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Gig: Featherweight / Exhaustion

Friday, October 25, 2013 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Featherweight poster
12" launch with Featherweight / Exhaustion and others.



Yo, Put That Bag Back On!


Those Things!

Simon Hunt, AKA Pauline Pantsdown, on politics and cultural intervention

This guest contribution to the Jura blog comes from Simon Hunt, AKA Pauline Pantsdown, who gave the following short speech at the Sydney launch of How to Make Trouble and Influence People, at Jura Books on 26 September 2013. In it, Simon talks about his politicisation, his cultural intervention as Pauline Pantsdown in 1997-1998, and how to use humour to confront the dark policies of racism and cultural bigotry in Australia. We encourage you to follow Pauline Pantsdown's great organising and amazing exploits at facebook.com/paulinepantsdown666

Red and Black Forums present : The Art of Rebellion : Anarchism in Music and Literature

Monday, June 25, 2012 -
12:00am to 2:00am

Sunday, 24 June, 2pm @ Jura Books

A new series of monthly talks and discussions at Jura on different aspects of anarchism. The June session is on: THE ART OF REBELLION: ANARCHISM IN MUSIC & LITERATURE. Featuring a film about the anarchist ideas in the fiction of Ursula LeGuin and other writers, followed by discussion introduced by Sid Parissi. Plus a talk on Anarchist and other political music, in the English speaking world, with examples.

Songs for Social Justice

Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 5:00am to Monday, August 27, 2012 - 4:00am

Songs for Social Justice
Singing Together for Change

see http://songweekend.wordpress.com/

A great song captures not only the thoughts of a movement but the feelings as well – our experiences of this life and its struggles. Music can connect us with each other, with ourselves and with our deepest-held aspirations that drive us to work for change.

Gig: Mornings (Canberra) & guests

Sunday, May 20, 2012 -
5:00am to 9:00am

The lovely people from Canberra band mornings make some really nice post rock, they will be joined by some other people.


Wobblies Fundraiser at the Bowlo'!

Saturday, April 14, 2012 -
5:00am to 9:00am

In the true spirit of Joe Hill, and our countless other inspired fellow worker-artists, our fledgling Sydney Industrial Workers of the World branch invites one and all to it's night of music, frivolity, political discussion and solidarity at the PBC. This communal fundraising event will dedicate its proceeds to our organising efforts in uniting all workers in One Big Union.

The night focusses on the evolving bill of progressive artists from the East Coast.

8.00pm - Nick Coady

GIG: F'tang and more!

Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 11:51am

Lenin Lenon, Make More, Palisades and Rat King gig with acoustic acts downstairs

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 5:21am

Lenin Lenon from Newcastle, Make more from Brisbane, Palisades From Melbourne and Rat king From Newcastle Play some cool tunes