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Flood help information from Chinderah, and Uki to South Golden Beach

The floods in February and March are still having direct impacts on the lives of many people and Serice NSW has a trailer coming to a location near you so you can easily access flood assistance.

ARTEXPRESS to visit Tweed Regional Gallery

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is one of only two regional venues exhibiting ARTEXPRESS 2022. The exhibition is an annual showcase of exemplary artworks from the HSC examination in Visual Arts in NSW.

Bangalow clinches thriller in rugby derby against Byron Bay

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Destruction of Brunswick Heads mahogany

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Supply chain pain? Try localisation!

A community screening of Local Futures’ new film, 'Planet Local: A Quiet Revolution', will be held today, Friday, July 1, at The Farm in Byron Bay from 6pm. Damon Gameau and Pacha Light will be joining Helena Norberg-Hodge for a discussion afterwards.

 

 

Kerrianne Cox, Ukitopia Festival, Friday to Sunday

 

The Ukitopia Festival is three days, six venues, 50 artists, ceremonies, ‘Arts in the Mountains’ workshops, ‘Images of Uki’ art exhibition and ‘Words of Wollumbin’ writers’ installation, children’s entertainment, DJs, farmers markets, the Buttery Bazaar Market, fringe events including historical displays, comedy and jazz, Rockin’ Sunday at the Mt Warning Hotel, and spectacular local food and wine.

 

Featuring performances from 50 artists including Kimberley woman Kerrianne Cox, Lil’ Fi and the Candy Apples, Deya Dova, Bill Jacobi, DJ Overlap, GuriGuru, Shameless O’Hooligan, Kellie Gang, Les Karski, Kathryn Jones, James T as well as newcomers Elevene and Indigo Parade, roving performances from Luna Esque and the extraordinary The Pitts Family Circus and many more.

The opening night of the festival will feature a special Songwriters on the Songline event at the Uki Church with songs of spirit sung by The Lucky Wonders duo and Elias Harmony, while the Uki square hosts dancing under the stars with Willow Beats, DJ Pulse, JaMattix with Dancing Tommy Franklin and DJ Translogic.

Just don’t miss it. The Ukitopia Festival, November 16–18 Uki Village. Visit www.ukitopiaartscollective.com.

 


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