(mercredi!) Comedy Night: THE TRUTH HURTS, with Aamer Rahman

with Aamer Rahman (formerly of FEAR OF A BROWN PLANET)

part of QPIRG Concordia’s DisOrientation

7pm (doors at 6:30pm)
FREE (donations are appreciated)
1455 de Maisonneuve West, H-110 Auditorium
métro Guy-Concordia

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Aamer’s comedy will be preceded by performances by:
Kama La Mackerel (http://lamackerel.net)
The Narcicyst (www.thenarcicyst.com)

This event is for all members of the Montreal-area community.
No pre-advance tickets; doors will open at 6:30pm to the public; first-come, first-seated.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Free childcare will be available.
This event will be in English, but whisper French translation is available on request.
Please get in touch about any accessibility needs or requests.

This event is free but donations are appreciated. After event expenses, donations from this event will go towards supporting the following projects:
– Reclaim Turtle Island (http://reclaimturtleisland.com)
– Solidarity Across Borders (www.solidarityacrossborders.org)
– Islamic Relief for Palestinian Orphans (http://islamicreliefcanada.org/palestine)
Previews of Aamer’s comedy:
– “Reverse Racism”: www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw_mRaIHb-M
– “People have a right to be bigots”: www.youtube.com/watch?v=X62OBmcOniQ
Aamer Rahman is a standup comic, writer, graphic artist and activist. He’s based in Melbourne, Australia, of Bangladeshi origin, via Saudi Arabia and Oman. His comedy covers issues of race, politics, immigration, the War on Terror and Batman.
Previously one half of the critically acclaimed comedy duo Fear of a Brown Planet, he has performed internationally – selling out shows at some of the world’s largest events including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has recently supported major acts such as Dave Chappelle.
Aamer will be performing The Truth Hurts, his first comedy special as part a North American tour. His Montreal stop will be on September 24, 2014.
For more info about Aamer, follow him on twitter (@aamer_rahman) or visit: aamerrahman.tumblr.com
Presented by QPIRG Concordia, with the support of the Concordia Student Union (CSU), Solidarity For Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR-Concordia) and QPIRG McGill. This event is part of QPIRG Concordia’s DisOrientation (September 22-26). Endorsed by No One Is Illegal-Montreal.
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