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Manny Malhotra, Hockey Player (photo by Jamie Sabau/Columbus Blue Jackets)

Manny Malhotra

Twenty-six year old Manny Malhotra dominates in a league of his own. Literally. As the only professional hockey player of Indian descent, Manny is successfully skating his way through untreaded territory. Having discovered his love for the sport at an early age, Manny’s relentless work ethic and competitive edge won him a spot in the major Canadian junior hockey league before turning sixteen years old. After being drafted 7th overall in the 1998 N.H.L entry draft by the New York Rangers, Manny’s talent and tenacity spoke for itself. Having played on US teams such as the Rangers and Dallas Stars, Manny has made a flawless transition to the American leagues…

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An Anti-Rape Condom? I cannot place myself in the shoes of a rape victim. I cannot begin to imagine the blinding fear that comes with walking the streets of Johannesburg, or the pangs of helplessness, hopelessness, and indiscriminate fury that rape victims attempt to deal with. I cannot relate to those who have felt like they have had their humanity violated, their decency trampled, and their norms of order and stability stripped down violently in an act of shameful cowardice.

Ashwini Srikantiah

Ashwini of ArtWallah Although we define ourselves as the forward-thinking generation of tomorrow, all too often, many South Asians still feel compelled to fit the typical “model-minority” stereotype. Having received his bachelor’s degree in Television, Radio, and Film from Syracuse University, twenty-five year old Ashwini Srikantiah knows a thing or two about defying cultural norms. Inspired to empower and facilitate the growth of other artistic visionaries, Ashwini became the Artistic Director of the ArtWallah non-profit organization…

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October 17

A Call to Action: Making the Case for South Asian Participation in the Social Justice Movement
when 6:30 pm (EST); 2 hours
where 1735 New York Avenue, NW in Washington, DC
price $20
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A Call to Action: Making the Case for South Asian Participation in the Social Justice Movement
Featuring Vanita Gupta, Esq.
Tuesday, October 17, 2006
6:30 to 8:30 PM

October 19

Hatian Band – Drums of Haiti
when 7:30 pm (EST); 2 hours
price $6
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Hatian Band – Drums of Haiti (Traditional Haitian roots music)

October 27

when 7:30 pm (EST); 4 minutes
where Pratt Mansion, 1027 Fifth Avenue in New York-Manhattan, NY
price $75
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Poker Tournament and a Fashion Show

November 20

SAMMY! The incredible journey of Mahatma Gandhi
when 7:58 am (EST); 2 hours
where Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road , Palo Alto 94306 in Palo Alto, CA
price $100/$75/$50/$20
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Winner of 2006 Excellence in Theatre Awards for the Best Play, Best Actor, Best Original Script & Best Costume Design

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