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HOW TO HAVE FUN IN A CIVIL WAR, MY CONVERSATION WITH SOMALI PLAYWRIGHT IFRAH MANSOUR

With¬†How to Have Fun in a Civil War,¬†Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the stories of children. This one-act multimedia play reading explores war from the idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali girl. The play layers multiple narratives taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing audiences to engage in a healing process that is still raw for survivors of the war.” Children Theatre

 

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BelAhdan Abdi Phenomenal, Spoken Artist, and Somali Youth

Abdifatah Farah Ali (Abdi Phenomenal) is a spoken word artist, teaching artist, actor and a community activist. For inquiries, please contact Abdi.phenomenal@gmail.com
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Abdifatah Farah Ali (Abdi Phenomenal) is a spoken word artist, teaching artist, actor and a community activist. Abdi is currently studying Clinical Psychology. A member of the MN Spoken Word Association, Abdifatah Farah is known in the Somali-American community as “Abdi Phenomenal.” At the age of three, Abdi fled Somalia to the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Dadaab is currently the largest refugee…See More

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