April 28, 2023
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Middle East Institute
1763 N St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20036 (Map)

Join the Middle East Institute's Arts and Culture Center & Rola DC Comedy for an unforgettable night of hilarity, music, dancing, and food celebrating Arab-American Heritage Month. Stand-up comedians from the Middle East diaspora explore through jokes and laughter topics of family, identity, politics and more. The comedy show (in English) will be followed by Dabke and DJ Remi spinning your favorite Arabic beats. This uplifting night of humor and music also includes pop-ups of your favorite Middle Eastern food & inspired cocktails.

Seating is limited, so get your tickets now!


Evening Highlights

7:00-7:30PM | Check out MEI's latest exhibition Perceptible Rhythms/Alternative Temporalities with a guided tour.

7:30-9:00 PM | Sit back & enjoy comedy show, food, and more!

9:00-11:00 PM | As the party moves outdoors, dance like nobody's watching!