Local Communities

Life is waiting - fundraiser

The Breakfast teams are holding a film screening Fundraiser on Saturday 13 October, 5.30pm for a 6pm start. LOOP Project Space & Bar, 23 Meyers Pl, Narrm (Melbourne). Come along to the screening of Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara, followed by a post-show live panel discussion featuring Kamal Fadel from the Australian Western Sahara Association and Tarneen Onus-Williams, Yigar-Gunditjmara, Bindal, Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung and Torres Strait Islander community organiser and writer. Tickets are $15 waged, $5 unwaged, at the door. Facebook event 

3CR Film Fundraiser

Bring your friends for a movie night out at 3CR’s screening of the new political comedy ‘Pride’ on Thursday 6 November. Set in the Margaret Thatcher’s England in the summer of 84, ‘Pride’ is the story of how a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists join forces with the National Union of Mineworkers to raise money to support the strikers' families. 

Done By Law trivia night Friday 21 October

Trivia is BACK baby! That's right, Done By Law's legendary trivia night returns to light up the social calendars of the best and brightest minds in Melbourne. Expect another evening of sparkling wit, cunning competition and of course, the glorious glory of sweet sweet victory (which could be yours by the way). This your first year? Welcome!! You might just be the best among us, but you'll have to strut your stuff to prove it!  And yes, before you faint - the competition will end, as it always does, with limbo, and it will be fabulous. Why are we assembling you ask? To raise much needed funds for the incredible 3CR, the fiercely grassroots radio station which hosts Done By Law. Friday 21 October at Collingwood Town Hall. More information and tickets here

Greek Resistance Bulletin fundraiser

Come along to Cafe Gummo for a night of Rembetiko/Latin music to keep Greek Resistance Bulletin on the air broadcasting dissident voices in the capitalist media hellscape. Performers on the night include a rembetiko ensemble featuring Alexander Petropoulos, Paul Dounias, Joseph Tsombanopoulos, Katerina Stevens (pictured) and Rosco Heck. Supporting them on the night will be Oscar Poncell. Wednesday 7 September from 8pm, 711 High Street, Thornbury, $10 entry. Event details here.

3 Songs for 3CR

Each year singers and artists gather to present a fundraising concert to support the station. After a hiatus of two years, '3 Songs for 3CR' is back on the calendar for a cluster of singers and performers who gladly support the work of the station. For listeners looking for an alternative perspective, or the voices of the unrepresented, 3CR, is the place to go. For musicians, Music Sans Frontieres, presented by The Boite, and the host of other music programs offer airplay and opportunities nowhere else available. This year’s event is at 1 Mark St. North Fitzroy, on Friday 26 August. Four community choirs and several artists from The Boite’s newest project, Portfolio, are joining forces to fill a night with song. Enjoy songs and tunes from Sonidos Del Alma, Gorani, Mixed Drinks, Pal Mar, Feel Good Choir, Pratik Saurav. Come along and support them, and Melbourne’s boldest community broadcaster. '3 Songs for 3CR', 7:30pm, Friday 26 August, 1 Mark St. North Fitzroy, entry $25, $20 concession. For bookings head to www.boite.com.au

Thursday 4:00pm to 4:30pm
August
Casting a critical eye over the world of sport.
Creatures of the Industry
Sunday 9:30am to 10:00am
August
A project by the Concrete Gang, recording the history of the building and construction industry in Melbourne since the 1960s, as remembered by those who built this city and helped establish the industrial landscape we work in today.
Wednesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
July
Voice at the Table ensures that people with cognitive disabilities have a real and equal voice at the table.
Homeless in Hotels
Thursday 12:00pm to 1:00pm
July
A 3-part radio series capturing homelessness during COVID-19
Lost in Science Trivia Night

Three scientists walk into a bar ... and start asking you about obscure sci-fi and science news stories! You're at Lost in Science trivia, back from a long hiatus. Part of National Science Week, this amazing, entertaining, intellectually stimulating night is a fundraiser for 3CR, so entry is $20 per person. Teams are a maximum of 6 people and reservations via lostinsci@gmail.com are essential. Pay online (details via email) or with cash on the night.