Rainn Wilson ("The Office") introduces Omid Djalili, one of Britain's top comedians, to Los Angeles, and Andy Daly opens the show. Omid is a favorite throughout Europe and the Middle East. International superstar comedian, actor (PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN, GLADIATOR, THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH, THE MUMMY, CASANOVA, MODIGLIANI, THE INFIDEL) and promoter of peace Omid Djalili will be doing one show only in Southern California, to benefit the Levantine Cultural Center, on Saturday evening, December 7th, 8:30 pm. Cosponsored by Downtown LA Motors. Get tickets here.
This is a 90-minute after-dinner show at the historic Wadsworth Theatre, the prominent westside Los Angeles venue, just west of Westwood, featuring guest appearances by nationally-known American comedian/actors RAINN WILSON and Andy Daly! Dine before the show in nearby restaurants such as Shamshiri Grill, Sunnin or Tagine, then come to the Wadsworth to savor an evening of laughter. (VIP ticket holders enjoy a post-show reception with the artist.)
ADVERTISE YOUR MESSAGE IN THE PROGRAM!
Make your voice heard in support of the Levantine Cultural Center's work on behalf of the Middle East/North Africa and our communities in diaspora. Run a full page ad ($350), 1/2 page ($200) or 1/4 page ($150) expressing your message of peace, tribute, or business promotion. Or publish a name listing ($50). We will create your ad for you. Publication full size page is 5.5 x 8.5 inches, half 5.5 x 4.25", quarter 2.25 x 4.25". Call 310.657.5511. Deadline for ad acceptance: Mon., Nov. 25, 3 pm.
If you are driving west on Wilshire Blvd., after you cross under the 405 Fwy., exit Wilshire Blvd to the right and travel down to the first stop sign. Turn right onto Bonsall Avenue and travel uphill to the next stop sign. Then turn left onto Eisenhower Avenue and park as directed by attendants.
If you are traveling east on Wilshire Blvd., you will exit Wilshire Blvd to the right at the Wadsworth Theatre/VA Hospital sign and travel down to the first stop sign. Turn left onto Bonsall Avenue, travel under Wilshire Blvd. At the second stop sign Turn left onto Eisenhower Avenue and as directed by attendants.
[Los Angeles, Apr 4]—Want satirical insights on the revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East? Need a fresh and funny perspective on American and Middle Eastern life? Want to laugh about it all? The Sultans of Satire show features some of the best stand-up comedians today who happen to be of Arab, Iranian, Turkish, Greek, Armenian and Middle Eastern Jewish heritage. In "Sultans of Satire Celebrate the Egyptian Revolution," Sultans regulars Mike Batayeh, Noel Elgrably and Elham Jazab, plus Nadine Rajabi, Ara Basil and Sheno Khal will perform live on April 28, 2011, 8:00 pm, where they'll offer their own brand of outrageous comedy. Sultans will perform at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, CA, 91303.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Los Angeles, Feb. 2, 2011] On February 17, 2011, 7:30-9:00 pm, The Sultans of Satire: Middle East Comic Relief returns to Orange County at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center, 1201 West Malvern Ave., Fullerton CA 92833.
The producers of the Middle East Comedy Festival want you to know that Arabs and Muslims are funny, and that they take no prisoners. They also want you to know that there are no bombs among these comedians—only very funny people who happen to be quite hairy, and sometimes speak with thick accents.
Monday, October 4
Brown Carpet Stand-Up Comedy Gala for Charity
Don't miss the star-studded opening night of the second-annual Middle Eastern Comedy Festival, and share our culture and heritage through fun, original humor that EVERYONE can relate to. The Gala will feature some of the top Middle Eastern stand-up comedians!
Join some of the best stand-up comedians today of Arab, Greek, Iranian, Turkish, Armenian and Jewish heritage starring in the popular and long-running Sultans of Satire show, a monthly feature of the world-famous Improv and Levantine Cultural Center. Call 310.657.5511 for tickets.