LAVA Center offering Gallery Cafe
GREENFIELD — The LAVA Center at 324 Main St. will host a LAVA Gallery Cafe on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m.Play reading series focused on climate change begins
GREENFIELD — The LAVA Center’s series of short climate change plays, collectively titled “A Global Green New Deal,” opens on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 11:30 a.m. at 324 Main St. This program of five plays brings the voices of playwrights from Canada, Chile, Malaysia, the Philippines and the United States to local audiences.
According to a LAVA Center press release, each session will be moderated by a local playwright who has participated in previous Climate Change Theater Action readings and productions. The readings will be followed by discussion of the issues addressed in the plays, of how those issues play out locally and about what we can do to combat climate change.
On Saturday, Oct. 2, JuPong Lin will moderate. Topics identified by the playwrights in the first set include economic inequality, uprising, environmental justice, noise pollution, clean air, clean water, connecting to nature, Antarctica, climate deniers, Mumbai and Chile.
Volunteers from the audience are encouraged to participate in reading the lines, the release states. No previous acting experience is required.
“A Global Green New Deal” is funded in part by Greening Greenfield.