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April 16, 2015

Zarqa Nawaz Comes to Charlottetown’s Reading Town Canada

Zarqa Nawaz created the world’s first sitcom about a Muslim community living in the west. Little Mosque on the Prairie premiered to record ratings on the CBC in 2007. It finished airing it’s 91st episode in 2012 after completing 6 seasons and is now being broadcast to over 60 countries.

The show demystified Islam for millions of people around the world by explaining how practicing Muslim live their lives from dating to marriage to burying their dead. Now,  Zarqa Nawaz has written her best selling comedic memoir Laughing All the Way to the Mosque, about growing up as a Canadian of Muslim faith. And it’s also about her lack of dating, marriage and burying the dead.

Join us for An Evening with Zarqa Nawaz


May 5th

7pm

St. Paul’s Church 101 Prince St. in Charlottetown

Come and hear TV Producer, Zarqa Nawaz, creator of "The Little Mosque on the Prairie” read from her new book, "Laughing All The Way” to the Mosque. Zarqa will also talk about producing a ground-breaking, hit TV comedy series. Tickets are $10 each, all proceeds will go to the PEI Literacy Alliance.

Tickets are available at the PEI Literacy Alliance, 161 St. Peters Road and The Bookmark, 172 Queen Street.

 

 

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