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
Doodles 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
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
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.
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.
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.