Poetry reading with Alastair Spate and others. Sustaining the almost lost art of poetry reading, swept away by modern educationists who scorn the old-fashioned learning and reading aloud of traditional rhymes and songs. Clive James in reflective mode has expressed gratitude for the legacy of rote learning of poetry that was standard procedure in the public education of his youth.
Traffic Jam is a community-based project dedicated to contribute to the end of human trafficking and slavery in the world. Traffic Jam is formed around a website where people moving to countries for any purpose can safely register their details so someone knows where they are going and why. The launch of the Traffic Jam website is on Sunday 15 June at 3pm at Redfern Town Hall and the link for that event is here.
Cedric Koon versus The Coward Punch.
I thought this was a Mona exhibition but it just a promotion that came into my mailbox from Mona. It is probably in the same genre as Mona and not my kind of art but it adds some life and movement to the Apple Isle.
Police officer takes a stand to call out obscene T-shirt wearer. Putting into practice the project of politely and firmly calling out bad behaviour.