great weather presents spoken word sundays NYC

by Jane on July 18, 2013

May 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Parkside Lounge
317 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002
$2 donation appreciated. Two drink minimum (any drink incl. non-alcoholic, coffee is available)
David Lawton

Featuring Will Arbery and Nicholas Powers

Hosted by David LawtonWill Arbery

Plus open mic


Will Arbery is a playwright + filmmaker from Texas and Wyoming. He’s currently the recipient of the Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists, a semi-finalist for the O’Neill Playwrights Conference, a finalist for the Heideman award, and a recent semi-finalist for the Page 73 Fellowship. He’s a member of EST/Youngblood and an alum of Clubbed Thumb’s Impartial Nudity, Theater Masters, Alliance Theatre’s Kendeda group, Tofte Lake Center’s Emerging Artist Residency, and Variety’s “110 Students to Watch.” His play The Mongoose was an L.A. Times Critic’s Pick. His work with BOOMERANG has been seen at Steppenwolf, Art Basel, and The Watermill Center, and is upcoming at MCA Chicago and Pioneer Works. Short plays at: EST/Youngblood, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Flea, JACK, Little Theater, Samuel French OOB Festival (winner), American Theater Company. Up next: a micro-residency at The Bushwick Starr and a residency at 100W Corsicana. He has made music videos for Yoke Lore, Poor Remy, and Kid/Astro, and has a video forthcoming for Pinegrove. His work has been published in Better, Word Riot, decomP, Snow Monkey, and the great weather for MEDIA anthology The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker. He grew up the only boy among seven sisters.

Nicholas PowersNicholas Powers is a Professor of African-American Literature at SUNY Old Westbury  and author of The Ground Below Zero (UpSet Press, 2013)

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