Monday! Jan 20th! BOBBY CRAWFORD from Boston! Plus! Iron Poet Championship “Charpentier vs. Sapienza!!!”

Oh man! We’re on a serious roll! This show’s gonna smash atoms!

crawford2POETRY FEATURE: BOBBY CRAWFORD – is the “one-man-boy-band” of Emerson College. He discovered the Boston Poetry Slam at the Cantab Lounge in his freshman year (via Emerson’s slam scene, the Emerson Poetry Project) and has been an avid open mic reader and slammer at the Boston Poetry Slam ever since. Bobby competed on three consecutive College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational teams representing Emerson (2011-2013). He also served as a curator of the Emerson Poetry Project from 2012-2013, where crawford1he was instrumental in helping the EPP win Emerson’s Student Organization of the Year. Bobby competed at the 2013 National Poetry Slam with the Mill City Slam team from Lowell, Mass. He is the winner of the 2013 Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier and represented the Boston Poetry Slam at the 2013 Individual World Poetry Slam in Spokane, Wash., ranking 15th out of 70. A competitor and showman by instinct, Bobby is a retired nationally-ranked figure skater and a former chess-club kid. He plays harmonica and wears a leather jacket. He loves late night food and hanging out with other writers/performers. You can connect with him via Facebook.

charpentier-ironpoetBONUS RUCKUS: IRON POET TITLE DEFENSE “CHARPENTIER vs. SAPIENZA” – Oh hells yeah! This is the very first unified Iron Poet Title Defense by current champion JENITH CHARPENTIER! And we are not making it easy on her! SARAH SAPIENZA earned a shot at the title last month! This is going to be an incredible match-up, last summer they were teammates on the Worcester Poetry Slam Team, just months later, they will be molding words and secret ingredients into fierce competitive fire as Sarah takes her shot at the title and trophy! 3 rounds, 3 judges, 3 scoring categories and of course, one diabolical secret ingredient from our chairman, YOSH SHARTIN!

We’re rotating house bands now a days! We’re super excited to mix dg-show-2014things up and keep our audience and open mic poets guessing! This week’s house band will blend some old and new, so come down and get down! We’re always looking for snack time volunteers. Wonderful work by ELIZABETH SOUSA on visual art last week. Art auction winner made out like a bandit. Bring them dollars and win big next week as we welcome a new artist to the diesel easel! HAPPY BIRTHDAY EMILEE MORREALE!!! You rule culinary school!

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