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Melissa Hung of Hyphen

When you think “non-profit” you don’t usually equate the word “selfish” to it. For Hyphen, that is exactly the reason and motivation for the magazine’s success. Melissa Hung, 29, Editor-in-Chief shares with us how her frustration to find a print media that she could identify with led to her launch her non-profit business idea. She utlized her journalism background and work experience and transformed her frustration to create what Hyphen is now. Her selish motivations have been praised by her readers because now they too have a magazine they can identify with. For the culturally and politically savvy, Hyphen has everything you’d want to know about…

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October 30

Sachal Vasandani Show
when 7:00 pm (EST); approx 1.5 hrs
where Zinc Bar (Houston between LaGuardia and Thompson) in New York, NY
price $5
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Check out vocalist-songwriter Sachal Vasandani and his group in a hip and intimate setting. Great original music and fresh lyrics with a jazz undercurrent. One long set only.

November 20

SAMMY! The incredible journey of Mahatma Gandhi
when 7:58 pm (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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