Outcasted Comedy Tour: Live At The Steppenwolf
Jul
19
8:00 PM20:00

Outcasted Comedy Tour: Live At The Steppenwolf

We’ll be taking our comedy tour to the renowned Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago for their Summer Lookout Series.

Two shows:

July 19th 8p

July 20th 8p

"Where are you from?" is a question that is incredibly annoying to many Americans - especially to this comedy trio. AK, Sabeen, and Sharup are Muslim-American comedians from three different immigrant backgrounds that will forever struggle with their own identity issues. Their renowned standup comedy delves into the hilarious journey to define their own unique American identity while feeling outcasted at times by the world around them.

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Outcasted Comedy Tour: Live At The Steppenwolf
Jul
20
8:00 PM20:00

Outcasted Comedy Tour: Live At The Steppenwolf

We’ll be taking our comedy tour to the renowned Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago for their Summer Lookout Series.

Two shows:

July 19th 8p

July 20th 8p

"Where are you from?" is a question that is incredibly annoying to many Americans - especially to this comedy trio. AK, Sabeen, and Sharup are Muslim-American comedians from three different immigrant backgrounds that will forever struggle with their own identity issues. Their renowned standup comedy delves into the hilarious journey to define their own unique American identity while feeling outcasted at times by the world around them.

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Storefront Theater: Writer's Block
May
23
8:00 PM20:00

Storefront Theater: Writer's Block

I’ll be doing a 7-10 minute set

What is writer’s block?

Many sketch groups use improv to assist and inspire their sketch writing.. This process could take weeks or months of improvisation to figure it out.. We'll do it in 30 minutes! The Storefront presents a brand new show that will allow the audience to be present for the whole journey!

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Outcasted Comedy Tour- Boston
Apr
6
8:00 PM20:00

Outcasted Comedy Tour- Boston

"Where are you from?" is a question that is incredibly annoying to many Americans - especially to this comedy trio. AK, Sabeen, and Sharup are Muslim-American comedians from three different immigrant backgrounds that will forever struggle with their own identity issues. Their renowned standup comedy delves into the hilarious journey to define their own unique American identity while feeling outcasted at times by the world around them.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/outcasted-comedy-tour-boston-tickets-57057689084?aff=ebapi

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Outcasted Comedy Tour- Philly
Apr
5
9:30 PM21:30

Outcasted Comedy Tour- Philly

"Where are you from?" is a question that is incredibly annoying to many Americans - especially to this comedy trio. AK, Sabeen, and Sharup are Muslim-American comedians from three different immigrant backgrounds that will forever struggle with their own identity issues. Their renowned standup comedy delves into the hilarious journey to define their own unique American identity while feeling outcasted at times by the world around them.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/outcasted-comedy-tour-philly-tickets-57057437331

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Around The World In 80 Minutes
Jan
8
8:00 PM20:00

Around The World In 80 Minutes

Nestor Gomez is the creator, curator, producer and host of 80 Minutes Around the World, a storytelling show which features the stories of immigrants and allies from around the world. The show has featured storytellers from China, Nigeria, Ukraine, Poland, Mexico, USA, and more.

Come on a journey with us as we travel the world thru the stories of immigrants and allies.

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Outcasted: Detroit
Nov
2
8:00 PM20:00

Outcasted: Detroit

Friday | November 3 | Ant Hall

Planet Ant Theatre presents Outcasted Comedy, LIVE at the Ant Hall for ONE-NIGHT ONLY!! 

“Where are you from?” is a question that is incredibly annoying to many Americans – especially to this comedy trio. AK, Sabeen, and Sharup are Muslim-American comedians from three different immigrant backgrounds that will forever struggle with their own identity issues. Their renowned stand-up comedy delves into the hilarious journey to define their own unique American identity while feeling outcasted at times by the world around them.

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Muslim Writers Collective: The Night of The Spoken Word
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Muslim Writers Collective: The Night of The Spoken Word

  • Reva and David Logan Center for the arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

MWC Chicago, in partnership with Muslim Affairs and Public Policy Organization at UofC, is hosting it's first Autumnal Open Mic! For this Open Mic, we want to hear your stories of all things spooktacular. After all, life can be pretty scary sometimes! Poetry, stories, spoken word, musical performances are all welcome and encouraged. Bonus if you can bring stories of jinns and scary things that go bump in the night!

As a clarification - we encourage you to share stories and pieces about the one of the most powerful human emotions: Fear. Your tale could be one of triumph in overcoming it or one of how you learned to bravely live with a fear of: rejection, squirrels or the sky falling on your head. 

This event will be held in the Penthouse of the Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts and does have a $5 suggested donation. Light refreshments will be provided.

A special thanks to Nadia Ahmed of Muslim Affairs & Public Policy and Leena El-Sadek of the UChicago Muslim Law Students Association for their partnership!

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OUTCASTED- CHICAGO PART 2
Jul
6
10:30 PM22:30

OUTCASTED- CHICAGO PART 2

"Where are you from?" is a question that is incredibly annoying to many Americans - especially to this comedy trio. AK, Sabeen, and Sharup are Muslim-American comedians from three different immigrant backgrounds that will forever struggle with their own identity issues. Their renowned standup comedy delves into the hilarious journey to define their own unique American identity while feeling outcasted at times by the world around them.

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Geek Show- Harry Potter Edition
Jun
20
8:00 PM20:00

Geek Show- Harry Potter Edition

For Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geek-show-hp-edition-tickets-46057665718

There's magic in the air once again as Chicago's favorite variety show RETURNS! VStheUNIVERSE is bringing the Triwizard Tournament to you with this very special Harry Potter themed Geek Show!

SPECIAL GUESTS:

--- Eric Scull, co-host of MuggleCast (and all around Very Good person!)
--- The crew from The Potterotica Podcast! The best HP erotic fan fiction podcast you didn't know you needed to listen to!
--- AK Agunbiade takes the stage to make us laugh with jokes and good times!

ALSO:
--- The return of "Love Songs of Harry Potter?"...
--- Special Triwizard Tournament games!

We'll be dividing the audience up by houses once again, so grab your tickets NOW and show your Hogwarts pride by dressing up in your respective colors at the show!

This Geek Show is rated TV-MA.

 

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This Much Is True
Mar
13
7:30 PM19:30

This Much Is True

This Much Is True is one of the longest running storytelling shows in Chicago, IL. Every month, we come together in the cozy upstairs lounge of one of the city's finest pubs for an evening of true personal stories from some of Chicago's most fascinating people. An all new cast takes the stage each month to let you in on the heartbreaking, the hilarious, and everything in between. 

TMIT is intimate. You'll feel like you have joined friends to share life experiences over a few pints. 

Past guests have included writers, actors, chefs, theologians, SNL alums, musicians, bloggers, activists, professional storytellers, comedians, and more from our city and around the world.

We hope that you can join us.
 

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