Thursday, August 9, 2007

"An Inconvenient Truth" Shown Free in Grant Park, 8/22

The Illinois Science Council and Chicago Department of Environment are presenting a free outdoor screening of the documentary film An Inconvenient Truth in Grant Park on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 as part of the ongoing conversation about what scientists can teach us about our planet.

This public showing is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Chicago Climate Exchange with media sponsorship by NBC5, WTMX 101.9FM, and WLIV 100.3FM.

Bring a blanket and bring friends to share the experience! The film will begin at sundown, approximately 8:15 p.m., in Grant Park's Butler Field (Monroe Street & Lake Shore Drive) and runs 95 minutes. Electricity for the film will be through biodiesel fuel and solar power courtesy of Natural Source Energy Systems .

Use the complimentary bike valet service provided by Chicagoland Bicycle Federation (CBF) through its Chase Bank Valet program. Your ride is placed in a secure, enclosed area, so you can leave it money-free and worry- free. NO rain date; cancellation will be due to severe weather only. No pets allowed in the park. The New York Times review of the film can be found here.

h/t: Deb Shore

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