The makers of the documentary film Tapped will make a stop at Santa Fe’s Center for Contemporary Arts on Friday, March 26. The film, created by the producing team behind Who Killed the Electric Car? and I.O.U.S.A., exposes the scare tactics and polluting ways of the multibillion dollar bottled water industry. Director Stephanie Soechtig and producer Sarah Olson are in the midst of a cross-country “Get Off the Bottle” tour, driving from New York to L.A. in a translucent container recycling truck. (The containers are translucent, not the truck.) In addition to promoting the film at various independent cinemas, the filmmakers are on a mission to replace America’s disposable plastic water battles with reusable metal ones. Their appearance in Santa Fe is presented in conjunction with Bioneers and Earth Care International. The recycling truck will stop at the Santa Fe Plaza before arriving at the CCA Cinematheque at 6 p.m. The film screening starts at 8 p.m. For more information, log on to ccasantafe.org.
California casting director Jason Wood and New Mexico casting director Kathryn Brink are teaming up for the “LA-ABQ Double-Shot Casting Connection Workshop.” On the weekend of March 27 and 28, these two veteran casting directors will host two full-day workshops for actors interested in going to L.A., staying in New Mexico or working both locations. Participants will be drilled on audition technique, one-on-one readings, scene work, taking redirection, making choices, tools of the trade and more. Spaces are limited and they’re going fast. The workshops are each one-day-only and take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. They will be held at Far Horizons Studio (304 Washington SE). Cost is $150. For more information, call 286-4272, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or log on to thenaturalact.com.
The E.N.D. Is Coming
On Tuesday, March 30, The Black Eyed Peas will invade movie theaters with The E.N.D. World Tour LIVE. The exclusive one-night-only concert event will feature a two-hour performance by the Grammy-winning hip-hop band, live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show will simulcast locally at the Rio 24, Downtown 14 and Cottonwood 16. The lights go down on the Boom Boom Pow at 8:30 p.m. To get secure advance tickets, log on to ncm.com/fathom.
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