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RECENT PRESS CLIPS

ARAB HUMOR...NO JOKE (May 20, 2009)
ARAB-AMERICAN COMEDY IN A POST-9/11 WORLD (May 13, 2009)
ARAB-AMERICAN COMEDIANS BREAK THE FUNNY BARRIER (May 11, 2009)
FOR ARAB COMICS MORE ROOM FOR LAUGHTER (May 7, 2009)
BREAKING BOUNDARIES (May 7, 2009)
ARAB COMICS REWRITE SCRIPT FOR OBAMA (May 5, 2009)
ARAB-AMERICANS ARE NEVER FAR FROM THE HEADLINES (Jan 14, 2008)
THE 5TH ANNUAL NEW YORK ARAB-AMERICAN COMEDY FESTIVAL: COMEDY WITH A PURPOSE (Jan 8, 2008)
ARAB-AMERICAN COMEDY IN NEW YORK: ROUTING SUSPICIONS, PREJUDICE WITH HUMOR (Nov 27, 2006)
THE COMIC IS PALESTINIAN, THE JOKES BAWDY (Nov 21, 2006)
ARAB-AMERICAN COMICS USE LAUGHTER TO BUILD BRIDGES (Nov 20, 2006)
ORIGINAL SULTANS OF COMEDY (Nov 20, 2006)
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RECENT PHOTOS

2009 6TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL SKETCH NIGHT CAST PHOTOS (May 22, 2009)
2009 HEADLINER STAND UP COMEDY SHOWS (May 22, 2009)
2009 NEW FACES OF ARAB STAND UP COMEDY (May 22, 2009)
2009 THE BEST OF THE FESTIVAL (May 22, 2009)
AARON ALCODRAY AND RYAN JABER'S "ZUBERMAN" (May 22, 2009)
DEAN OBEIDALLAH'S "A WORD FROM OUR SPONSOR" (May 22, 2009)
JOE DEROSA'S "AN ARAB OF CONVENIENCE" (May 22, 2009)
LENA RIZKALLAH'S "FAMILY BONDING" (May 23, 2009)
NEIL POTTER & BETHEL CARAM'S "NAIL SALON" (May 22, 2009)
NEIL POTTER & BETHEL CARAM'S "THE PICKUP" (May 22, 2009)
RONNIE KHALIL'S "THE COMEDY COURSE" (May 22, 2009)
SEVAN GREENE'S "FELLAHIN IDOL" (May 23, 2009)
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NYAACF 5th Annual Festival Video Highlights



NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

May 20, 2009
In the end, what mars the Arab-American Comedy Festival is the danger to your health: The laughs come so thick and fast that there's no chance to breathe for minutes at a time. One shows up wondering, will it be an extended political rant? Will there be too much phoney applause for bad jokes, endless ethnic boosterism or straining for sympathy... More

May 13, 2009
Most ethnic groups get their own month to celebrate their culture. What do Arab-Americans get? "Orange alert," jokes comedian Dean Obeidallah. An American born in New Jersey to a Palestinian father and Italian-American mother, Obeidallah turned to comedy to fight the suspicion and ignorance he encountered in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks... More

May 11, 2009
Tickets still available for the "New Faces of Arab Comedy" show Tuesday at 7:00 PM and Arab headliner show Tuesday at 9:00 PM More

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NY Arab-American Comedy Festival Presenting Sponsor

Captain Abu Raed

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FESTIVAL  BIOS

An almost A-Z list of all current participants in the Festival:

Aaron Alcodray
Ahmed Ahmed
Alia Tarraf
Alok Tewari
Amanda Baramki
Amer Zahr
Amin Matalqa
Aron Kader
Baha Khalil
Bethel Caram & Neil Potter
Daoud Heidami
Dean Obeidallah
Eman
Eman Morgan
Eva van Dok
Haythem Noor
Helen Cespedes
Hend Ayoub
J.J. El-Far
Jake Kader
Jimmy Goson
Joe DeRosa
Johanna McKeon
Joyce Artinian
Kareem Fahmy
Laith Nakli
Lameece Issaq
Lena Rizkallah
Maha Chehlaoui
Maria Shehata
Marie-Therese Abou-Daoud
May El Calamawy
Maysoon Zayid
Meena Dimian
Michele Rafic
Mike Batayeh
Mohamed Masoud
Nasry Malak
Negin Farsad
Neil Malik Abdullah
Nicholas Kattar
Nick Leavens
Nilou Safinya
Noel Elgrably
Osh Ghanimah
Pete Dominick
Peter D. Michael
Ramsey Faragallah
Rasha Zamamiri
Remy Munasifi
Ronnie Khalil
Ryan Jaber
Sarah Siadat
Sevan Greene
Sherif Hedayat
Sherri Eldin
Stefano Zazzera
Tamar Vezirian
Tracy C. Francis
Waleed F. Zuaiter
Zaynab Asaadi
Ziad Ghanem

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