There goes our Secret Santa Potluck to kick off the long-awaited winter break! We admire your ability to drag yourselves out of bed immediately after finals to spend a few hours with us, and we hope it boosted your holiday spirit! As the eve comes to a close, we are wishing you lots of joy, love, and happiness this Christmas, from our VSA fam to yours! 💝🎊
That concludes our last event of the semester! Thank you so much to everyone who decided to spend their last Thursday club hours with us at our mock gia dinh event. We hope it was as fun and worthwhile for you as it was for us 😚 Before you start feeling too crestfallen, rest assured that we’re not going anywhere! We’ve got a Secret Santa Potluck coming up right after finals and we’d love to see all of you there! 👀
Aaaaand just like that, our biggest event of the semester has come and gone! Thank you to everyone for taking time out of your Tuesday night to come to the show; we hope it spiced up the middle of the week for you! 🔥 A tip of the hat to our hosts @sidetit and @catamandaa, cosponsors, outside sponsors, and volunteers— your generosity is unmatched. Of course, we can’t forget an enormous shoutout to our amazingly talented performers, Visionary, @baruchbluenotes, @windmeetswest (@dreamsofasalesman), @darrenfuguyu, @karens.chronicles, @kellytsai_nyc, and @ajrafael (+@tianlag)! Last night could not have happened without all of you, and may the rest of your year be smooth sailing! (Swipe to see the newest addition to our executive board 😜)
What’s a meal without some sugary deliciousness to top it all off? A huge thanks to @mangomangonyc for providing desserts for Paris By Night VI, and pull through TONIGHT for even more sweet deals!
🔎 Paris By Night VI Performer Spotlight: @ajrafael 🔍
AJ Rafael is a Filipino-American singer/songwriter from Riverside, CA. AJ has over 130 million views on his YouTube channel and 600,000+ subscribers. He has traveled all over the world to perform his music to places such as the Philippines, Canada, Australia, and around the United States. In 2011, AJ released his debut album called "Red Roses" and it debuted on the iTunes charts at #5 for Pop albums. He continues to make and play music, not only on YouTube but in the theatrical world as well-- music directing productions in theatres around Southern California.
Special thanks to @wbmbbiz for providing equipment and assistance!
Soothe the bitterness of everyday with our next sponsor for Paris By Night VI: 🍨 @sweetmomentnyc 🍨
Visit Sweet Moment from November 25 to December 2 for a 15% discount when you show your Baruch ID! ☺
🔎 Paris By Night VI Performer Spotlight: @kellytsai_nyc 🔍
Kelly Tsai is an award-winning spoken word poet and activist based in Brooklyn, NY, whose work addresses identity, culture, intersectional feminism, gender, domestic violence, sexual assault, Asian Pacific Islander American issues, voter enfranchisement, urban development, youth activism, war and non-violence. Kelly specializes in 20-60 minute keynote performances where she performs a range of spoken word poems and speaks on topical issues raised by those poems as tailored to that particular event and community. She also offers half-week and full-week residencies that integrate spoken word arts and activism workshops, poetry slam, dance, new media / technology, and performance with full participation by the presenter’s community. Innovative and interactive, Kelly’s work crosses multiple genres and issues.
A one-stop shop to satisfy cravings for various Southeast Asian flavors, our next sponsor for Paris By Night VI: 🍜 @minoodlebar 🍜
Visit Mi Noodle Bar from November 25 to December 2 for a 15% discount when you show your Baruch ID! 😍
🔎 Paris By Night VI Performer Spotlight: @windmeetswest x Ghost x Mystery Performer 🔍
Wind Meets West is the music of Tony Nguyen, a Viet-American indie-pop singer-songwriter. Ghost is the creative alias of Darren Yu, a beatboxer and alumnus of Binghamton University. Together with a surprise guest performer (to be revealed during the event), they would like to bring harmonious songs to take the audience on an experience to Paris by Night.
Get the best of both dessert worlds with our next sponsor for Paris By Night VI: 🍩 @staxicecream 🍨
Visit Stax Ice Cream from November 25 to December 1 for a 15% discount when you show your Baruch ID! 🤗