The Artistic Foodies

Episode 12 Trailer: Interview with Kamran Pasha

We interview Kamran Pasha, a Hollywood screenwriter who served as writer and co-producer of Showtime’s Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated series, “Sleeper Cell,” a 2005 series about a Muslim FBI agent who infiltrates a terrorist group. Other TV shows that he has written or produced for include Roswell, Nikita, and Kings. Besides writing and producing for…

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Episode 11: Khamsa The Project w/Guled Muse

We sat with producer and community organizer Guled Muse to talk about his background and artistic journey leading up to the unveiling of The Khamsa Project. Khamsa, the Arabic word for five, is a multimedia art exhibition showcasing 20 Black, Muslim, Immigrant, and Refugee visual artists and musicians expressing the five stages of grief. Khamsa…

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Episode 10: Interview with Rizwan Manji

Catching up with Rizwan Manji (Outsourced, Schitt’s Creek, Peacemaker), we got to hear the REAL origin story behind his iconic mustache, reflected with him on his journey as a brown Muslim building a career in media, as well as a reflection on his latest role as the Imam in Zarqa Nawaz’s comedy series title “ZARQA”.

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Episode 10 Trailer: Interview with Rizwan Manji

Catching up with Rizwan Manji (Outsourced, Schitt’s Creek, Peacemaker), we got to hear the REAL origin story behind his iconic mustache, reflected with him on his journey as a brown Muslim building a career in media, as well as a reflection on his latest role as the Imam in Zarqa Nawaz’s comedy series title “ZARQA”

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Episode 9: Interview with Zarqa Nawaz

It was a LOT of fun interviewing Zarqa Nawaz to discuss storytelling, narratives, and speaking honesty through popular media. We talked about her groundbreaking TV series from 2007, Little Mosque on the Prairie, and how she developed into a Producer and Actor for her new series, ZARQA, which premiered on Canadian TV in May of…

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Episode 9 Trailer: Interview with Zarqa Nawaz

In this episode, we interview Canadian Muslim Producer, Writer, Comedian, Author, and Actor Zarqa Nawaz to discuss her groundbreaking TV series from 2007, Little Mosque on the Prairie, and how she developed into a Producer and Actor for her new series, Zarqa which premiered on Canadian TV in May of 2022.

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Episode 8 Trailer: Wajahat Ali & The Domestic Crusaders: 20 Years Later (Part 2)

We delve deeper into the ground-breaking play, “The Domestic Crusaders” with cast member and actress Monisha Shiva. We also get to dive deeper into Wajahat Ali’s life and the context in which he wrote the play between 2001 and 2003, and he also shares his favorite Qeema recipe.

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Episode 8: Wajahat Ali and The Domestic Crusaders: 20 Years Later (Part 2)

This episode, we delve deeper into the ground-breaking play, “The Domestic Crusaders” with cast member Monisha Shiva. We also get to dive deeper into Wajahats life and the context in which he wrote the play between 2001 and 2003, and he also shares his favorite Qeema recipe.

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Episode 7: Wajahat Ali and The Domestic Crusaders: 20 Years Later (Part 1)

We start our second season off with a deep dive into the groundbreaking play about a Pakistani-American Muslim family, “The Domestic Crusaders” written by Wajahat Ali. We get a chance to not only hear from Wajahat, but also from the New York debut cast members about their experience of the stage production nearly two decades…

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