CS Hosts Stand-Up Comedy and Open Mic Hosted with Mohanad Elshieky
February 07, 2019
Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 pm 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.
Featuring Sara Hennessey
Sara Hennessey is a comedian now living in Brooklyn, New York. Sara has shot multiple stand up tapings at JUST FOR LAUGHS Montreal, and is the co-star, creator & writer of the CBC COMEDY series TERRIFIC WOMEN. Sara is a Canadian Comedy Award winner for Best Female Stand Up, and has two comedy albums available on iTunes: THEY KNOW TOO MUCH (2018) & TROUBLE IN SARADISE (2015). Sara writes and performs for television, the internet, and the stage.
Be sure to see MA Critical Studies Student, Jason Le, moderate Andrew Tay and Stephen Thompson's discussion of their performance, Make Banana Cry!
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is happy to present a panel discussion with scholars Christopher Ian Foster + Carmen P. Thompson!
Launch your future in art and design! Visit with counselors, admissions team members, and faculty from art and design schools for a portfolio review before applying to colleges or universities.
Join PNCA's MFA Applied Craft + Design Chair Sara Huston, faculty member and mentor Abbie Miller and artist and craftswoman Annica Cuppetelli in conversation as they delve into their individual use of both hand work and machine techniques, and share their research on the various layers of production and information that are intertwined with objects, processes, and materials, as well as their need to evolve, adapt, and establish craft in relationship to making and industry. The event will be at GMA Architects, where Miller’s ongoing exhibition serves as a backdrop for the talk.
October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
GMA Architects Office building, 240 N Broadway, Unit 203 Portland, OR 97227
This event is part of Portland Textile Month https://www.textilex.org/event/the-evolving-hand/