LAS VEGAS - Galaxy Theatres, LLC is celebrating Earth Day and the movie opening of Earth on April 22, 2009. Continuing to raise awareness and supporting our local community, Galaxy Cannery is teaming up with The Springs Preserve by providing "Earth" movie prize packages to the winners of their "Green Dreamers Art and Science Fair." This event will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Springs Preserve, located at 333 S. Valley View Boulevard, across from the Meadows Mall.
"We are proud to be a part of this unique event," said Frank Rimkus, chief executive officer for Galaxy Theatres, LLC. "Galaxy Theatres is committed to providing use of our state-of-the-art theatres to support important social issues and reward the individuals who strive to meet the needs of the community."
Earth Day is a celebration to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment. Participants in the Green Dreamers Art and Science Fair are contributing to the celebration by using their artistic skills to express their concerns about current issues, hope for change, or their appreciation for our natural environment through sculpture, video, photography, painting, drawing, or other media. Those more technically inclined are contributing to a more eco-friendly world by presenting their projects for the future. All ages and levels of experience are entered.
Participants have already met the deadline for entry of April 3, 2009. Exhibit judging will take place the day of the event, Saturday, April 25 from 2 - 2:30 p.m. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded for Adult Individual, Adult Group, Youth Individual and Youth Group in both art and science. Judging for science projects will be determined by accuracy, innovation, presentation, potential impact on the environment, use of sustainable material, functionality and feasibility. Judging for art projects will be determined by use of sustainable materials, environmental theme of the project, presentation quality, creativity and potential impact on the audience. One prize in each of the four categories will be awarded, including a Family Four-Pack of movie tickets and popcorn to the Galaxy Cannery Theatre to see the movie Earth.
Earth the movie opens on Earth Day, April 22, 2009. It is a creation of Alastair Fothergill, the award-winning documentarian. As the producer of the television series Planet Earth, he brought rarely seen footage of our planet into audiences' living rooms. Now, as a director, Fothergill is bringing his astounding footage to the big screen. He has done his best to squeeze his view of the world into this 90-minute nature documentary.
Admission to "What on Earth Day" is free. Tickets to the museums and galleries are available at the Springs Preserve box office. Please call the Springs Preserve at (702) 822-7705, or visit www.springspreserve.org, for more information about the event.