Corey Qureshi

Corey Qureshi

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BSR Contributor Since May 18, 2020

Corey Qureshi (they/them) is a writer and musician based in Philadelphia. Find them at qboxo.github.io.

Corey Qureshi is a writer and musician based in Philadelphia. They're a Taurus who loves parenting, bread, Nintendo and generally cute animated things. They've published work in Voicemail Poems, Rigorous, bttr prss, and Imagoes: A Queer Anthology, among others. Find them at qboxo.github.io.

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Unexpected lessons in capitalism: a scene from TONGUE’s ‘Currency.’ (Image courtesy of the artists.)

Philly Fringe 2020: TONGUE presents ‘Currency’

The wild dance of the dollar

In TONGUE’s Fringe Festival entry, ‘Currency,’ we borrow the five stages of grief to explore capitalism. Corey Qureshi reviews.
Corey Qureshi

Corey Qureshi

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Riding the currents of isolation: Whitney Casal and Britt Davis in ‘Do mirrors burn?’ (Image courtesy of the artists.)

Philly Fringe 2020: OhOk Performance Group presents ‘Do mirrors burn?’

Missing ourselves in others

OhOk Performance Group joins the Philly Fringe with an isolation-adapted video performance of ‘Do mirrors burn?’ that feels just right for quarantine. Corey Qureshi reviews.
Corey Qureshi

Corey Qureshi

Articles 2 minute read
Funny but stressful narratives of an Egyptian American family: Hiam Abbass, Ramy Youssef, and Amr Waked in ‘Ramy.’ (Image courtesy of Hulu.)

Hulu presents season 2 of ‘Ramy’

Muslims in America

The second season of Hulu’s hit drama series ‘Ramy’ follows an Egyptian American family in New Jersey. Ramy Youssef’s protagonist makes a compelling antihero navigating violence, bias, and his own challenges with sex and love. Corey Qureshi reviews.
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Corey Qureshi

Articles 3 minute read
M. Téllez’s collection features a distinctly Philly feel. (Image courtesy of DHD Heavy Industries.)

‘Transitional Times Transitional Body’ by M. Téllez

The bond of uncertain futures

'Transitional Times Transitional Body,' a Philly-based collection of speculative fiction, lifts traditional boundaries on bodies, relationships, and the choices we make to survive. Corey Qureshi reviews.
Corey Qureshi

Corey Qureshi

Articles 3 minute read
Partners and Son opened its doors right before the pandemic but continues to thrive. (Photo courtesy of Partners and Son.)
Joseph Ahmad's live performance is part of the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. (Photo courtesy of the artist.)
An outdoor jam session from Derivative Sessions. (Photo by Max Hoenig.)
Two people wearing a hodgepodge of accessories and cloths face each other in a dim room with a ladder, tools, and more.

Philly Fringe 2021: Anastassia Vertjanova presents Unorthodox Methods of Cosmic Flight

A DIY trip into space and singularity

Unorthodox Methods is a loud, stimulating exploration in singlehanded accomplishments. Through humor, it explores ideas of lineage, work vs play, and when to accept help from others. Corey Qureshi reviews.
Corey Qureshi

Corey Qureshi

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