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The Action Series: State Level with The Sierra Club

Zoom

EVENT TYPE: Zoom Presentation and Discussion. For the second presentation in the Action Series, Caroline Wooten of the The Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club was to talk on acting to stop climate change and building a just world from the state level, with a focus on the Clean Energy and Jobs Act of Illinois. *THIS EVENT WAS CANCELLED* DONATE HERE...

Free

To Which We Belong

Online Stream

EVENT TYPE: STREAMING DOCUMENTARY. A Sunday Double Fest, Double Feature. Presented by One Earth Film Fest with our showing of Great Green Wall immediately after. Science is showing that if we draw down enough carbon from the sky back into the soil through regenerative agricultural practices, we can actually reverse climate change bringing carbon dioxide down to pre-industrial revolution levels. To Which...

The Great Green Wall

Online Stream

EVENT TYPE: DOCUMENTARY STREAM. This is part of our double-festival double feature with One Earth Film Festival. Jared P. Scott (Emmy-nominated writer/producer/director of "The Age of Consequences"), Executive Producer Fernando Meirelles (Academy Award and Golden Globe Nominated Director of "City of God" and "The Constant Gardener"), and Malian Musician and Activist, Inna Modja, take us on an epic journey along Africa's Great...

Free

Farm Volunteer Day

Growing Home 5814 S. Wood St, Chicago, IL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWO_ZUyDoIU&authuser=3 EVENT TYPE: OUTDOOR ACTIVITY. People are always wondering how they can actually do anything about systemic problems. Well, here's something: come take part in building a new Community Garden with Growing Home! This community heath organization has supplied professional development and good food to the neighborhood of Englewood for decades, an area of Chicago hit by poverty and lack...

Healing Communities Through Agriculture

Zoom

EVENT TYPE: Zoom Panel. https://youtu.be/h93Zi2bKU2I Humans contain the same elements as does the Earth. When we are broken, when our societal systems are broken, can we find healing from these elements? Join these local farming revolutionaries in a discussion about combating food insecurity, systemic inequities, and the oppression of marginalized communities through agricultural education, workforce training, and urban farming. With...

Free

The Earth is Not a Commodity

Zoom

DONATE HERE *Donations handled through THE STILL POINT THEATRE COLLECTIVE* The festival is an entirely volunteer effort without any funding. These amazing presenters have chosen to donate their time. Giving ensures that we are able to support their efforts and continue to bring you this festival for free every year until we avert climate change. https://youtu.be/MVkyKbmwFNs     EVENT TYPE: Zoom...

Free

The Action Series: Local Level with Extinction Rebellion and Alliance of the Southeast

https://youtu.be/hgdlwrrMENQEVENT TYPE: Zoom Presentation and Discussion.For the third presentation in the Action Series, Extinction Rebellion Chicago and Oscar Sanchez from the Alliance of the Southeast hold a talk on acting to stop climate change and building a just world from the local level. Extinction Rebellion uses "nonviolent direct actions and peaceful civil disobedience to disrupt business-as-usual in order to compel governments to...

Free

The Farm Walk

EVENT TYPE: OUTDOOR TOUR. Join The Plant for a stroll alongside urban farms, and ask about buying produce straight from the farmers you meet. Then come inside for more products made and grown at The Plant at the Turtle Stop and Whiner Beer Co.'s taproom. We encourage visitors to donate unexpired perishable or nonperishable foods to the Love Fridge at The Plant. Farmers that will...

Inter-Religious Panel

Zoom

EVENT TYPE: Zoom Discussion. DONATE TO THE FESTIVAL HERE - **donations processed by The Still Point Theatre Collective**   https://youtu.be/lm_Tn8dbcEM The world's religions and inspired individuals have always played major roles in change and struggle. What are they doing now? How do their views and practices offer ways forward? Sit down with Lisa Wagner-Carollo (Artist Director of The Still Point Theatre...

