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

Eco-Pirate

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 oceans", and an action-packed "thrilling and compelling portrait of an ecological warrior". Also speaking will be "Earth Dr. Reese Halter", an award-winning broadcaster and voice for ecology, and a distinguished conservation biologist. Watch the [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 conservation measures are being asked to implement in Southern California in the face of a serious drought. Please join us for this free event! [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

LA+WATER

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]

Break it Make it: What’s in your face wash?

Break it Make It

Creative Action class, Ban the Bottle Abolish the Bag, taught by Lara Hoad in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation, presents Break It Make It, Wed. Nov. 19th 11am-12:30 on the Otis Lawn.   [more]

PALS Summit 2014

PALS-Summit-2014_web

The 2014 Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability (PALS) Summit met Oct. 1-4 at Pratt Institute in NYC. Michele Jaquis, Otis Director of Interdisciplinary Studies and PALS Fellow co-organized the summit with Deb Johnson, Executive [more]

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