Comedy by Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat Jan. 10 at Riddles

Comedy by Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat Jan. 10 at Riddles
January 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Riddles Comedy Club
5055 W 111th St
IL 60803

Comedy by Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat Jan. 10 at Riddle

Chicagoland Palestinian American comedian Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat will be performing comedy at the renown Chicagoland comedy club Riddles on Jan. 10, 2019.

Owaynot is the son of longtime Chicago area Palestinian activist Mustafa Owaynat and his comedy is both edgy and hilarious.

Click here to get more information on his comedy performances, and view some of his comedy clips, or look Abu Ali up on Facebook at Abu Ali Comedy.

Abu Ali Owaynot comedy poster

Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat

Abu Ali was born to a Palestinian American immigrant and an American mother from Kentucky. He started doing comedy at the age of 25 and has been entertaining audiences around the country to break through the stereotypes that the American public often has of Arabs and Palestinians.

Click here to read a profile feature on Abu Ali published at Palestine in America online magazine.

He says that in addition to making audiences laugh and new entertained, he hope that his performance and humor “help make a difference” to make a better world.



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RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political and humor columnist who analyzes American and Middle East politics, and life in general. He is an author of several books.

"I write about three topics, the Middle East, politics and life in general. I often take my life experiences and offer them in an entertaining way to readers, and I take on the toughest topics like the Israel-Palestine conflict and don't pull any punches about what I feel is fair. But, my priority is always about writing the good story."

Hanania covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia as the Special US Correspondent for the Arab News at, the, and at He has also published weekly columns in the Jerusalem Post newspaper,, Newsday Newspaper in New York, the Orlando Sentinel Newspapers, and the Arlington Heights Daily Herald.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media. In 2009, Hanania received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. He was honored for his writing skills with two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild. In 1990, Hanania was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times editors for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His writings have also been honored by two national Awards from ADC for his writing, and from the National Arab American Journalists Association.

The managing editor of Suburban Chicagoland Online News website, Hanania's columns also appeare in the Southwest News Newspaper Group of 8 newspapers.

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