Feb 19 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Stand-Up Comedy Open Mic hosted by Mohanad Elshieky Featuring Sara Hennessey Tuesday, February 19, 6:30-8:30 in the Mediatheque
Mohanad Elshieky is a stand up comedian based in Portland, Oregon. Originally from Libya, Mohanad brings a unique perspective to the comedy scene, not afraid to say what on his mind, he discusses politics, racial issues and has an opinion on everything. His comedy has been described as genuine and thought provoking. He has recently been named as one of Team Coco’s Comics to Watch at the New York Comedy Festival and been featured on the Lovett or Leave it Podcast, NPR, Buzzfeed, Put Your Hands Together Podcast. You can see him on the docuseries “Unprotected Sets” by producer Wanda Sykes on EPIX. He has recently been named one of the Top Three Funniest people in Portland and been called an Undisputed Genius of Comedy by the Portland Mercury. Mohanad has opened for National touring acts such as Colin Quinn, Emily Heller, Andy Kindler and Sarah Schaefer. He is also a co-host of Portland’s most powerful comedy show Earthquake Hurricane.