Transition Mar Vista/Venice

Transition Mar Vista/Venice
Transition Mar Vista/Venice projects include Little Free Libraries community build days and Good Karma Gardens pay-it-forward edible gardens. Join us for these activities, as well as many others!

Calendar

EVENTS

Saturday, September 6
Greywater Installation Workshop with Transition Culver City
Email TransitionCulverCity@gmail.com for information

Saturday, September 13, 7:00 p.m. FREE
Eco Movie Night: Green Gold

Sunday, September 14, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Facing the Future with Emotional and Spiritual Maturity
Workshop with Swami Omkarananda and Reverend Peter H. Rood

Tuesday, September 16, 7:00 p.m.
Transition Tuesday at reDiscover Center

Saturday, September 20, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
DIY Upcycled Musical Instruments Workshop with Jen & Barb at 1450 Ocean

Wednesday, September 24, 7:30 p.m.
TMV/V Monthly Steering Committee Meeting

Saturday, September 27
Annual Pesto Day at the Learning Garden

Sunday, September 28, 1:00-4:30 p.m. FREE
Inner Transition Workshop: Talking to Your Neighbor without Being a Jerk!
Soulful Brand co-founder Matt Sloane helps you learn to overcome the internal challenges to conscious and effective communication

OF INTEREST TO MEMBERS

Urgent Gardening: A Citizen Yogi's Call to Action
The Argonaut profiles Swami Omkarananda

Bioneers Annual Conference, San Rafael, CA
Early bird discounted registration ends August 15
October 17-19, 2014

Permaculture Design Certification Program
The founders of Midwest Permaculture lead an 11-week course at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, November 11-21, 2014

A New Parkway Vision for Culver City
Transition Culver City members mobilize to produce a compelling film about sustainable alternatives to wasteful grass parkways

Oneness Media Wins Best Healthy Cities Short Film Award
The New Urban Film Festival recognizes Stephon Litwinczuk's documentary about TMV/V

ONGOING

Good Karma Garden Project—Pay-it-forward edible gardens
Email transitionmarvista@gmail.com for location information

Westside Produce Exchange—One Saturday per month; to join, e-mail westsideproduce@gmail.com
Next exchange: TBD

Our Time Bank—Check OTB's Web site for schedule of events and monthly potluck
Visit ourtimebank.com for details
Next potluck: Saturday, September 13

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta CenterCheck Sivananda's *new* Web site for class schedule and special events
sivanandala.org

Link to PAST EVENTS


12/27/11

Eco-Movie Night: January 2012


A Sea Change
Imagine a World without Fish
EVENT: Saturday, January 14 from 7:00–9:00pm


It’s a frightening premise, and it’s happening right now. A Sea Change follows the journey of retired history teacher Sven Huseby on his quest to discover what is happening to the world’s oceans. After reading Elizabeth Kolbert’s “The Darkening Sea,” Sven becomes obsessed with the rising acidity of the oceans and what this “sea change” bodes for mankind. His quest takes him to Alaska, California, Washington, and Norway as he uncovers a worldwide crisis that most people are unaware of. Speaking with oceanographers, marine biologists, climatologists, and artists, Sven discovers that global warming is only half the story of the environmental catastrophe that awaits us. Excess carbon dioxide is dissolving in our oceans, changing sea water chemistry. The more acidic water makes it difficult for tiny creatures at the bottom of the food web to form their shells. The effects could work their way up to the fish 1 billion people depend upon for their source of protein.

A Sea Change is also a touching portrait of Sven’s relationship with his grandchild Elias. As Sven keeps a correspondence with the little boy, he mulls over the world that he is leaving for future generations. A disturbing and essential companion piece to An Inconvenient Truth, A Sea Change brings home the indisputable fact that our lifestyle is changing the earth, despite our rhetoric or wishful thinking.

A Sea Change is the first documentary about ocean acidification, directed by Barbara Ettinger and co-produced by Sven Huseby of Niijii Films. Chock full of scientific information, the feature-length film is also a beautiful paen to the ocean world and an intimate story of a Norwegian-American family whose heritage is bound up with the sea. (2009)

Followed by community discussion

VENUE:
Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center
13325 Beach Avenue
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
310-822-9642

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