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Shake Your Groove Thing & Nose Ring at the 1st Ever Bollywood Disco Ball in San Francisco on Friday, September 24, 2010


Music Education Non-Profit Project Ahimsa presents an evening filled with music, art, food and a splash of disco fever at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco

(San Francisco) – Project Ahimsa is excited to announce it will be hosting the first ever Bollywood Disco Ball in San Francisco. This landmark evening will celebrate the groovy spirit of the 70s and 80s Bollywood Disco-era with stellar sounds of way back playbacks, live painting, Indian-themed cocktails and the signature cuisine of New Delhi Restaurant. Distinguished guests from the San Francisco’s hip philanthropic community will be decked out in retro disco gear while jiving to the funky sounds of the best local mashup DJs Timoteo Gigante, Jimmy Love Little and J-Boogie.

Guests will have the opportunity to bid on the “Ahimsa Visits the Motherland” travel and gift package, an inspirational journey to India. The winning bidder will visit the Gandhi Ashram, witness inspiring youth music programs in Ahmedebad and Kolkata concluding with a visit to Goa.

All profit will fund music education grants that offer youth life-changing experiences. Over the past eight years, Project Ahimsa has delivered over 80 music education grants around the world in 14 countries including programs in the Bay Area. Proceeds from the event will also go towards funding the critically-acclaimed Global Lingo youth music album production in efforts of launching Global Lingo 2.

WHO/WHAT: Project Ahimsa presents the 1st Annual Bollywood Disco Ball

WHEN: September 24, 2010 doors open at 9pm. Event goes to 2am.

WHERE: 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, Calif.

WHY: Raising funds for youth music education programs around the world.

PRICE: $100 in advance, $125 at the door


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Current event sponsors include Saavn, Six Degrees Records, Flavor Group, International Orange Spa, and VSC PR.

About Project Ahimsa
Since 2001, Project Ahimsa has created over 75 grants in 14 countries serving 10,000 kids with the mission to empower youth through music. Project Ahimsa (which means non-violence in Hindi) is dedicated to fostering unity and peace through arts exchange and education. By creating opportunities for youth to explore multi-cultural artistic expression, Project Ahimsa found they could empower youth in isolated, poor and fragmented communities. The organization’s programming is inspired by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, creating and supporting projects which assist disadvantaged youth in the United States and abroad. Project Ahimsa is based in San Francisco, Calif., and operates as the cultural initiative of the Patel Foundation for Global Understanding ( based in Tampa, Fla.

Project Ahimsa is in the midst of expanding its program into Australia and Europe. In addition to providing 20 grants in 2011, Project Ahimsa will also produce Global Lingo 2, a charity music album and accompanying music tour where youth participants will collaborate with established musicians to celebrate the universal language of music.

To learn more, visit or contact Director of Programs Jessica Walker at


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