Gasland at historic Texas Theatre in Dallas next Wednesday

The Dallas Observer in conjunction with The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League are sponsoring a one night only showing of the 2011 Academy Award nominee
GASLAND at the historic Texas Theatre, 231 West Jefferson on Wednesday, June 29th. The screening begins at 7:30 pm
Prior to  the screening, there will be musical entertainment provided by The Dallas Family Band beginning at 7:00 pm  The musical group was recently featured at the first
Dallas City Hall plaza event created by The Better Block Project.

The evening will be hosted by both Dallas city council members, Delia Jasso:District 1 and Scott Griggs: District 3.
There will be a short question and answer format immediately after the screening moderated by Dallas Observer editor, Robert Wilonsky.

The film once again comes to Dallas, while the city of Dallas begins to create a gas drilling task force with a goal of making recommendations to the city council to re write the current gas ordinance. Questions about the effect of shale gas drilling on our environment continue to make news everyday. This film shows one man’s quest to find exactly what is happening across the US in it’s search for alternative energy supplies. Portions of the film were filmed in the Dallas Fort Worth area and features EPA region 6 administrator Al Armendariz.

This event is also being supported by the following Dallas environmental citizen groups:

Dallas Area Residents for Responsible Drilling
Downwinders at Risk
Dallas Sierra Club
FracDallas
Texas Campaign for the Environment
Texas Oil and Gas Accountability Project/Earthworks
The Better Block Project

For more information: Raymond Crawford:312-504-9222

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