Fall 2014 Season

Dear Climate

Peacestock at Freedom Square

A festival to celebrate the energy of peace: music, poetry, art and other cool stuff! BBQ (chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs), temporary henna tattoos, t-shirts and bracelets! Plus, raffle tickets to win […]

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Fourth Annual StoryHarvest: A Celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table with Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra and Nation Beat

Just as farmers reap the harvest, providing sustenance for all, it’s time to celebrate all our harvests–the results of seeds sown through art, education, agriculture, tolerance, and everything we do […]

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Exhibition at the Underground Gallery: “Dear Climate” by Marina Zurkow and Friends

In collaboration with Una Chaudhuri, Oliver Kellhammer, Fritz Ertl and Sarah Rothberg and sound design by Pejik Malinovski, Dear Climate is a multifaceted project that reimagines the environment with a […]

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Las Cafeteras

Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and a community-focused political message. Their Afro-Mexican rhythms, zapateado and inspiring lyrics tell stories of a community […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Amy Franceschini: Futurefarmers Artist Demonstration Garden

Sow an ancient grains garden plot with agrarian-activist scarecrows, create a community seed exchange, and make media messages to cultivate consciousness! Let’s sow seeds. It is a magical experience. The […]

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Leslie James Pickering

A decade after being under heavy federal surveillance for exercising free speech in support of the underground Earth Liberation Front, Leslie James Pickering discovered that his associates are being questioned […]

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“The Yes Men are Revolting” with Filmmaker Mike Bonanno

The Yes Men Are Revolting (2014) is a funny, action-packed adventure. With the environment on the brink of collapse, they ask a pressing question: at a time when corporate forces […]

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“Dear Climate” Exhibition Event with Marina Zurkow and Oliver Kellhammer

Join Dear Climate artists Marina Zurkow and Oliver Kellhammer in conversation about climate change. “Retool your inner climate”  and join the dialogue about art and environmental action. Learn strategies to […]

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Myra Melford and Ben Goldberg Duo

Pianist Myra Melford and clarinetist Ben Goldberg present a concert program of new compositions. Melodic, exploratory, lyrical, swinging, virtuosic this is chamber music for the twenty-first century where composition meets […]

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Voices from the Emotional Underground: Screening of “Beyond the Medical Model” with Sera Davidow

Powerful stories with critical insight into the mental health system and a vision of alternatives, in two very different films. The evening features a screening of Ken Paul Rosenthal’s 2010 […]

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“Ghost Town: The Hebron Story” with Filmmaker Ellie Bernstein

After many trips to Israel and the West Bank, local filmmaker Ellie Bernstein wanted to tell the story of Hebron, Palestine to show the result of the over 40-year Israeli military […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Eleanor Goldsmith: The Art of Shot Choreography

Editor and videographer Eleanor Goldsmith covers the tools and techniques for perfecting the art of movement in your video images, enhancing aesthetic and technical qualities of the creative filmmaking process. […]

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