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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)
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Featuring Theo Giordani, Mercy Tulis-Bukhari, and Vincent Vok

Hosted by Thomas Fucaloro

Plus open mic


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

Theo Giordani is a twenty-nine-year-old chef, writer and artist living in New Jersey. Her work focuses on her personal experiences and struggles with depression, love and heartbreak as a Borderline and Bipolar person at various ages in life.  

“One day I will write a book about my life. I’ll call it something weird and unrelated like Spoons or Taco”-Theo age 17  

Mercy Tullis-Bukhari is a poet, essayist, and fiction writer who is Bronx-bred Afro-Latinx, Honduran and Garifuna, of Jamaican descent. She is an English Language Arts high school teacher in the Southeast Section of The Bronx, is a Callaloo Fellow, and has two books of poetry/prose published, titled SMOKE and MANGO. She obtained her MA in English Literature from Herbert H. Lehman College, and her MFA in Creative Writing from The College of New Rochelle. She was a Pushcart Prize nominee in 2017, and really enjoys drinking Mezcal. 

Vincent Vok is a singer/songwriter in the NYC area who started out performing in a club called Wobbly Joe’s on the south side of Pittsburgh, PA.  His influences range from folk and blues artists such as Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Robert Johnson and Leonard Cohen.  His music ranges from straight blues to thoughtful, lyrically proficient songs that compel the audience to emotionally invest in a specific story or scenario.  His style of performing is simple and intimate, challenging and enlightening the audience while entertaining them.  His lyrics tell a story of a guy whose been around but still see's beauty in things, especially things that no one else seems to care about anymore. 

Earlier Event: July 8
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Later Event: July 22
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