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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)

Featuring Eleni Kourti and Simone Sylvester

Hosted by David Lawton

Plus open mic


$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.

Eleni Kourti, Simone Sylvester

Eleni Kourti, Simone Sylvester

Eleni Kourti is a writer/performer. In New York she has extensively performed her stories and short comedic pieces in venues like the Cornelia Street Café, the Magnet Theatre, Dixon Place, The Bowery Poetry Club, and more. She is the author of a collection of shorts, TIRZA WINEBATH AND OTHER INAPPROPRIATE STORIES. She holds a BFA in Acting from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU where she studied at the Experimental Theatre Wing. Eleni has also studied at the William Esper Studio and most recently at HB Studio with Austin Pendleton. 

Simone Sylvester is a writer in Brooklyn and an educator in Queens. She studied Journalism at Hunter College and Special Education at Brooklyn College. A self described "advocate for all things equal," Simone has written about social, economic, and political justice for The Hunts Point Express,, and In her free time, Simone tags her friends in memes, eats at cool restaurants, and listens to trap music. 



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Later Event: November 3
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