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The Age of Consequences

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EVENT TYPE: DOCUMENTARY STREAM.   Thanks to filmmaker Jared P. Scott, we screened the eye-opening documentary The Age of Consequences  for free to audiences as the very first event of the festival ever!! with a following discussion with four experts from the film.  The Age of Consequences, which you can watch on a number of streaming services right now, is an Emmy®-nominated investigation of how climate...

Free

Crafts, Demos, and More with Local Businesses!

Eco and the Flamingo 4750 N Rockwell St, Chicago, IL, United States

EVENT TYPE: SHOP DAY.Eco and the Flamingo, Chicago's first zero waste store, hosted a full day of demos and activities with eight of the amazing businesses they partner with. Check out the videos below to learn how local Chicago vendors are a huge part of a sustainable future.Crafts and demos presented by: 11 AM : Innertwine Herbs - "Herbalism and Sustainablity" 11...

Imagining a Different Relationship to Earth

Zoom

EVENT TYPE: ZOOM PANEL.https://youtu.be/6SQs55LdQCQDeep within an urban structure like Chicago, how do we make a difference in the climate crisis? How do we individually and collectively make a real difference that is more than just saying “no” to plastic bags? We need to re-imagine our relationship to Earth.Panelists: Trish VanderBeke, Architect at SkyWater Project. Selma Sims, CEO + Head Grower...

Free

First Ascent Morning Yoga

Palmisano Park 2700 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL

This event was cancelled due to rain.   DONATE TO THE FESTIVAL HERE - **donations processed by The Still Point Theatre Collective** We are an entirely unfunded, volunteer effort. Festival staff and presenters are not being paid. Consider contributing so that we may support the wonderful participants' efforts and continue to bring a better festival every year until the climate...

The Bees Knees

Zoom

EVENT TYPE: Zoom Panel. https://youtu.be/jMjYR3afOMABees are a vital part of the fabric of life. And they sure do make it delicious around here. Not only creating honey but pollinating crops and carrying out other functions that impact you and me daily. Find out what wonderful creations can come from this fabulous species, how they work, and why the disappearance of...

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Still Point Theatre Collective Salon

Zoom

EVENT TYPE: Virtual open mic. The company that housed the first meetings of this festival, and which is the festival's fiscal sponsor, brought their monthly salon. In a living-room style open mic, writings, art, music, video, and were shared. *Pieces did not need to be about climate change directly.*   Find out more about Still Point here!   DONATE TO...

Becoming God

Zoom

 EVENT TYPE: Zoom performance and discussion.  https://youtu.be/Q5b6lQiN48MWhen J. Robert Oppenheimer watched the first nuclear bomb go off in an isolated desert of New Mexico, these were the words that came to him from Hindu scriptures: "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds." Although the nuke was his creation, he spent the rest of his life fighting for disarmament and control...

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First Ascent Morning Yoga

Ping Tom Park 1700 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL

Yoga at Ping Tom Park! 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 offered four yoga sessions, free to members and non-members alike. A free one-day climbing pass was offered to non-members, good at any of the gym's...

Vegan Paradise: A Vegan Farmer’s Market

The Plant 1400 W 46th St, Chicago, IL, United States

EVENT TYPE: IN-PERSON MARKET. The Plant holds a farmer's market every Sunday in the summers. We were there with a booth encouraging people to buy local, find out what "closed-loop farming" means, and help support these practices that will ensure a thriving future! Check out our other two events with Bubbly Dynamics/The Plant: Imagining a Different Relationship with the Earth...

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