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THIS SUNDAY! Legendary Choreographer Elaine Summers Returns to Solar One with Skytime

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Skytime 2014 / Moon Rainbow is an ongoing series of collaborative Intermedia artworks conceived in 1982 by choreographer, filmmaker, and Intermedia pioneer, Elaine Summers. The project explores the collaborative process with emphasis on the interrelationship between art and technology. Summers’ SKY works have seen many incarnations, varying from site-specific multi-disciplinary performance events, to a web-based concept artwork (skytime.org) – all of which are based on the sky as the origin and continuum of time in the human experience.

For the history of this project, please visit: http://skytime.org/skytime_history.html

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Intro to Green for Coops & Condos: Meeting Your Building’s Special Needs

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How can I make my heating system quieter? Reduce my bills? Eliminate drafts? Stop smelling foul smells from my neighbors?

In this educational evening, you will learn some basic building science and solutions to your heat and comfort problems, techniques for working with your building residents, and state monies available to help make everything work better.

October 1
6:30-9:30pm
at NYSERDA
1359 Broadway bet 36th and 37th Sts

Attend as our guest for FREE by using the discount code “Solar1″ when you register here.

Clean EC Panel Series Returns Sept 22 with The Utility Business Model: Evolution or Revolution?

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After more than a century of thinking in a certain way about electricity and how it is delivered and sold, things are changing. Every day seems to herald a new milestone in renewable energy, and in distributed generation in particular. The role and leverage of the utilities seems like its about to undergo a fundamental change, and in New York State, the NY Sun Initiative is poised to invest never-before-seen sums into expanding the use of solar power through community solar initiatives and microgrid projects.

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Catch & Release Fishing at Solar 1 on Saturday September 13

S1FD2012_GoFishCome to Solar One for your last chance to try fishing in the East River until next summer! Our friends at Lower East Side Ecology Center will be bringing over everything you’ll need to learn to bait, cast, reel in and unhook a fish. Whatever we catch will be ion display in a tank until the end of the event, so kids and adults can check them out up close. In past years, we’ve caught bluefish, bass and a crab.

Event starts at 11am and goes until 1pm, and kids of all ages are invited. RSVP to daisy[at]solar1[dot]org.

Solar One Family Day: NYC Wildflower Week Interactive Plant Fair on May 17

NYCWW_2014Families and kids of all ages are invited to Solar One to celebrate NYC Wildflower Week, an extravaganza of native plant events around the city. For our 2014 Interactive Plant Fair, we’ll be potting native wildflower plants for you to take home, making seed bombs, creating flower costumes and masks and coloring wildflower pictures.

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Go Fish! a Big Hit, As Always

go-fish-2A gray and overcast afternoon didn’t dull the excitement of last Saturday’s culmination of the 2013 Family Day series. With help from Dan Tainow of the Lower East Side Ecology Center, visitors to Solar 1 learned to string poles, bait hooks, and cast their lines into the East River for an urban taste of catch-and-release fishing.

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