Free

First Ascent Morning Yoga

Clarendon Park 4501 N Clarendon Ave, Chicago, IL

Get out of your head and into your body. Physical connection is good not only for your health, but is an essential aspect of relationship with the environment. First Ascent is offering four yoga sessions, free to members and non-members alike. A free one-day climbing pass will be offered to non-members that is good at any of the gym's locations!...

The Return of the Slam

Buttercup Park 4901 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL, United States

EVENT TYPE: In-person and livestream performance.https://youtu.be/JkhdcSutk08The original poetry slam, the one that started them all, will be having its first run since the beginning of the pandemic. Marc Smith, the founder of the movement, will host. With world class musical accompaniment, open mic, and of course: the slam!DONATE TO THE FESTIVAL HERE - **donations processed by The Still Point Theatre...

Free – $20.00

First Ascent Morning Yoga

First Ascent Avondale 3516 N Spaulding Ave, Chicago, IL

Get out of your head and into your body. Physical connection is good not only for your health, but is an essential aspect of relationship with the environment. First Ascent is offering four yoga sessions, free to members and non-members alike. A free one-day climbing pass will be offered to non-members that is good at any of the gym's locations!...

Re-Fuse2021: Open Mic

Live Streamed from Compound Yellow

EVENT TYPE: Live-streamed performances and speeches.   An artivist event in collaboration with C.A.S.T. Live! and Compound Yellow. Celebrate the connections between Earth Day and May Day. Come be inspired by local artists and activists while we raise funds for local environmental and labor history groups. A link will be posted here for the stream.   DONATE TO THE FESTIVAL HERE - **donations...

Healing the Spring: A Closing Ceremony with The Persephone Project

Buttercup Park 4901 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL, United States

EVENT TYPE: OUTDOOR PAGEANT. Join us in the closing of our inaugural festival. Take part in performance and spectacle with the magic of The Persephone Project.Come gather in the open air and breathe. See (half of) the faces of people you know and people you don’t.  Come see a dress that blooms. Trash Piles that come to life and run around....

Free

Short Play Festival with Night Out in the Parks!

Berger Park 6205 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL, United States

https://youtu.be/x3vQkqJ4RNE The event was cancelled due to rain. Enjoy the video of these wonderful productions! THE EVENING PROGRAM "Dreams of Water" by Jeff Jenkins "Orange" by Conor McShane "The Opposite of Love" by Susan Melinda Dunlap "Arcana" by Carson Grace Becker "Weather or Not" by Scott Carter Cooper Directed by: Patrice Egleston Production/Stage Manager: Claire Kaplan Technical Support: Richie Schiraldi...

Free

Middle School Play

New Design High School 350 Grand Street, New York, NY

The end of the Mayan calendar approaches. Where did the teacher go? How far away is the future? Oh shit, here it is.  About this eventCast & Creativewritten and directed by Daniel Holzmanassociate directors Ava Elizabeth Novak and Sam CarberyfeaturingArjun Biju, Sam Carbery, Aja Downing, Nola Latty, Cashel O’Malley, Char Nakashima-Conway, Jonathon Qualls, Anike Sonuga, and Nigel Berkeleyproduction design by...

Free

Readings from the Edge of the World – Night of Short Plays

Theatre 80 St. Mark's 80 St Marks Pl, New York, NY, United States

SHORT PLAYSFROM AROUND THE STATES                          90 MINUTES + DISCUSSIONVENUE: Theatre 80 St Mark's Click for Tickets #eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-333923443007 { border: none; background: red; font-size: 35px; color: #FFF; border-radius: 20px; transition: all 300ms linear; cursor: pointer padding: 0.8em; } #eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-333923443007:hover { background: green; } THE PLAYS The Show Must Go Onby Momo...

