[SPN-Discussion] Invitation Sep27-Oct27: Creative Climate Awards

Tara DePorte tara at humanimpactsinstitute.org
Thu Sep 15 06:53:18 PDT 2016

As a part of Climate Week NYC for the sixth year, we are excited to
announce our line-up for this year's Creative Climate Awards
<http://www.humanimpactsinstitute.org/cca2016>.  Please, see below for a
listing of all of the events (Sept 27-Oct 27).  All are FREE and
open-to-the-public.  RSVP is strongly suggested for all events as we are
usually at capacity.

Thanks and feel free to share widely!



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Experience Creative Climate Awards

[image: Britta Stephen_40x60_Salt 2]Join us for our sixth Creative Climate
Awards, an annual series of events that showcase artists creating
climate-inspired, public works. Our Creative Climate Awards program uses
creativity to share knowledge, broaden the climate conversation, educate,
and incite action. See the special events for #CCA2016 below.

*Exhibit Days/Hours*

*FREE and open to the public*
September 27-October 27th, 2016
Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30pm
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
1 East 42nd Street, NY, NY 10017
*Contact us for guided visits>>*

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Creative Climate Awards Opening Party
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*Image: "Wake Up and Smell the Coffee" by Vangeline Dance Theatre*

Help us celebrate the opening of this highly anticipated exhibit with
drinks, conversation, performance, and an inspiring exhibit of over 40
international artists inspiring climate action with their works. The
Opening will also feature interactive and performance art pieces done by
participating artists Vangeline Dance Theater, Mechthild Schmidt Feist, and
Danielle Baudrand.

*Tuesday, September 27, 2016*
*6:30 PM to 8:30 PM *
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
1 East 42nd Street, NY, NY 10017
*FREE.  RSVP highly recommended>>
Film: Merchants of Doubt
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Start the night with "Urban Tumbleweed", a live performance from the
Vanessa Long Dance Company. Stay for a screening of documentary, *Merchants
of Doubt

*Thursday, October 6, 2016 *
*6:30 PM to 8:30 PM *
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
*FREE.  RSVP highly recommended>>*

"Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, exposes a
secretive group of "highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who
present themselves in the media as scientific authorities – yet have the
contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public
threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change"
(Participant Media).

*Thanks to our partners at Participant Media for supporting this event. *
"MR. MYSTERY" A Climate Jazz Opera
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Join us for a dance-in-your-seats night of music with "Mr. Mystery", a
one-of-a-kind jazz opera, in which the legendary
composer/bandleader/thinker is summoned back to life to save the earth from
the apocalypse brought on by global warming. Stay for networking and Q&A
with the performers.

*Thursday, October 13, 2016 *
*6:30 PM to 8:30 PM *
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
1 East 42nd Street, NY, NY 10017
*FREE. RSVP Highly recommended>>*

Scored for the so-called 'virtuoso band' (NYC Jazz Record), the Eco-Music
Big Band, this work is a unique cross-genre work: uniting free-jazz big
band writing, operatic singing, and vocal/instrumental improvisation allows
for a free-wheeling performance that proves to be exciting and engaging. The
Eco-Music Big Band is a 16-piece, multigenerational and unique big band
that includes some of the nation's most acclaimed jazz musicians (such as
bass trombonist David Taylor, drummer Zack O'Farrill, and trumpeter Adam
A Night of Shorts and Live Music
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*Image: Segment of "Migrations des Arthropodes" by Dominique Paul*

Join us for an incredible lineup of short films and live music that will
make you stop and think about your impacts in mysterious, beautiful ways.

*Thursday, October 20, 2016 *
*6:30 PM to 8:30 PM *
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
1 East 42nd Street, NY, NY 10017
*FREE.  RSVP highly recommended>>*

*Performances and screenings include:* "Oceans Eat Cities," composed by
contributing artist Neil Rolnick and performed by youth quartet: This Side
Up from Face the Music; Honeychild Coleman's climate-inspired songs,
including "Rockaway Resilience", and a series of short films discussing and
exploring action on climate change screened by contributing domestic and
international artists Sara Koppel, Yael Toren, Dominique Paul, Alejandra
Corral de la Serna, Denes Ruzsa and Fruzsina Spitzer, and Maxi Cohen.
Creative Climate Awards Closing Party
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*Image: "Wood Bison" by Rachel Frank*

Join us as we close this inspiring month-long exhibit in true October style
- with a Halloween themed celebration! *Show up in your best costume* and
see the submissions one last time, along with interactive and performance
art works presented by participating artists Amy Youngs, Rachel Frank, and
Alicia Escott.

*Thursday, October 27, 2016*
*6:30 PM to 8:30 PM*
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
1 East 42nd Street, NY, NY
*FREE.  RSVP highly recommended>>

This is also your chance to be among the first to witness the announcement
of this year's Creative Climate Awards finalists - and with the help of our
judges, one lucky artist will go home with the $2,000 grand prize.
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*Congratulations #CCA2016*
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*Thanks for your support!*
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Congratulations to all of the selected Creative Climate Awards
participating artists, including: Marie Incontrera, Sara Koppel, Yael
Toren, Dominique Paul, Alejandra Corral de la Serna, Denes Ruzsa, Maxi
Cohen, Neil Rolnick, Vangeline Dance Theater, Mechthild Schmidt Feist,
Danielle Boudrand, Honeychild Coleman, Alicia Escott, Vanessa Long, Vikram
Arora, Martin Kalanda, Karen stabenow, Danielle Baudrand, Michael
Fischerkeller, Vincent Romaniello, Marta Monge, Melissa Fleming, Kenneth
Burris, Carolina Arévalo, Julie Bahn, Ed Ambrose, Britta Stephen, Shelley
Haven, Joyce Ellen Weinstein, Rachel Frank, Kristen Haskell, Peim (Deimion)
(ven der) Sloot, Kathryn Frund, Shira Toren, Ana Gabriela Ynestrillas,
Ellen Alt, Heather McMordie, Fariba Rahnavard, Julian Lorber, Kaiser Kamal,
Yoon Cho, Clark Rendall, Lars Vilhelmsen, Alexandros Simopoulos, Laura
Ballantyne-Brodie, and Anna Borrie.

Image: "Weeping Willow 2" by Julian Lorber
*This year’s judges are: *Amy Purssey, Lisa Kim, Edward Granger, Blanca
Juti, Nina Edwards and Emma Zinsmeister.
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The Creative Climate Awards is a mostly volunteer-led, annual series of
free events from the Human Impacts Institute
Like what you see?  Help us keep it going! Donate>>
Thanks to the Taipei Economic Cultural Office in NYC and the Global Crisis
Information Network, Inc
for their support.
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