The Green Ball

February 23, 2013

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The Green Ball is Australia’s first Green Carpet Event – a glamorous celebration of sustainable food, fashion and fun, created by Melbourne’s own sustainable events company, Grassroots Productions.

This new exciting, not to be missed event takes place Saturday 23rd of February 2013, as part of the Sustainable Living Festival calendar. The Green Ball will be held in one of Melbourne’s best kept venue secrets – a stunning bluestone heritage building overlooking the Maribyrnong River, quietly nestled amongst the lush wetlands of Pipemakers Park. This unique venue also offers picturesque views towards Flemington Racecourse and the city, a mere 6km from the CBD.

More Information http://www.thegreenball.com.au/

Transition Film Festival

February 15, 2013 11:00 pm to February 23, 2013 11:00 pm

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Featuring an amazing line-up of films including Matt Damon and Gus Van Sant’s feature narrative Promised Land, the Sundance Institute’s A Fierce Green Fire and the highly anticipated Chasing Ice, the Transitions Film Festival runs from the 15th to the 23rd of February at Federation Square, ACMI and Cinema Nova in Melbourne.

The program features introductions and panel discussions with international filmmakers and Australia’s sustainability leaders. Key guests include: Velcrow Ripper via satellite (Director of Occupy Love), Bob Brown (former leader of The Australian Greens), Anna Rose (AYCC), Drew Hutton (Lock The Gate) and John Wiseman (Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute).

Transitions Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing powerful, inspiring and ground-breaking films from around the world that highlight the awe-inspiring global transformations that are taking place every day. Covering topics such as social entrepreneurship, energy politics, climate change, social justice and technological innovation, the festival hopes to inspire the transition to a sustainable world. Ride your bike to the films and receive cyclist’s concession prices!

More information http://www.transitionsfilmfestival.com/

Share the Spirit 2013

January 26, 2013

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SONGLINES ABORIGINAL MUSIC PRESENTS
SHARE THE SPIRIT 2013
75th Anniversary of the Day of Mourning Protests
– Bart Willoughby – Stiff Gins – Kutcha Edwards – Lee Morgan – Plus more…

… The 2013 Share the Spirit Festival will turn the Treasury Gardens into a thriving hub of Indigenous music, dance and culture on Saturday 26th January as part of Melbourne’s official Survival Day celebrations.

Going Nowhere

November 23, 2012 11:00 am to November 25, 2012 11:00 am November 23, 2012 11:00 am to November 25, 2012 11:00 am

Arts House, Meat Market

Join us over three days at Arts House to explore the different ways that we – as artists and as audiences – can sustainably generate and share creative experiences across the globe.

Without anyone getting on a plane.

Download the Going Nowhere program (PDF, 995kb)

More information http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/ArtsHouse/Program/Pages/GoingNowhere.aspx

Sun Beats Down

November 24, 2012

Sun Beats Down will be Australia’s biggest ever street party powered entirely by solar energy!

The event will entail a gathering of artists, dancers, citizens and Solar Sound systems on bikes, BBQ’s, shopping trolleys, skateboards & trailers that will meet at Federation Square to celebrate music, sustainability, good people & good times.

Details: Federation Square (meeting point) & Birrarung Marr (event site) on Saturday November 24 from 2pm until 9pm.

The Sun Beats Down event is presented as part of the City of Melbourne, Melbourne Music Week Self Made Series. We thank the City of Melbourne for their support and assistance.

United Struggle – Global Justice

November 3, 2012 2:00 am 2:00 am

 

United Struggle -Global Justice Tour CD/DVD Launch
United Struggle Music videos and Documentaries screening from 8pm
Music from 9pm
Performing- Shoeshine Boy from Kenya
Combat Wombat

Apprentice
Burn City Queens
Dj So-fire
Biscotti
Puzzle Jumper
Saca La Mois DJ!!.. more acts to be announced
Entry $10 or $15 with CD
Free entry for those people that donated to United Struggle on Pozible .. come down and get ur free CD on the night..