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Imagination 2023 – Ali Hassan

Come meet author and comedian Ali Hassan!


April 11, 2023
20:30 - 21:30
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Photo Credit: Fouad Hassanpour

Ali Hassan is a stand-up comedian, actor, and professional chef. He is the host of CBC’s Canada Reads as well as Laugh Out Loud. His comedy has been performed at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and Toronto’s JFL42. He is a Canadian Comedy Awards nominee, and his solo show, Muslim, Interrupted, was performed at the world’s largest comedy festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He has appeared in three award-winning films, Breakaway, French Immersion, and as the memorable Lebanese Uncle Stevie in the hockey hit Goon, in addition to other film and TV roles, most recently CBC’s Run the Burbs. He lives in Toronto, with his family.

He will talk about his book Is There Bacon in Heaven? with host Michael Bourguignon.


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