Variety Night

Theatre 80 St. Mark's 80 St Marks Pl, New York, NY, United States

Buy Tickets on Eventbrite Click for Tickets #eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-335842492937 { border: none; background: red; color: #FFF; margin: 10px; font-size: 28px; border-radius: 30px; transition: all 300ms linear; cursor: pointer; padding: 1em; } #eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-335842492937:hover { background: green; } A NIGHT of performances at the historic THEATRE 80 from some of New York's greatest artists, including: Louisa Bradshaw International cabaret-ist, singer, songwriter and actress   Joel Landy From...

WROL (Without Rule of Law)

Theatre 80 St. Mark's 80 St Marks Pl, New York, NY, United States

FEATURED FULL LENGTH PLAY READING -MATINEE-                     90 MINUTES + DISCUSSION VENUE: Theatre 80 St Mark's WROL: WITHOUT RULE OF LAW   written by MICHAELA JEFFERY directed by MIA PAK  SYNOPSIS In the garage of her suburban duplex, twelve-year-old Josephine makes apocalypse preparedness videos and posts them to YouTube. Vic takes Jujitsu....

Heavy Pages

Hekate Cafe & Elixir Lounge 167 Avenue B, New York, NY, United States

A SPOKEN WORD event from New York's heavy music community.Poetry - Coffee - Lyrics - Elixirs - Works-in-Progress - Weird Verbal Stuff- Modern Epic  - Rap - Reportage -from Emerging and Established Writers (and check out the bands in Tompkins Square Park before and music at Hekate after) RSVP for Free Catch our other events and see "Without Rule of Law" by Climate Central

Just Us – First Weekend

The Gene Frankel Theatre 24 Bond Street, New York, NY, United States

The 2023 6th Fest's centerpiece production. A collection of scenes, verbatim interviews with leaders and advocates, and other performance arts to tell the story of our planet and what we can do to save it.

Variety Night

The Gene Frankel Theatre 24 Bond Street, New York, NY, United States

A NIGHT of performances at the historic Gene Frankel Theatre from some of New York's finest acts. Written word and poetry, music and movement...part open-mic, part slated performance, climate related or not at all. How can you imagine throwing down for the planet?

How to Blow Up a Pipeline – screening

Mayday Space 176 St. Nicholas Ave, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn

A crew of young environmental activists execute a daring mission to sabotage an oil pipeline.

Just Us – Second Weekend

St. John's Lutheran Church 155 Milton Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States

The 2023 6th Fest's centerpiece production. A collection of scenes, verbatim interviews with leaders and advocates, and other performance arts to tell the story of our planet and what we can do to save it.

Haunted by God: The Life of Dorothy Day

The Catholic Worker - Maryhouse 55 East 3rd ST, New York, NY, United States

An acclaimed one-woman play about the co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, Dorothy Day, who spent 47 years caring for the poor and working for peace.

BALDWIN’S NI$$ER – reading

Balance Arts Center 151 W. 30th St 3rd Floor, New York, NY, United States

Approached by a white stranger offering a million dollars for the Civil Rights Movement, Baldwin invites this friend or foe to his room at midnight.

Potluck in Prospect

Prospect Park Prospect Park - Long Meadow, Brooklyn, NY 11215, NY, United States

Come wrap up the festival with likeminded folk, soon to maybe be friends. Bring a dish to share, chips, beverage, or just bring yourself and the kids for a good time. Bring clothes with holes and tears to be repaired in a mending circle. Take part in frisbee, enjoy some live music, and soak up the sun in Brooklyn's central park. ...

Climate Creatives Club – kickoff event

Brooklyn

JOIN US for the kickoff of a brand new climate creatives group in NYC! Are you looking for the intersection of climate, storytelling, filmmaking, writing, journalism, art, or all of the above? This is the hangout for you. Join us for an afternoon of sharing and networking as we kick off a summit of creatives looking to work on projects around...

Climate Creatives Open Mic

Brooklyn

JOIN US for an open mic social. Share your work. Meet other climate creatives. Sixth Fest is partnering with Climate Cafe and Climate Imaginarium to unite creative people working climate into their art. We will have an open mic for performances, so bring something to share with us! We'll also get into smaller groups to work on projects together. Free drinks and...

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