Earth Night in Long Beach
Once the lights go out on Earth day, Southern California sporeganizers will bring earthlings and others alike together for Earth Night, an event that features a screening of 2012: Time for Change , as well a live 11 foot art piece constructed by eco-assemblage artist Paul Hogue and Tinderbox, original dubstep from Sub Yeti, and influential underground hip-hop producer Omid Walizadeh's rooted beats.
Before and after the 9pm film screening, groove to DJ's Dravidian, Junebugg, and Lovers INC. spinning all-vinyl grooves, while meeting a dozen vendors and exhibitors of sustainable lifestyle options and enjoying the comfortable lounge environment of the spacious venue.
Friday April 22nd, 7pm-1am at Yankee
Doodle’s 4100 E Ocean Blvd// $7 at the door / All Ages
brought to you by: Long Beach Cinematheque , Shift Long Beach, Evolver.net, and the grace of the cosmos.
About 2012: Time For Change
2012: Time For Change is a documentary feature that presents ways to transform our unsustainable society into a regenerative planetary culture. This can be achieved through a personal and global change of consciousness and the systemic implementation of ecological design. It features Sting, Ellen Page, David Lynch, Buckminster Fuller, Gilberto Gil, and Daniel Pinchbeck.
About Paul Hogue
Paul Hogue is an Eco assemblage artist who creates surreal sculptures and carvings out of found materials. His preferred and most used objects are things that are serendipitously found from nature.
About Omid Walizadeh
Omid's music is best described as diverse and unpredictable, influenced by middle-eastern music and diverse textures. Inspired by the fertile underground Hip Hop movement at the "Goodlife Open Mic" in the early-mid 90's, Omid (aka OD) made the "Beneath the Surface" compilation, which he solely produced and features over 30 MC's, mainly from the Los Angeles underground Hip Hop scene. Since, Omid has produced many projects, including the highly acclaimed single with Freestyle Fellowship and Adlib entitled "Can You Find The Level Of Difficulty In This?" (Celestial Recordings). Omid also remixed the Beastie Boys' "Looking Down The Barrel Of A Gun" for the Beastie Boys DVD Video Anthology.
About Long Beach Cinematheque
Long Beach Cinematheque is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the celebration and study of classic and independent cinema by providing opportunities for the Long Beach community to experience and share film classics throughout the city; by curating special events that incorporate film with live music and multimedia art; by collaborating with independent organizations and theatres in shared community events; by supporting with partnerships the efforts and dreams of student filmmakers; and by welcoming guest speakers such as filmmakers and film historians to speak to audiences as part of their cinematic experience.
About Shift Long Beach
Shift Long Beach is a community-based organization whose mission is to create positive social change in Long Beach through educational, interactive events that empower local communities. The objectives of Shift Long Beach include providing a platform for artistic expression, promoting sustainable living options, and creating space for discussion of diverse perspectives on issues that affect the quality of life in Long Beach.
Evolver.net is an international online community that connects individuals and groups who share the ideal of a more beautiful, equitable world. Every month, the network hosts “Spore" gatherings in more than forty cities across the globe. These popular social events focus on topics important to our times such as alternative economies, food security, renewable energy, and new models of healthcare. The themes are tied together by two websites: Evolver.net, a social networking website, and RealitySandwich.com, a web-zine.