After 30 years, four owners and five premises, Late Nite Video is closing. Lel Sebastian has been the owner of the business, which is now in the Woolies Plaza, since 2011 after working for the previous owners for 13 years.
The Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass went off with a BOOM on Saturday, when the event sold out at around 2pm with 2,000 punters enjoying excellent music, fantastic food, and an awesome atmosphere.
Notice anything happening at the gateway to Byron Bay on Ewingsdale Road? Anyone driving east into town in the last few months would have noticed work on the property across from the power substation.
Twenty-four-year-old New Zealander Marlon Williams made a pretty good impression when he played Mullum Music Festival last year. He is joined by an upcoming young artist with a very old soul, Melody Pool.
Australia may now be ‘open for business’, as our prime monster Tony Abbott remarked, but soon there may be no decent parts of Australia left to do business on.
Do you remember how last week I suggested that Sex Tape might prove to be the worst movie of the year? Well – hold the phone! Another one has come in even lower!
It is only in hindsight that we can understand what a disservice was done to the mighty myths of ancient Greece and Rome by 1960s B-grade sword-and-sandal, low-budget epics.
Clare Wright, winner of the 2014 Stella Prize for The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, will join an esteemed lineup of history writers at the Byron Bay Writers Festival.
’They say every hero has to leave home, but what those first steps are like I’m yet to know,’ reads the first line of Jessie Cole’s second novel, Deeper Water.
After football trials in Sydney, 12-year-old Max Lambie was selected from many budding Socceroos from all around Australia to be included in the Foxtel Allstar team that recently travelled to Florida for two weeks with Tim Cahil
It’s about time a book like this came along, as a counterweight to the bronzed Anzac hero-worship culture that engenders a lop-sided, jingoistic view of Australia’s armed forces – Review by Russell Eldridge.
This week's roundup starts with a celebrations when Stukulele and Miss Amber celebrate Uke Mullum’s third Birthday tonight for a fun family event at The Court House Hotel.
This weekend will see the Byron Bay Writers Festival in all it's glory – We spoke to festival chair Chris Hanley and festival director Edwina Johnson about what was in store.
From next week we will be extending our popular existing Good Taste restaurant directory with a new section called The Good Life.
Roller Derby comes to town this Friday when teams from Byron’s own Bay Rollers, the Beach Babes and the Hillbilly Hotties go head to head at the Byron Sports Complex.
It’s been an exciting lead-up to uncover some of the best local talent in the region, and this week Seven talks to Greg Buckman, the organiser of Mullumbimby’s Middle Pub’s Band Comp.
A local musician and artist has just completed an interesting experiment by travelling through NSW and QLD for two months without touching money.
A Mullumbimby alleyway has been transformed by young local artist Daniel Hend. Entitled Spiritual Evolution, it was commissioned by Kym Masterson of the Japunumop Noshery on Burringbar Street.
Like anyone with a Leunig calendar, I flick ahead to read all the cartoons. I stop at the one with the character walking a bike by the cliff edge, who smiles at the grand view of a mountain range.
Circus performer, artist and puppeteer, and now author, Asphyxia is best known as the creator of the puppets the Grimstones.