Movies that Matters presents: Racing Extinction


Otis Movies that Matter series presents a special advance screening of RACING EXTINCTION Tuesday, November 17, 7:00 PM, Otis Forum In RACING EXTINCTION, Academy Award® winning director Louie Psihoyos (THE COVE) assembles a team of artists and activists on a global undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Featuring worldwide projections illuminating New York's Empire State Building and the United [more]

Jasmine Druffner, Sustainability minor student wins 1st Place at ECO Innovator’s Showcase at Metropolitan Water District’s Spring Green Expo

Jasmin Druffner

Jasmin Druffner, a sophomore in Product Design with a minor in Sustainability and founder and “Chief Leaf” of Otis’ Dirty Deeds Garden Club, won first place at the sixth annual ECO Innovators’ Showcase at Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) Spring Green Expo 2015.  Each spring, the MWD invites Southern California college students to showcase their work, not only to help raise awareness regarding sustainability issues, but also to meet like minds, to develop experience talking about their work, [more]

Earth Day Screening of Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson


Save the date! "Movies that Matter" presents a special Earth Day screening of Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson (of "Whale Wars") on Tuesday, April 21, at 7:00PM in the Forum. The film is "..about a man on a mission to save the planet and its [more]

Water Conservation Workshop presented by The Dirty Deeds

FREE Water Conservation Workshop

The Dirty Deeds, Otis Garden Club, is hosting a Water Conservation Workshop for home gardens this Sunday, April 12, from 10:00 - 11:00AM, at the Emerson Community Garden in Westchester. The workshop comes in perfect timing as mandatory water [more]

Film screening of the documentary Urban Fruit directed by Roman Zenz

Urban Fruit a film about urban farmers in Los Angeles

Please join the Dirty Deeds, Otis Garden Club, in welcoming Roman Zenz and his documentary Urban Fruit, to Otis College of Art and Design. Urban Fruit tells the story of a handful of city dwellers growing food in Los Angeles, CA. They are a diverse [more]

LA + WATER: Re-imagining the Los Angeles River


We’re excited to announce the addition of Lewis MacAdams, Otis Graduate Writing Faculty, esteemed poet, and cofounder of Friends of the LA River, to the great line up at LA + WATER: Reimagining the LA River. Lewis will start the afternoon off with a [more]