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Laughing Mater August Comedy Showcase

Stand Up Comedy

This month, the Tacoma comedy showcase at Alma Mater, Laughing Mater, will host headlining comic Mohanad Elshieky, originally from Benghazi, Libya. Mohanad is a stand up comedian based in Portland, Oregon. He has been featured on the Lovett or Leave it Podcast, NPR, Buzzfeed, Put Your Hands Together Podcast, and Livewire Radio. 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 Collin Quinn, Emily Heller, Andy Kindler and Sarah Schaefer. He is also a co-host of Portland’s most powerful comedy show Earthquake Hurricane. Come support diverse comedy in Tacoma! In addition to Elsheiky, the show will feature 2018 Missoula Montana HomeGrown Comedy Competition winner Rochelle Cote, one of Portland-based Helium Comedy Club’s “New Faces,” and winner of Helium’s “Dirty Dozen Roast Battle” Brian Bixby and Northwest Black Comedy Festival veteran Summer Azim. Tickets are available at the door for $5, see the Facebook page for details: Sponsored by Urban Bud.