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National Day of Action against Coal and Coal Seam Gas

Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 11:00pm to Monday, October 17, 2011 - 1:00am

October 16th is the National Day of Action themed ‘Defend our water’ against Coal and Coal Seam Gas.

Inner Sydney Writers' Salon meeting

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 -
6:00am to 8:30am

Our casual gathering of writers of all levels and any genre involves short exercises, sharing our writing and mingling. Open to members - register through our Meetup group at http://www.meetup.com/Inner-Sydney-Writers-Salon/.

Exhibition Opening Night: Villawood: Survival+Resistance

Friday, September 9, 2011 -
3:30am to 8:00am

Despite the negative portrayal of asylum seekers in our media, the Villawood Detention Centre is filled with amazing stories of survival, resistance and hope. Every day, refugees inside Villawood find ways to resist the dehumanizing restraints of our detention system.

Villawood: Survival+Resistance will present artworks, film, talks, hip hop, music, poetry, performance art about the Villawood Detention Centre and what it means for Western Sydney.

Events include:
The Refugee Art Project presents an art exhibition by detainees inside detention.


Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 5:00am

This months Juracoustic features...

The Lurkers (Sydney's favourite subversive homespun bluegrass)

Stono Caves (tonedeaf crazy that always ends up on the bill)

As per usual, we'll have some universally-friendly food cooking by donation! You're also more than welcome to sing/play a couple of tunes too!

See you there, suckaz!

Public Rally: Stop Gas Drilling in Sydney

Sunday, September 18, 2011 - 9:00pm to Monday, September 19, 2011 - 12:00am

The Coal Seam Gas Industry is coming to the city.....

Gas company Dart Energy hold an exploration licence to drill for gas across Sydney, and have targeted a site in St Peters, behind Sydney Park, only 200m from residents and 5km from the CBD!

Residents are concerned about the impacts of the industry in such a densely populated area and have made it clear to Dart Energy over and over that they are not wanted..... but the company are pushing ahead with plans to drill anyway.

Snapdragon Zine Fair

Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 9:00pm to Monday, September 5, 2011 - 2:00am

It's the first ever Snapdragon Zine Fair, a day to meet zinemakers, browse trade and buy zines, and take part in the world's first zine pinata! Come to the Red Rattler, 6 Faversham St Marrickville, on September 4th, 11am - 4pm.


Chomsky reading group: Neoliberalism

Thursday, August 18, 2011 -
4:00am to 6:00am

The Chomsky Forum has organised a reading group/discussion on 'Chomsky on neoliberalism and financial crisis'

Come along and be part of the discussion! (You don't have to do the reading, but you'll get a lot more out of the evening if you do!)

Essential reading:

Recently, The 'Great Moderation' and the International Assault on Labor