This schedule will be updated regularly and can be accessed by clicking “Where Max is Speaking” just under the banner of this blog, on the far right. FEBRUARY Indonesia in 2010: what kind of neighbourhood? 18 Feb, 6.30pm GLEEBOOKS, Glebe Point Rd., Glebe ALL WELCOME at above time and place. You can help by RSVPing […]
The Australian newspaper has carried a report on the Singapore MAX LANE. “Johari likens the sombre tones of his music to the suffering and “dark history” of Pramoedya and his works”. It is in its January 27 issue and the article is entitled “New act plays to the Max“.
New Indonesian activists alliance calls for national protest action A new alliance or united front organization was formed in January in Indonesia to fight the current neo-liberal policies of the Indonesian government. Its leaflet calling for a January 28 protest action lists 17 organisations. These include student and trade union organizations (including transport and electricity […]
For more on the background of Singapore’s music pesona “Max Lane” and his music: “About The Mim Project
It is new and unfamiliar to me too but check out the website http://www.myspace.com/uppmaxlane It is a site which contains information about and the music of the band “MAX LANE”. The piece “Pembukaan” uses excerpts from a speech from Pramoedya Ananta Toer
According to Miranda Devine, one of Australia’s loony right newspaper commentators, watching AVATAR felt like being “hit with a leftie sledgehammer”. It appears that in America too, the loony right has been severely irked by the immense popularity of James Cameron’s epic hi-tech science fiction film. Devine tips her hat to the talent involved in […]
Public forum: Indonesia, the new Pacific solution? Refugee rights and social justice in the Asia Pacific Date: Tuesday, 08 December 2009 Time: 18:00 – 20:00 A discussion forum with Pamela Curr and Setyo Budi Presented by Indonesia Solidarity Forum and the University of Melbourne Indonesian program Pamela Curr – Long term refugee rights activist and […]