Entertainment with a Cause

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The American India Foundation (AIF) presents its West Coast gala, “Bow Times and Bangles: Rhythms of India.” The event, which is often billed as the premiere social event of the Indian American community, will honor Brad Smith, president and CEO of Intuit. The Social Entrepreneurship Honoree is William H. Draper III, general partner, Draper Richards L.P.

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In addition to highlighting the work of AIF and the honorees, the evening will feature some excellent entertainment. Signature who wowed the world on “Britain’s Got Talent” and Ishaara from “America’s Got Talent” will perform together on the same stage for the first time ever.
Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, a popular San Franciscan stand-up comic, will be the emcee, and DJ Salim will be rocking the house.
The gala, a fundraiser for AIF, will highlight the Livelihoods Program, which helps cycle rickshaw drivers access commercial credit to purchase their own vehicles, educate migrant children, provide vocational training for urban youth, and works to lessen the digital divide between rich and poor schools.
Companies such as Applied Materials Inc., San Disk Corporation, and Yahoo! will be in attendance.

Saturday, Nov. 7,  6 p.m. Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery St., San Francisco. Tickets: (408) 916-1976; [email protected]. www.aifoundation.org.

 

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