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To reserve tickets for A Night of Comedy with Ahmed Ahmed, call Collin Tyler 918-720-3254 or Mariam Edwar 832-633-5161
Two cultural comedians will perform on campus the first week of February, sponsored by two different student associations.
A Night of Comedy with Ahmed Ahmed, brought to OU by the Arab Student Association, will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 5 at Catlett Music Center’s Sharp Concert Hall. Tickets are available for $10 or $20 for VIP seating in the first four rows, according to the event’s Facebook page.
Ahmed is known throughout the U.S., the Middle East, and the world as an award-winning, ethnic comedian for his work with the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour and subsequent Comedy Central television show, as well as for the interfaith comedy show “One Jew, One Arab, One Stage,” according to his website.
Another comedian, Max Amini, will be performing at OU as part of The Max Amini Stand-Up Comedy Show at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 at Oklahoma Memorial Union’s Meacham Auditorium, hosted by the Iranian Student Association. The event is currently sold out, according to the event's Facebook page.
Amini is an Iranian-American comedian who has appeared in numerous movies and television shows, including the film “Beer Pong Saved My Life.” He has performed across the world since 2002 and was a finalist for NBC’s Diversity Showcase in 2009.