Thursday, April 26, 2012
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A graduate of Bowdoin College, Hari Kondabolu is a comedian whose humor often centers on social issues such as poverty, racism, and a rejection of stereotypes seen in media. He has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live as well as appearing on a variety of national comedy festivals, including the 2007 HBO US Comedy Arts Festival.
Additionally, he has made several appearances on Comedy Central, including his own half-hour of Comedy Central Presents in 2011. He made his UK television debut on BBC3’s “Russell Howard’s Good News" and does a semi-regular show in New York City with his brother Ashok (Dap from the band “Das Racist”) called “Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Project.”
Kondabolu was a video blogger for World Compass, a joint initiative between WGBH Boston, PBS, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. He holds a masters degree in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and is a former immigrant rights organizer.
For more information, see http://www.twitter.com/harithecomic
Sponsored by The Lancaster County Community Foundation whose vision/mission is to inspire and create a stronger community and advance the quality of life in Lancaster, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Asian Cultural Society, and the College Entertainment Committee.
This event is open to the public.