Wednesday, November 21

10am. Federation Square, cnr Flinders & Swanston Sts, City.

Wednesday, April 29

6:30pm. $20. Bookings here. Jam Factory, 500 Chapel St, South Yarra. Promoted by Coal and Gas Free Communities.

Join Green Left Weekly to celebrate the Cuban revolution

Saturday 17 July
7pm til late
Brunswick Town Hall
corner Sydney Rd & Dawson St, Brunswick

Live 8-piece Latin band, Fuego

Solidarity toasts, Delicious Latin food and Cuban drinks

$45 solidarity/ $35 waged/ $20 concession
(food and music included)
Band only: $20 waged/ $12 concession

A Green Left Weekly fundraiser. Supported by Socialist Alliance.

Former Victorian Senator Lyn Allison will explore the relationship between climate and populaton growth and reflect upon the current climate change debate. Lyn's experience as patron for Marie Stopes International and 8 years as chairperson of the Senate's Environment Committee, which produced an emissions trading scheme recommendation, will make for stimulating listening.

Uniting Church, Trentham St, Sandringham. Disability access via Trentham St car park.

Bayside Climate Change Action Group monthly meeting.

Monday, September 30

A personal story of heart disease and music by John 'Togs' Tognolini. 'The trouble with heart disease is that the first symptom is often hard to deal with — sudden death.' (Dr Michael Phelps) This is a serious attempt to raise awareness about heart disease that kills one Australian every 23 minutes. This book is also a story about music and my relationship with it through 25 years of broadcasting radio. 6:30pm. The Post Office Hotel, 229-231 Sydney Rd, Coburg.

Multiple arrestee with Occupy Melbourne Sean Bedlam explores the psychological underpinnings of the authoritarian mindset with stand-up comedy. In other words: he f***s s*** up. Bring your awesomeness. 6:30pm. Station 59, 59 Church St, Richmond. Entry free.

Friday, May 13 - Sunday, May 15

A 3-day international conference on eco-socialism, applying Marx today, and movements and people's power. Feature speakers include Marta Harneker, Michael Leibovitz, Ian Angus, Sam Watson, and Rob Pyne, Queensland MP recently resigned from the ALP. Website including registration, transport and accommodation info here.


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