Events for March 27, 2014
This tour provides a general overview of Cuba’s agroecological transition and the institutions and resources put into place to make this dramatic shift possible. We will see firsthand what happens when national policy prioritizes organic farming. The transformation of Cuban… Read more » Find out more »
The Bioeconomy Conference will highlight economic and policy issues related to biofuel and various biotechnologies in agriculture. Sessions will address biofuel policies and their implications, in particular, the future of biofuel policies (e.g., the renewable fuel standards in the United… Read more » Find out more »
$15 general $10 seniors (ages 65+) and students, with current ID $6 youth, ages 9–17 Free for children 8 and under and for OMCA Members.
This unique exhibition of film and video from Prelinger Archives—a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films—explores how the San Francisco Bay and the surrounding region was captured by amateur, professional and industrial camera people. Bay… Read more » Find out more »
This class will provide a basic understanding of solid-state lighting technology; how LEDs work; their advantages (efficacy and lifetime) as well as disadvantages (heat and cost). The relationship between lifetime, reliability and economics will be discussed, as well as standards… Read more » Find out more »
Panel discussion featuring: Carl Anthony: Cofounder of Urban Habitat and Breakthrough Communities Miya Yoshitani: Executive director at the Asian Pacific Environmental Network Saru Jayaraman: Co-founder and co-director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United …and more TBA participants from Bay Are Movements… Read more » Find out more »
Film and Reception: $75; Film only: $20.
Join us for the screening of Sacred Land Film Project’s new documentary film exploring indigenous shamans of the Altai Republic, Russia (southern Siberia) and the Winnemem Wintu of northern California, who find common ground resisting government megaprojects. Reception at 7pm,… Read more » Find out more »
Tickets required from box office. Students admitted free. General $10, senior citizens $5.