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Showing 1 - 15 results of 17 for "Mark Lepage"
Along with the rise of fellow Canadians Russell Peters and Sugar Sammy, El-Husseini fills a still-yawning void in the entertainment business – the prominent ethnic comedian.
December 12, 2015
Born Samir Khullar in Montreal, the Indian-Canadian who goes by Sugar Sammy is a player in an emerging new generation of non-white comedians who revel in the licence granted by the very ethnicity that might once have excluded them.
July 25, 2015
A group of Arabian MCs in Israel has gone international. DAM's frontman Tamer Nafar talks about rapping for change, their recent UK tour and enjoying newfound fame in the shadow of the region's politics.
December 2, 2014
The guitarist of the Palestinian rock band Khalas talks about putting western sounds through a Middle Eastern filter and making music amid war
October 6, 2014
We revisit the fate of the young Iranian band Yellow Dogs, whose two members were murdered in November in New York.
December 30, 2013
One of the founders of the Vice empire talks about taking on traditional media, Frankensteining and getting into North Korea.
June 3, 2013
A Libyan heavy metal band forced underground for decades get ready for their time to shine.
April 3, 2013
We talk to the Palestinian avant-garde rock musician Jowan Safadi, who was jailed in Amman for a song authorities deemed blasphemous.
January 6, 2013
The New York Arab American Comedy Festival in Manhattan features stand-up routines from comedians of Jordanian, Syrian, Egyptian, Palestinian, Saudi Arabian and Lebanese extraction.
October 23, 2012
We chat with Hassan Ali Al Falluji, a member of a very unlikely boy band that managed to form in Iraq pre-war, under Saddam Hussein's brutal regime.
October 10, 2012
The Latin/Iranian guitar duo defying boundaries for more than 30 years.
September 5, 2012
On the heels of their latest release, Mark Lepage chats with the post-punk band Yellow Dogs about rock'n'roll, playing in soundproof rooms in Tehran and life in the United States.
June 7, 2012
The director of Newyorkustan talks about challenging people's assumptions and humanising Muslims in America.
April 29, 2012
What is it like to be young, Muslim and punk? We talk to a politicised Chicago-based Muslim experimental band.
December 25, 2011
As you blast through the mountainous area between Montreal and Manhattan, Bruce Springsteen is the great romantic mythmaker of the road - of car and highway as escape, as dreammaker/breaker.
December 25, 2010
Jerusalem Day march goes ahead after Israeli police storm Al Aqsa
Stranded tanker crew to leave Gulf on repatriation flights after four-year ordeal
UAE residents rebook Eid trips as flights from four countries suspended
Pro-Palestine protests across the Middle East - in pictures
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan performs Umrah at Makkah’s Grand Mosque