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The 8th Annual AA/PIRC Comedy Night featuring Maysoon Zayid

April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm  |  Virtual and In Person

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The Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center, the College Nine & John Lewis College Programs Office and the College Nine Student Senate present: The 8th Annual AA/PIRC Comedy Night Featuring Maysoon Zayid at College Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room!

Our doors open at 4:00 PM. If you are joining in person, we invite you all to arrive early to meet with organizations and departments who will be tabling before the show starts.

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Real Time Captioning will be available. If you have a disability-related accommodation for this event, please contact drc@ucsc.edu. Requests should be made as soon as possible to allow time for coordination. To increase access for everyone, please refrain from wearing heavy scents, such as perfume. For more information about scent free inclusion check out this article.

Co-sponsored by: Disability Resource Center, Womxn’s Center, & Center for the Middle East and North Africa.

Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian, writer, and disability advocate. She is a graduate of and a Guest Comedian in Residence at Arizona State University. Maysoon is a Princeton University Arts Fellow for 2021-23 and will begin two years of teaching and community collaboration in September. Maysoon is the co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest. She was a full-time On Air Contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann and a columnist for The Daily Beast. She has most recently appeared on Oprah Winfrey Networks In Deep Shift, 60 Minutes, and ABC News. Maysoon had the most viewed TED Talk of 2014 and was named 1 of 100 Women of 2015 by BBC. As a professional comedian, Maysoon has performed in top New York clubs and has toured extensively at home and abroad. She was a headliner on the Arabs Gone Wild Comedy Tour and The Muslims Are Coming Tour. Maysoon appeared alongside Adam Sandler in You Don’t Mess with the Zohan and has written for VICE. She limped in New York Fashion Week, is a recurring character on General Hospital, and is the author of Audible’s Find Another Dream.

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Date:
April 30
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm