Doxa CJM Green City event features Rebar, 4/5/12 @ 6:30pm
Rebar’s Blaine Merker is a featured speaker at the Contemporary Jewish Museum’s next gallery talk, Green City “Mix Tape”, on April 5th at 6:30pm. (Rebar’s “Nomadic Grove” is part of the Do Not Destroy exhibition, and can be seen in Jessie Square outside the museum.) From the event’s website:
San Francisco is on the forefront of green city design, adapting new ways to integrate urban life with the need for beauty, open space, and beneficial habitats. Envision the city of the future through a live mix of short and captivating talks by artists, designers, architects, and environmentalists. Hear from urban birding champion Dominik Mosur, who opens our eyes to the birds that migrate through San Francisco; Rebar’s Blaine Merker, sharing the vision behind the Parklet movement; Adam Berman, executive director of Urban Adamah, connecting Jewish values to urban agriculture; SPUR’s Ben Grant on green building density; and artist Topher Delaney on medicinal and edible urban gardens. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought.