Beach coming soon to Brunswick

Artists Sonja Hornung and Richard Pettifer are bringing the beach to Brunswick to prepare the City of Moreland for the rising sea levels.  Expect the world’s longest ever game of Climate Change “Risk”, a mini-Ute Muster, a new model of democracy through improvised music, and more. Everyone is invited to stand with us on our sunny shore and contribute to the conversation.

Open during daylight hours

Sun Nov27th – Sun Dec 4th

Outside the Mechanics’ Institute

Cnr Glenlyon & Sydney Rds, Brunswick, Melbourne

Further details: brunswickbeach.wordpress.com

The Steaming Toad. Climate change brought to by HG Nelson and Prof Amanda Keller.

Time has moved on and what was once the problem of The Boiling Frog has now become the nightmare of The Steaming Toad. This is climate science at the edge of the stove. In this series, Australia’s foremost frogman, H.G. Nelson, is joined swamp-side by the Professor of Disaster Modelling at Lameroo University, Professor Amanda Keller. Join them as they go head to head with some of the world’s the leading thinkers on climate science.

Short & Girly Comedy Gala

February 12, 2011

Short & Girly is an all-gal comedy gala raising money for the Victorian AIDS Council. A brilliant lineup showcasing some of the finest comic talent in Australia including Julia Zemiro, Denise Scott, Fiona O’Loughlin, Geraldine Quinn, Kate McLennan, Geraldine Hickey, Rachel Berger, Cal Wilson, Zara, plus surprise guests. Big laughs for a great cause! Saturday Feb 12th, 7.30pm at the National Theatre, St Kilda. For more information click here.

JuiceMedia Rap News: News World Order

The news source for the discerning viewer, delivering a bulletin to restore your faith in the fourth estate; make you nod your head to the beat, even as you shake it in disbelief. An off-beat musical, current-affairs programme, ‘Rap News’ is responsible for turning bollocks-news into socio-poetic/comedic analyses which everyone can relate to and understand.

View Episode 4: Wikileaks vs The Pentagon – the WWWAR on the Internet
View Episode 5: WIKILEAKS & the war on journalism
View Episode 6: Wikileaks’ Cablegate: the truth is out there

Rap News is written and created by Hugo Farrant and Giordano Nanni in a home-studio/suburban backyard in Melbourne

Rights by the River – Multicultural Music Festival

December 11, 2010

Rights by the River is a FREE music festival held on the urban north bank of the Yarra River (Outdoors near Signal Youth Space, behind Flinders St Station, Flinders Walk Northbank). With a shining showcase of local hip hop and krump acts, we celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity and make a big noise for human rights.

Rights by the River will be hosted by MC One Sixth and young comedian Nyuol Bol.

Hip hop and krump performances will take you into the warm summer evening featuring: Grrilla Step, Culture Connect, Choi feat. Angeezy, Cornerstone, Believe in the Beat, DJ Mz Rizk, Krump Workshop with Royal Fam.