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Thursday, 17 February, 2005

USA, West Coast, Bay Area: Tsunami Benefit Concert

Bay Area Unites (according to their FAQs, "a coalition of ... organizations and groups ... Among the initial participants are: India Community Center (ICC), American India Foundation (AIF), The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPIO)) is organising a Tsunami Benefit Concert on 20th February.

On the programme:
* Interfaith vigil led by Dr. Deepak Chopra
* Personalized video message from Bill Clinton
* Music by Grammy-nominated singer Lisa Loeb
* Children's programs, music and entertainment
* Celebrities to call for pledges, including philanthropist Dr. Malini Alles
* Performance by critical acclaimed choreographer, Danica Sena
* Masters of the double violin, performance by Shankar and Gingger
* New perspectives on the songs Bob Dylan by 'Mostly Dylan'
* Balinese performance by Gamelan Sekar Jaya
* Fusing pop and rock performance by Tina Sugandh
Organisations and individuals wanting to participate can do so by visiting their website, or "show up at one of the daily organizing meetings at ICC www.indiacc.org (between 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM on weekdays and 12 noon on weekends).

Link via Sepia Mutiny.
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