CRACK OPEN THAT NOTEBOOK…
Ft. Poet Thomas Dooley and Musical Guest Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes, with Special Guest Dancers and your host Nikhil Melnechuk.
Bowery's Premier Poetry Night, with the best OPEN MIC, Featured Poets, and Music in NYC. Vote for your favorite poem to be published online at www.thepoetinnewyork.com.
$10 admission at the door. Come at 8:30 to sign up for the OPEN MIC – 10 slots, first come, first served.
Thomas Dooley is a poet and the artistic director of Emotive Fruition, a New York theatre collective where actors collaborate with poets to bring new poetry to life on stage. A practitioner of narrative medicine, Thomas has presented regionally and internationally on the subject of pediatric illness narratives. He has garnered fellowships from New York University and the Jentel and Starlight Foundations. His first collection of poetry, Trespass, was selected by poet and novelist Charlie Smith for the National Poetry Series and is published by HarperCollins Publishers. Thomas holds a Master of Fine Arts from New York University where he was a professor of creative writing. He lives and writes in Brooklyn.
Tcheser and Aquiles are an energetic duo that together transform their life experiences, rhythm and harmonies into impromptu performances that take the audience on a unique journey.