A River Runs Through Us

Friday, February 11, 2011
The premiere of the film was an outstanding success. Please see the film's main page for updates and future showings of the film. The United States premiere of this film by Carla Pataky played to a standing-room only crowd at the Point Reyes Film Festival on February 26th and 27th. You can watch the film for free online, and download a free copy for educational or artistic use. The film is available in English or English with Spanish subtitles. The documentary offers a personal and hopeful introduction to one of the biggest threats facing our world's lifelines, as told by the people at the

Artists Respond to Three Gorges

Liu Xiaodong, Newly Displaced Population, 2004
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Liu Xiaodong, Newly Displaced Population, 2004 Photo and Homepage Image by Jeff Kelley Join us for the International Day of Action for Rivers on March 14 with an evening of music, dialogue, art and activism. No single dam project has displaced as many people as Three Gorges in China. While the numbers are staggering, the individual stories often get left out. Drawing on these experiences of displacement, artists in China and abroad have used various mediums to convey the anger, frustration and hope of workers, villagers, and farmers. What role do artists play in the debate around displacemen

Join International Rivers as We Bid a Fond Farewell to Paddy McCully

After 17 years with International Rivers (the last five as our Executive Director) our fearless leader is leaving to become Executive Director of Black Rock Solar, a non-profit based in San Francisco that installs solar panels while also doing clean energy advocacy, art and education. Join us at the David Brower Center for a party to celebrate Paddy's and International Rivers' many great years of dam-fighting. You don't want to miss it! Purchase tickets at the door. Celebrate with us. Friday, January 28, 2011Doors open 7:00 pm Program begins promptly at 7:15 pm The David Brower Center

Yoga Benefit for International Rivers in Mill Valley, California

Erika Trice, yoga instructor
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Join yoga instructor Erika Trice at Yoga Works in Mill Valley, California for a yoga benefit. Erika Trice, yoga instructor Erika will lead a 1.5 hour yoga class followed by refreshments and a short presentation on 3 nonprofit organizations doing great work around the world -- including International Rivers. This class is open to all levels. All money donated will go to Club 1000 , One World Children’s Fund and International Rivers. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11 2:00-4:00pm Venue: yogaworks, 650 East Blithedale, Mill Valley $20 Suggested Minimum Donation (cash or check only) Register by ca

Damming Shangrila: Dam Building and Security in the Himalayas

Join well-known journalist Isabel Hilton at the University of San Francisco for discussion and analysis of dam building in the Himalayan region, followed by Q&A and a reception. Isabel Hilton is the founder and CEO of China Dialogue. A veteran journalist and China expert, she has worked for The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Guardian, and The New Yorker. She is perhaps best known for her book, The Search for the Panchen Lama. The Third Pole -- the Himalayan region so named because it is the largest reserve of water outside the Poles -- is prone to earthquakes, subject to tensions bet

Event: Aug 25 - Water, Rivers and People / Agua, Ríos y Pueblos Closing Reception

Join the David Brower Center, International Rivers, and Madera group for the closing reception of the photo exhibit Water, Rivers, and People / Agua Rios, y Pueblos. Have a drink with us and join a tour of the photo exhibit led by International Rivers' Executive Director, Patrick McCully. Reception begins at 5:30pm. Photo tour begins at 6:15pm. This event is free. Please RSVP. Contact Karolo Aparicio (karolo@internationalrivers.org or 510 848 1155, ext. 301) to inquire about invitations or RSVP here. Water, Rivers, and People / Agua Rios, y Pueblos The result of a collaboration between num

Intern & Volunteer Party and Open House

Jill (Communications Intern), Lia (Bookkeeper) and Ian (Web Producer) getting silly before our 25th Anniversary on June 4, 2010
On Wednesday, August 25, starting at 4:30pm please join International Rivers at our office for a special celebration honoring our interns and volunteers! If you've ever interned or volunteered with us, this party's for you. Your help has been so valuable to us. We'd be honored if you could join us! Jill (Communications Intern), Lia (Bookkeeper) and Ian (Web Producer) getting silly before our 25th Anniversary on June 4, 2010 So, drop by our office on Wednesday, August 25 at 4:30 pm for snacks and drinks and then stick around. At 5:30pm, we're going to go downstairs to the Hazel Wolf Gallery

Running Dry: A Journey from Source to Sea Down the Colorado River

National Geographic explorer and author Jonathan Waterman hosts a lecture and book signing for his new book, Running Dry: A Journey from Source to Sea Down the Colorado River. The book chronicles Jonathan's epic and unprecedented 1,450-mile-journey of discovery. He will show – through striking photography and in-depth research – the little-known shrinking pains of America's most iconic whitewater river. New Belgium Brewery will host a reception before and after the presentation. When: Thursday, September 9 Doors open at 6pm.Presentation begins promptly at 7pmWhere: The Kinsey Room, 1s

Gallery MP Exhibit and Avatar Movie Poster Sale to Defend the Xingu

Our friends at Gallery MP in Toronto, Canada are selling movie posters (including a poster autographed by James Cameron, Sigourney Weaver, and Zoe Zaldana) and donating 30% of the proceeds to support our campaign to protect the Xingu from the destructive Belo Monte Dam. Posters are for sale at the gallery and online. The exhibit and sale run from April 17 through May 20. Click here for more information on the campaign to protect the Xingu.

Wild River Dance: Celebrating 25 Years of International Rivers

On Friday evening June 4, 2010, join International Rivers at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California as we look back on 25 years of successes and celebrate a future of free flowing rivers. Join old friends and make new ones. Enjoy delicious organic food and drinks and dance the night away with us! VIP reception begins at 6:00 pm. Main event begins at 7:00 pm. For reservations, please order online or contact: Karolo Aparicio at +1 510.848.1155 ext. 301 This event is sold out! There may be cancellations and there may be tickets at the door.


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