El-Husseini will discuss his recent play Comedy of Sorrows (Commedia Al-Ahzaan), written after the Egyptian revolution of 2011. Scenes from the play will be read by professional actors. The event is part of a Vanderbilt series related to the “Arab Spring” that includes a dramatic reading of the entire play at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:00.
As a part of MTSU’s “SpringOut” festivities, MT/Lambda invites everyone to a First Look screening of the new short film, The Miracles on Honey Bee Hill. The 20-minute movie addresses the issue of marriage equality. The screening is in the Business and Aerospace Building, State Farm Room, at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 29thon the MTSU Campus. Writer/director (and MTSU Professor) Bob Pondillo will be on hand to visit and answer questions afterwards about the “work –in-progress.” The screening is free and open to the public.