We humans are sentient beings and when it comes to sitting in someone else’s space, I know I get the jitters if the overall atmosphere is unfriendly, stiff or uncomfortable.
Byron Youth Service is struggling after government cuts and former director, ALP Ballina candidate Paul Spooner, said the federal government policy, 'is destroying all the good work built up by our local community over the last 30 years'.
Activist group Positive Change for Marine Life joined with Ban The Bag NSW to stage a protest action at Byron Bay’s Main Beach on Sunday.
If you like your enlightenment with large doses of spiritual-political satire and activist entertainment, then Alan Clements is for you. This former monk delivers conscience raising that celebrates freedom of expression and the power of the human voice.
Australian audiences will be able to immerse themselves in the wonders of the ocean without getting their feet wet this March as the Ocean Film Festival Australia hits cinemas across the country.
The Daintree Rainforest is still in loads of trouble and a local company, Byron Bay Coffee is going to match dollar-for-dollar donations received in donation boxes at local cafes they supply.
So much more than a pretty face, ‘weather girl’ Magdalena Roze has two degrees, one of those in the meteorology she delivers to our radio waves and television screens.
The Byron Bay Surf Festival took out the Surf Culture Award at the Surfing Australia awards night in Manly last week in front of 'some of the most legendary and most influential Australian surfers of all time'.
It was a throwaway line from Mister Turner that boomeranged back into my head while watching this altogether adorable film; 'no good deed goes unpunished'.
Martin Luther King’s 'I have a dream' speech was one of the greatest ever made. It was delivered in 1963, two years before he led the famous freedom march from Selma…
This Saturday is V Day. Previously a day celebrating romantic love, Valentines day has been reframed as V-Day, the day that focuses on shining the light on sexual violence against women. Zenith Virago spoke with The Echo about the event that asks women to come together in a show of global solidarity.
Scientist and natural therapist Dr Tamara Justus, in the natural course of motherhood, conducted a guided meditation to help her daughter Jasmine relax and feel happier.
Nattali Rize, enigmatic front woman of Blue King Brown, has gone from strength to strength, spending most of last year living in Kingston, Jamaica, working on a fresh new musical project that is currently top secret!
Santé is now open at 10am, seven days per week, for a brunch with a twist. Here, they have a rep’ for a delicate pizza crust (among other culinary choices), and using that reputation, they’ve created a brekkie hybrid that’s being introduced on the brunch menu.
The Brunswick SLSC held their annual Masters Carnival last Saturday, this year’s event saw 65 competitors from 12 clubs compete in 56 events.
Increasing access to the performing arts is at the core of NORPA’s artistic program, embracing diversity in the region and engaging the community in relevant and dynamic ways.
Byron’s traffic problems have either been courageously tackled or wilfully exacerbated, depending on who you believe from last Thursday’s Council meeting.
There’s an ambitious plan hatching out at the entrance to Byron Bay from the highway on Ewingsdale Road. It’s so ambitious that, when complete, The Farm will be just one of two known ventures of its type in the world, according to owner/manager Tom Lane.
With a corn pipe dangling from a corner of his lips, and a laconic Australian lilt that drifts effortlessly into a Deep South drawl, CW Stoneking is a wildly unique act that will have you on the edge of your seat.
This week's Culture capers begin with V-Day Byron Bay who will host the 2015 V-Day Women’s Festival at Bangalow A&I Hall on Valentines weekend