Bassem Youssef in 'America in Arabic' (June 16) at College of San Mateo






This *LIVE* political satire features Bassem Youssef, an Egyptian TV host and political satirist, who has become famous throughout the Middle East. His show, first entitled as the 'B+ Show' and then 'El-Bernameg (the Program)', received wide acclaim, leading to over 50,000,000 downloads off of his YouTube channel. He is also a cardiothoracic surgeon who assisted the wounded in Tahrir Square during the 18 day uprising that led to the resignation of then Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. He has been profiled throughout the Arab press, al-Jazeera, the Guardian (UK) and Bloomberg Businessweek (USA).

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/08/egyptians-programme-blasphemous-tv-satire
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-03-29/bassem-youssef-egypts-jon-stewart
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeQLhiY5ZGw&feature=youtube_gdata

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Guests include:
Comedian Sammy Obeid

Comedian Mo Na 

Sword Martial Artist Osama Nasser
Multi-instrumentalist Mohammad Nejad
The Aswat Women Ensemble

Event proceeds will benefit the Egypt Cancer Network 57357 and AFNCI (ECN).

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