Music

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. 

 image is a poster with a light blue and pink background. It features a digital continuous line drawing of a disabled person in a blue wheelchair. The person is holding a large black sphere, filled with moon and stars. It looks as though they are literally holding space. There is a burgundy, mustard, blue and black rainbow above the person’s head, with a black heart and star on either side.

Image description: image is a poster with a light blue and pink background. It features a digital continuous line drawing of a disabled person in a blue wheelchair. The person is holding a large black sphere, filled with moon and stars. It looks as though they are literally holding space. There is a burgundy, mustard, blue and black rainbow above the person’s head, with a black heart and star on either side. Black text on the poster reads: “Imagining Disability Justice. 3CR Community Radio - International Day of People with a Disability. Thursday 3 December 2020, 7am-7pm.

Done by Law trivia night 2020 Thursday 19 November

Done By Law are taking their annual trivia night fundraiser to the air this year with a triviathon event streaming in audio and video on THIS Thursday 19 November from 7pm. There'll be competitive trivia, limbo in your living room and requests and dedications on the Justice Jukebox. Entry by donation here - you can also purchase some party perks. If you can't make the event but want to support this fundraiser anyway, you can donate here. Every contribution is appreciated, however small or large. See you at the triviathon!

Beyond the Bars CD Launch

Tune into the 2020 Beyond the Bars CD launch on air this Thursday 12 November from 2-3.30pm. Despite the lifting of some restrictions, we'll be launching this year's CD on air and online. This broadcast event will feature highlights from the July broadcasts and officially launch the 2020 CD. Order YOUR free CD now and get your copy in the post. ORDER NOW.  

3CR strategic plan

Now is certainly the time to be thinking strategically! We're pleased to share our station's Strategic Plan for the next five years, which maps out our key activities across programming, training, engagement, technology, finance and sector development for 2020 to 2025. Happy reading! 3CR Strategic Plan 2020-2025.

Amos Roach, Smith Street Dreaming 2018. Photo by Sarah Walker.
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Featuring stories, memories and music from 7 years of the Smith Street Dreaming Festival
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Sunday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Influenced by the Arab spring, globalisation, and social media, Arabic music is now as diverse as ever. Salaam aims to introduce you to the surge of new, modern and reinterpreted sounds of Arabic music ranging from trap, rap, RnB, pop and electronic music.
Smith Street Dreaming

Missed it? Listen back now. In 2020 the Smith Street Working Group and the City of Yarra partner with 3CR to bring a retrospective of the past 7 years of the Smith Street Dreaming Festival - usually a day event held on Smith Street during NAIDOC week. Presented by 3CR broadcaster Viv Malo, (The Black Block), alongside Dave Arden and others live to air from the 3CR studios. The broadcast featured music from past festival performers and interviews with some of the key figures of the Smith Street Dreaming formation. Broadcast live on Saturday 18 July, 1-4pm. 

Beyond the Bars 2020

We can't bring you our usual live prison broadcasts for Beyond the Bars in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions. BUT we will be bringing you the voices of Indigenous men and women from the inside each day from Monday 6 July to Friday 10 July at 12-1pm. 3CR Indigenous broadcasters have been recording messages, cheerios, poems, stories, raps and short interviews with some of the inmates over the phone at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Loddon/Middleton Prison, Barwon Prison, Karreenga Annex and Fulham Correctional Centre. NAIDOC Week has been postponed to 8-15 November, but we wanted to reach out to the men and women at this time to facilitate their voices, and tell them they are not forgotten. Please listen in. Audio coming soon www.3cr.org.au/beyondthebars2020 

Thank you for supporting the 3CR Station Appeal

A heartfelt thanks to all of you who have donated to our June Station Appeal. We've really enjoyed hearing from our many loyal listeners and supporters, and have been humbled by your generous donations. Our Station Appeal is slowly bringing in the financial support we need to keep the station running for the next 12 months, but we are well short of where we need to be. Normally at this time of year we would be well on the way to reaching our $250,000 Radiothon target with fundraisers, gigs and other events. Unfortunately, many of the events that would help us reach our fundraising goals are just not possible. We're currently sitting on just $90,000. So with just one week to go to 30 June, we are giving the Station Appeal one last BIG PUSH! Thanks again for your support - it's really greatly appreciated. Donate today.