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Critical Studies MA Lecture with Mohanad Elshieky - Where is the joke in that?

Oct 10 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

511 Building - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

Graduate Lectures

511 NW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97209   [map]
503.226.4391

Mohanad Elshieky, Where is the joke in that Lecture/Stand Up Comedy Workshop Mediatheque, Date: October 10, Start Time: 6:30-8:00 pm

Bio: Mohanad Elshieky is Stand-up comedian and a Writer based in Portland, Oregon. Originally from Libya, he brings a unique perspective to the comedy scene, his act covers a wide range of topics from politics, race and whatever has been bothering him lately. Mohanad has been featured on the Lovett or Leave it Podcast, Put Your Hands Together, Live Wire Radio, NPR & Buzzfeed. He’s recently been named by the Portland Mercury as a Genius of Comedy & is one of Thrillist Magazine best 50 comedians in America. You can see Mohanad’s comedy on the TV Series “Unprotected Sets” produced by Wanda Sykes on October 5th, on EPIX. He also tweets a lot, so there’s that.

Title: Where is the joke in that?

Description: In this workshop will be exploring the art of looking within yourself for comedy. You might not think your life is interesting, but if you dig deep enough, the joke is somewhere there. We will be discussing joke structure, punchlines, but more importantly, how to have fun and be you.

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