1990s - celebrate history week with 3CR

Have you got a copy of the station's stunning anniversary book: 'Radical Radio: Celebrating 40 Years of 3CR'? Celebrate history week by buying a piece of your own history. Or snap one up for a friend or family member for Christmas, and ask your local library to get a copy! For $49.50 you can purchase the book online, or at the station during business hours. 

Do you know the difference between entomology and etymology?

Your pleiosaurs from your pterosaurs?

Well brush up because the Lost in Science trivia night is on again for national science week! Come along to support 3CR and independent community radio.

Tickets http://lostinsciencetrivia2016.eventbrite.com.au/

The Boite World Music Cafe is hosting a fundraiser event to support The Boite's program 'Music Sans Frontieres' on 3CR. Join Serbian folk singers Prelo, Bolivian pan pipe marching band Zampoñistas, Singer/ songwriter Bruce Watson, Phoenix Choir, women’s choir Breathing Space, Zimbabwean spoken word artist Sista Zai Zanda and storyteller and songwriters, a colourful night of music, poetry and storytelling. Tickets:

Hands Off Aboriginal Kids

Last Saturday thousands of people rallied around Australia to protest against the brutal treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids in custody. Listen in to an hour-long special produced by Monday Breakfast's Greg Rolles with speakers and community members at the rally, or check out today's Black Block to hear the call for action from WAR. Listen now.

3CR Position Vacant - Program Coordinator

We have a position available as the Program Coordinator at 3CR. The role of the Program Coordinator is to manage all aspects of programming at the station including special programming such as International Women’s Day, Survival Day, and May Day. The Program Coordinator reports to the Station Manager and is employed by the Committee of Management of the Community Radio Federation. This is a permanent, full-time position (35 hours per week, nine day fortnight with an RDO). Applications close 9am Monday 1 August. Check out the attached position description here. For further information please contact Marian McKeown via stationmanager@3cr.org.au or by phoning 9419 8377.

'Fallout' film fundraiser

ON TOMORROW! 'Fallout' is the stunning Lawrence Johnston documentary about Neville Shute's end of the world nuclear holocaust film 'On the Beach' shot in 1959 in Melbourne. See Melbourne before the skyscrapers, see Ava Gardner and Gregory Peck gambolling on Brighton Beach, and remember the frightening feeling of Nuclear War that is still ever-present. Special film screening for Showreel Thursday 28 July at 7pm upstairs at 3CR Community Radio, 21 Smith Street Fitzroy.

Queering the Air fundraiser

Join us for a celebration of all things Queer with a night of music, art and poetry at Hares and Hyenas, 63 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, on Saturday 30 July from 7.30pm. Help raise funds for Queering the Air and celebrate Queer Artists and Radio, all welcome. Tickets are $10, $15, $20 (sliding scale, no-one will be turned away). Get your tickets online or at the door.

Beyond the Bars 2016

Each year 3CR celebrates NAIDOC Week with a series of special broadcasts and projects. 2016 marks 15 years on air for the Beyond the Bars project and each weekday you can hear from the men and women in the prison system as they takeover the airwaves and share their thoughts and aspirations. On Wednesday Breakfast we'll replay the Lisa Bellear exhibition broadcast from the Koorie Heritage Trust hosted by Viv Malo and featuring curators Destiny Deacon and Virginia Fraser. On Wednesday at 11am join NAIDOC Patron Robbie Thorpe for Fire First. Download the Beyond the Bars poster. Download the Beyond the Bars Media Release

Close to You: The Lisa Bellear Picture Show

As a broadcaster Lisa Bellear was known as a regular 3CR host co-founding Not Another Koori Show and presenter of Beyond the Bars. In celebration of her years as a powerful broadcaster join us in the gallery at the Koorie Heritage Trust - home of the exhibition Close to You: The Lisa Bellear Picture Show - for a live broadcast with Viv Malo and guest curators Kim Kruger, Virginia Fraser and Destiny Deacon. A string of guests will join us for the afternoon talking all things close to Lisa. Sunday 26 June 3.30 - 5pm at the Koorie Heritage Trust, Yarra Building, Federation Square.

Pan Afrikan Poets

This Sunday 19 June from 4-7pm the Pan Afrikan Poets Café broadcasts live from the station at 21 Smith Street, Fitzroy. 'Revelations And Radical Radio' is a 3-hour live-to-air program of spoken word and music featuring new, cutting edge and classic First Nations and Afrikan storytelling and conscious reggae music. Hosted by Sista Zai Zanda and Dub Reggae Selector, Third Culture, 'Revelations And Radical Radio' is a unique broadcast and fundraiser for 3CR in celebration of 40 years of Radical Radio. Studio audience can buy $20 ticket on the door (subject to availability) or $10 pre-sale ticket online. Listeners can simply make a donation to 3CR.

Radiothon 2016
3CR's Radiothon is on NOW and it's time to donate to keep independent, community-owned and community-controlled radio on the airwaves. It's our 40th birthday and we hope you can dig deep to support the programs and volunteers that keep the station going. Donate now! Read more, or download the poster.