An inspiring documentary which follows the life of a Palestinian teenager for three years and shows her determination to resist the Israeli military occupation of her hometown. Followed by live music and dancing at 7.30pm. Leichhardt Town Hall, 107 Norton St. Organised by Leichhardt Friends of Hebron. Ph Miriam 0414 589 643.
Annual fundraiser for Green Left Weekly featuring a great line up of comedians: Alice Fraser, Kirsty Mac, Jonas Holt, Nathan Lentern, Carlo Sands & Shayne Hunter. $50 solidarity, $30 waged, $22 low-waged, $12 concession. Bar & meal available. Online bookings here. Get in quick!
WHEN: Saturday Oct 17, 6.30pm
WHERE: Leichhardt Town Hall, cnr Marion & Norton Sts, Leichhardt
Urban sprawl in Sydney's West is encroaching on fertile floodplains. How do we retain our food security at a time of rapid economic growth? Costa Georgiadis is MC of this event as part of Crave Sydney International Food Festival.
Panellists: Ian Sinclair, a planner with a focus on food and agriculture,Professor Phillip O’Neill of the Urban Research Centre, Councillor Alison McLaren, president of the Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC), president of the NSW Farmers Assoc, Costa Georgiadis.
St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, Sydney
An Evening of Syrian Music, Arts and Stories featuring award-winning composer and pianist Malek Jandali. With contributions from Jorge Aroche (STARTTS) and Bashar Hanna from the Choir of Love. 7pm for 7.30pm start. Arts exhibition and reception with refreshments from 9pm.
Meet Hyde Park North & march to Prince Alfred Park
We will march down to Prince Alfred Park for food, live music and entertainment. This year the theme for May Day is fighting inequality, with a focus on workers’ rights. We’ve seen the gap between the rich and the poor widen, cuts to penalty rates with 700,000 workers’ losing up to $6,000 a year, the loss of decent secure employment, the soaring costs of living and the introduction of the ABCC.
Celebrate a big year in the struggle to change the world - in downtown Tempe.
Delicious BBQ and salads catering to a variety of tastes. $10/6 concession.
Get in touch on 8070 9331 to get the address. Proceeds to Green Left Weekly's Fighting Fund.
The raffle of a NIKON camera, 12 bottles of fine wine and a year's subscription to Green Left Weekly will also be be drawn. Get your tickets at the Resistance Centre.
Matthew Cassel: Assistant Editor of Electronic Intifada, soon to be working at Al Jazeera, reported from and witnessed the people power revolution that toppled Mubarak.
Antony Loewenstein, Sydney-based independent journalist, blogger, Wikileaks activist and author of My Israel Question.
Kate Ausburn, Green Left Weekly journalist and Resistance member.
Redfern Community Centre, 29 Hugo Street, Redfern
Launching Resistance's National Conference 2011 - see website for agenda
An inspiring film about a historic battle in the US against sexual harassment in the workplace. Join speakers Jill Hickson (long-term feminist activist) and Tessa Barrett (Sydney Feminist, Reclaim the Night Collective) in a discussion after the film about fighting the misogynist 1% and building a feminist future.
Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo. $5/$8 entry, fund raiser for Green Left Weekly.
Gumbramorra Hall, Addison Rd Community Centre, Marrickville
Featuring Bob and Margaret Fagan, John Warner and Jenni MacAllister, Sue Gee, Paul Spencer, Men with Day Jobs, Madadam, Margaret Walters, Ecopella and the Sydney Trade Union Choir and more plus of course, Solidarity Choir. Entry is free but donations will be collected for APHEDA and RACS (Refugee Advice and Casework Service).
End the political killings, human rights abuses and environmental destruction This is an invitation to participate as a community in solidarity with Hondurans resistaing the continuation of a brutal internationally coordinated military coup and honour to those resisters that have been murdered in the month of May 2012 among the many that have been gone before them. As part of an International Day of Solidarity with Honduras. Saturday 23rd June 11am Iberoamerican Plaza Central Station (near Devonshire).