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Science & Climate Change: A Series of Events in Celebration of the Marches

Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Center for Earth Ethics.

The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Climate Working Group have partnered with Dupont Underground to curate a series of events leading up to the March for Science on Washington (April 22) and The People’s Climate Change March (April 29). The full schedule is available here.

Thursday, April 20, 7pm – 9:30pm: [Gearing Up]

Poetry X Posters

Featuring: Jane Hirshfield, Kate Daniels, Jennifer Chang, and Sarah Browning. NYC’s Amplifier Foundation artist posters will be distributed.

TICKETS (partner promo code: MFS2017DC)

Friday, April 21, 7pm – 9:30pm: [Energize!]

Art X Advocacy

Hosted by speaker Michael Dorsey (Senior Program Officer for Sustainability, US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine). An event for adults, kids, and families led by artist Mary Ting. Panel featuring Mary Ting, The Illuminator Collective, and Cleo Barnett (Amplifier Foundation). Poster making & distribution of NYC’s Amplifier Foundation artist posters.

TICKETS (partner promo code: MFS2017DC)

Saturday, April 22: [Celebrate!]

Music X Science, 7pm – 9:30pm

A conversation with DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller), Gavin Schmidt (Director of the Goddard Institute for Space Science/NASA), Jerome Whitington (NYU), and Valorie Aquino (March for Science Co-Chair), moderated by Karen Holmberg (Institute for Public Knowledge, NYU).

Sounds of Science, 10pm – 1am

DJ Dance Party led by DJ Spooky

TICKETS (partner promo code: MFS2017DC)

Sunday, April 23, 10am – 12pm: [Relax]

Meditation X Science

Relax following the March in a immersive and special Gong bath meditation led by DC’s own Take Five Meditation

Thursday, April 27, 7pm – 9:30pm: [Gearing Up]

Art X Advocacy

Join us for a special climate storytelling training with Climate Reality Project’s Climate Speakers Network’s Jill Leaness. Then stay for a discussion with Climate Reality Project’s Climate Speakers Network Director Doug Glancy and artist Rosemary Feit Covey. Postermaking materials will be provided.

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Friday, April 28, 7pm – 9:30pm: [Energize!]

Art X Advocacy

Join host Michael Dorsey (Senior Program Officer for Sustainability, US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine) as he speaks with artist Mary Ting, The Illuminator Collective’s Chris Rogy, artist Christian A. Mendoza, Director of the Great Whale Conservancy Michael Fishbach, and Aaron Huey of The Amplifier Foundation as they discuss art and design in relation to advocacy and climate change. Postermaking materials and Amplifier Foundation posters for the People’s Climate March will be available.

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Saturday, April 29: [Celebrate!]

Poetry X Climate Change, 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Relax with an After March program of Poetry and Advocacy, highlighting the issues, concerns, and work of poets and climate activists at the Dupont Underground arts space hosted by poet Sarah Browning (Split this Rock). Performances will feature poet and activists Lyla June Johnston (Center for Earth Ethics), Reverend Leo Woodberry, and Mindahi Crescencio Bastida Muñoz.

Speakers will include Karenna Gore (Director, Center for Earth Ethics), Catherine Flowers (Director of Environmental Justice and Civic Engagement, Center for Earth Ethics), and Nicholas Mirzoeff (Visual Cultures, NYU).

Art from The Illuminator Collective, and artists Mary Ting, Rosemary Feit Covey, Arrin & Kia of Wollam Gardens, and Christian A. Mendoza, and others will be on display.

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Sounds of Science, 10pm – 1am

Relax with fellow marchers to the sounds of the DJ Dance Party led by Byzar. Art from The Illuminator Collective, and artists Mary Ting, Rosemary Feit Covey, Arrin & Kia of Wollam Gardens, and Christian A. Mendoza, and others will be on display.

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Image: The Illuminator Collective. Race Against Time, Video Still, 2017. Courtesy of artists.

Venue: Dupont Underground
Address:
1500 19th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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