open poetry slam.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Well, that was awesome: Brendan Constantine came from the left coast to take over our stage last Wednesday and took us on a wild ride through the possibilities of language. What a great feature! The man has three books and tons of work to share, so even if you saw him this week, you might …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, March 6

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs is in town, and you know what that means… 10,000 writers want to get into the Cantab, that’s what! Our co-founding SlamMaster Patricia Smith was back for a visit last night, and she brought about ten AWP folks along with her who are just as comfortable on the …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, March 6: Patricia Smith and Special Guests

Patricia Smith. (Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths.)

Patricia Smith features along with a huge troupe of AWP all-stars! Doors at 7:15, first open mic/feature set at 8:00 sharp, second set at 9:45. THIS SHOW WILL SELL OUT.

Cantab Recap for Wednesday, February 27

Was school vacation just last week? Folks, this week we were back to school with an official CUPSI Warm-Up slam: Emerson College, Simmons College, Harvard University, and the Berklee College of Music mixed it up in a friendly 4×4 to get ready for college nationals in April. Emerson took the top scores in the bout …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, May 9

In case you missed it: Patricia Smith, co-founder of the Boston Poetry Slam, featured at the Cantab this Wednesday! With no slam to hold her back, she gave the audience a marathon set of her new work… Expect inspiration from this show to blossom on our open mic for the whole summer.

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Feature for May 9, 2012: Patricia Smith

Press photo of Patricia Smith by Peter Dressel.

Boston Poetry Slam co-founder Patricia Smith features. No poetry slam is scheduled for tonight.