The corporate media is in crisis. We've always known that corporate media owners prioritise profit over the service of independent journalism, and that this has dire consequences for democracy and social justice. 3CR was formed 41 years ago to counter capitalist media, and we are delivering radio for the people, by the people. In 2017 3CR is Radio for Change. Radio for Change aims to capture the global mood of resistance, and during our annual Radiothon fundraiser we ask all our supporters to donate so that we can stay radical and independent. (Artwork by Aysha Tufa).
On Sunday 28 May the Pan Afrikan Poets Cafe presents Afrika Speaks Back, a pop up matinee of poetry, reggae and performance at Afro Hub, 727, Nicholson Street, North Carlton. From 2-5pm the live event will also be broadcast on 3CR, so join us for a transformative afternoon of celebration. Afrika Speaks Back is a free event, funded by the City of Yarra Community Grants Program, curated and hosted by Sista Zai Zanda and featuring renowned storyteller Alia Gabres and an incredible line up of new and emerging artists. Bookings are essential. Check out the Facebook page for details.
Photo caption: Afrika Speaks Back artists. Back Row (L-R, profile) Elizabeth Etta, Sha Gaze. Back Row (forward) Chido. Middle Row (L-R) Bella Universe, Ntombi Moyo, Christopher J Walker. Front Row: (L-R) Brownsugababe, Sista Zai Zanda. Produced by Ntombi Moyo, photographed by Ashlyn Farenden at The Photo Studio Australia.
Love a bit of healthy competition? Enjoy catching up with friends? Want to meet the Out of the Blue team? Or just want the glory of being the Out of the Blue trivia champions for the year? Come along to Highlander Bar on Wednesday 10 May for Out of the Blue's 3rd Annual Fundraising Trivia Night. You've listened to us on Sunday mornings, now come along and meet the team in person, have a drink or two, and test your knowledge. Get a team together and show off your trivia skills, with all funds raised supporting our Radiothon efforts for 2017. Trivia starts at 6:30pm sharp, so make sure you get there early to take advantage of Highlander's delicious menu and to get a prime table position. For more information and bookings head to the Facebook page.