The first of two summertime chances to see a four-team regional preview of National Poetry Slam-style competition: House vs. Noho vs. Providence vs. the home team! $5 cover charge tonight to raise money to send our home slam team to Nationals in Chicago.
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Annual Attleboro Arts Museum Poetry Slam: Friday, May 18, 2018
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, June 7, 2017
We’ve arrived, folks: with the good weather and empty bar-and-coffeehouse stools in Boston comes the summer of slam, our annual region-wide ramp-up to the National Poetry Slam, this year taking place in Denver, Colorado. Seven New England teams represent at NPS this year, and four of them faced off at the Cantab last night! When …
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, June 7, 2017: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam I
Final Update from the 2016 National Poetry Slam
It’s Saturday at the National Poetry Slam, Cantabbers, and the NPS 2016 slam team is taking a much-deserved rest after a blisteringly hot bout semi-finals bout last night; the BPS took fifth to a strong field including Houston VIP, Bull City Slam, Brooklyn Slam, and the Finals-bound House Slam.
The team went into semis …
Postcard from Friday at the 2016 National Poetry Slam
The 2016 Boston Poetry Slam team is inordinately pleased to announce that we are ranked 12th in the nation after two nights of poetry, qualifying us for semi-finals! The BPS took the win last night in a room at Decatur City Hall over BamaSlam from Montevallo and our two NorthBEAST allies from Mill City and …
Update from the National Poetry Slam!
The 2016 Boston Poetry Slam Team bouted at Nationals last night in the first of two preliminary bouts, taking a rank of 2 behind the Atlanta-based Art Amok team, and defeating two teams from Chicago (Uptown/Green Mill and Mental Graffiti).
It was, of course, a hot night in Decatur, and perhaps eighty people were …
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Glorious thanks and high-fives to everyone who came out to see the slam last night! After the dust cleared, a tight slam revealed the following standings:
Extra congratulations to Providence, who brought nuanced and important work to the stage …
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, July 20, 2016: NorthBEAST Regional 4×4 Team Slam III
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, July 13, 2016
T’was a small but vocal audience at the Cantab last night, with many of our friends at the Mass Action protests downtown, but a few newcomers coming out to try their voices out loud in the room. Thomas Fucaloro did not disappoint, bringing high energy and intimate performance to the primed and listening room. The …
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