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  • Annalise Raziq @ Uncommon Ground!

    You're Being Ridiculous is super excited to be back at Uncommon Ground, Edgewater with a fun summer show for you! AND ... we're delighted to welcome Annalise Raziq to YBR to share a story with us ... learn a little about Annalise here and get your tickets!

    Annalise Raziq is a storyteller, writer, singer, and project manager. She sings with the Americana band "Annalise and the Backsliders" and had a story air on the Moth Radio Hour. Annalise is a Polish Arab and has told stories for Palestinians Podcast at the Boston Palestine Film Festival and the Arab American Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. She is most proud of: her amazing daughter Kalila Holt; creating the performance company Sisters Rising with formerly incarcerated women; and her ability to get others to communicate clearly in the corporate-speak vortex without losing her shit (most of the time).

    What's the best advice you've ever received?
    The best piece of advice I've ever gotten came when I was pregnant with my daughter. (And no, it wasn't that story someone told me about how a friend's baby almost died because the mom drank too much coffee or that other person who told me I needed to be playing Mozart in-utero or my baby would never make it to the Ivy Leagues.) (How do you play music in-utero anyway?) My childhood friend told me this: "Whatever stage they are at, whether you love it or you hate it, it will pass." This piece of advice brilliantly covers not only parenting but most of life.

    Annalise is sharing a story with us at Uncommon Ground, Edgewater

    Friday, August 24.

    Follow this link to purchase tickets