In Venice…G2-Gallery-LOGO

Tonight kicks off G2 Gallery’s 3rd annual G2 Green Earth Film Festival, which will showcase 23 eco-conscious films from all over the world. The event runs through next weekend (Fri/Sat). See our Upcoming Events Page for a full listng of dates and films.

The festival, which was founded to bring together environmentally minded filmmakers from all levels of experience, will screen both feature-length documentaries and shorts over two weekends. For the first time, the festival will be awarding prizes; $500 for the Best Short, $1000 for the Best Feature, and $1000 to the winner of the Gottlieb Award for Environmental Excellence for top overall film.

G2-FilmFEST-littlegirl-Main film: Project Wild Thing at 8 p.m. (see still)

The five-member handpicked jury selected the award winners:
Jason Fitzpatrick – photographer, filmmaker, participant in 2014 G2 Green Earth Film Festival
Michael Kerns – internationally exhibited photographer, conservationist
Michael Miner – award-winning screenwriter, filmmaker, photographer; writer of Robocop (1987)
Deia Schlosberg – director, producer at Pale Blue Dot Media
Annie White – award-winning documentary filmmaker, founder of PlayBow Studios


G2-FilmFEST-MedicineoftheWolfEach evening will include screenings, a free open bar, food and celebratory parties or panels, and will benefit a thematically linked nonprofit partner. There will also be special events, performances, discussions and more.  The event will feature 25 International Environmentally-Focused Movies. Panels and Parties with Free Food, Beer and Music…plus $2,500 to be Awarded to Best Films

As always there is a suggested donation (this time $5.00) for entrance to this event. This includes complimentary valet, appetizers, popcorn and opening night party from 7-8 p.m. featuring live music by the Will Brahm Duo.

-Benefits The Bay Foundation

What: Opening reception
Where: The G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice,90291
When: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm


In Santa Monica…

haleARTS offers a group exhibition featuring the art of Phyllis Miller, Drake Shannon and Juliana Zhu. haleARTS S P A C E, 2443 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405;


In the Valley…

Joes-all-AMericanBar-LOGOHead to Joe’s Bar & Grill in Burbank. Good food and a large dance floor….so bring your dancin’ shoes.

Tonight, enjoy Tina Michelle and the Rhinestone Cowboys

No cover.

What: Live music
Where: Joe’s Bar & Grill, 4311 West Magnolia Boulevard Burbank, CA 91505
When: 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phone: (818) 729-0805