Post Tagged with: "comedy"

Chano García (center) founder of “El Barrio: Comedia en Español” seeks to promote Hispanic comedy in NYC. (Photo courtesy of Chano García via Noticia)

‘El Barrio’: Doing Comedy in Spanish

Culture, Latino, Long Island October 16, 2018 at 3:23 pm

A group of Hispanic comedians has created the troupe “El Barrio: Comedia en Español” to promote comedy shows and stand-up workshops in Spanish in New York, Noticia Long Island reports.

Misha Han performing stand-up comedy. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Misha Han: A Comedian Who Doesn’t Like to Be Called Jackie Chan

Culture, East Asian, New York August 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Sing Tao Daily talks with 25-year-old Misha Han, who’s gaining attention as a stand-up comic.

Majah Hype: Connecting the Caribbean One Joke at a Time

Majah Hype: Connecting the Caribbean One Joke at a Time

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, Video July 28, 2015 at 7:46 pm

Former MTA employee turned comedian Majah Hype has amassed a large social media following of fans eager to watch him portray the accents and mannerisms of people from across the Caribbean.

Indian-American Comedian to Launch Debut Album in March

Indian-American Comedian to Launch Debut Album in March

Brooklyn, Culture, South Asian, Video February 26, 2014 at 5:24 pm

“Waiting for 2042,” the debut comedy album of Hari Kondabolu, a Brooklyn-based Indian-American stand-up comedian, will be released on March 11, reports News India Times.

Bassem Youssef performing at Galapagos in Brooklyn (Photo by Mohamed Radwan)

For Expatriate Egyptians, Some Comic Relief

Culture, Featured Posts, Politics July 5, 2012 at 6:05 pm

Egyptians from all over the tri-state area braved the sweltering heat last Sunday to see Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian answer to Jon Stewart, deliver his brand of political satire in Brooklyn. Hadear Kandil was there for Voices of NY to take the temperature of the crowd on the country’s new leadership.

Desi Comics Bring Joke Diplomacy to India

Culture, South Asian February 22, 2012 at 11:18 am

Comedy and diplomacy intertwined during a recent State Department-sponsored comedy tour of India by three Indian-American stand-up comedians. Rajiv Satyal, Hari Kondabolu and Azhar Usman toured the country to bring some laughter to sensitive issues such as religion, politics, and the caste system.