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Stand up stands up

August 22 2010 by
Stand up stands up

Ashraf Khalil explores how home-grown stand-up comedy could become a big business in Egypt. But will any of the aspiring comics be able to turn it into a career?

The scene was the Sawy Cultural Center, a multi-stage performance space tucked underneath a busy bridge in the upscale central…

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