HRAFF Musical Collaboration Album: The Key of Sea

November 11, 2010

The Key of Sea is a musical collaboration between artists that you know and love (including Sarah Blasko, Tim Rogers, The Cat Empire, Blue King Brown and Urthboy), and artists who have brought their incredible music to this country. All proceeds from the sale of the album will go to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Human Rights Arts and Film Festival and Refugees Survivors and Ex Detainees (RISE). It is a musical collaboration that crosses borders. The album will be available from 11th November. Help to make The Key of Sea the highest selling Australian album, #1 on the ARIA charts. Think deep, dig deep and enjoy a unique musical journey.

Australian Artists Against Apartheid: Concert for Palestine (fundraiser)

October 30, 2010

Promoting the cultural Boycott of Israel as part of the global Boycott Divestment Sanctions Campaign.
Featuring: The Conch, Phil Monsour Band, Rafeef Ziadah, The Brothahood, Fear of a Brown Planet and more. MUA Hall, 54 Ireland Street, West Melbourne From 6.30pm. www.australianbdscampaign.wordpress.com

And… Building Solidarity, Combating Occupation & Apartheid National Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions conference in Melbourne, 29 – 31 October 2010. Visit the BDS Campaign website for more details.

Stop Traffick Charity Launch & Fundraiser TONIGHT!

October 15, 2010

stop.traffick are a recently formed charity launching to raise funds for, and awareness of the devastation trafficking causes women and children in countries around the world. Featuring the generously donated talents of Melbourne favourites The Tiger and Me, the Kimberley’s sweetheart Tash Parker and the stunningly harmonious Hazelman Brothers, please join us 8pm TONIGHT. $10 + BF/ $15. Tickets through Bella Union ticketing. All proceeds will be donated to The Good Day Centre, Cambodia.

What Ken Be Done? – good fashion for good

Can collecting Ken Done be good? What would it look like to wear a different piece of 1980s Australian fashion for one year? What Ken Be Done is Jackie Ruddock’s tribute to Ken Done and other 1980s Australian fashion icons. What Ken Be Done also raises money for The Social Studio – who work with young people from refugee backgrounds living in Melbourne. These young people develop their self-esteem, skills and employment prospects using fashion design as a starting point.