Comic sensation Aamer Rahman in Vancouver

Posted by admin on Sep 4th, 2014

‘Reverse-racism’ comic sensation Aamer Rahman is ending his epic solo Turtle Island/North American comedy tour “The Truth Hurts” in Vancouver and you don’t want to miss it.

“Fearlessly outspoken.” Rolling Stone
“His dry sardonicism keeps the laughs, and the insights, coming.” Guardian

York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive Vancouver unceded Səl̓ílwətaʔ, Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm and Skwxwú7mesh territories

Friday, September 26th 2014 Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm (sharp! no latecomers)

Tickets: $25 Advance / $30 Door + applicable box office service charges

TICKET PURCHASE: Charge by phone 604-251-1363 or website

There will also be some fantastic stand-up comedians opening the show!  All proceeds will be going to support the Migrant Detainee Defense Fund.

Rahman has sold out shows for the award-winning comedy duo “Fear of Brown Planet” at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. An international comedy competition finalist, Rahman, who also has a law degree, is a remarkable stand up DISHING OUT THE TRUTH that may hurt and will definitely be HILARIOUS!

His recent piece “Reverse Racism” has gone viral internationally. Politics, racism, the War on Terror; this is uncompromising political comedy at it’s best.




We have a limited number of complimentary free tickets for unwaged Indigenous people and people of colour. Contact

This venue is wheelchair accessible for patrons and performers (more dimensions on accessibility to come)

ASL is in the process of being confirmed.

This event is organized by No One Is Illegal and friends. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

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