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May 10, 2021

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Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

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Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

Independent wants to be Byron’s new mayor

Independent Byron Shire Councillor Basil Cameron has announced his candidature for Mayor.

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

Cartoon of the week – 5 May, 2021

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Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Easter Trivia

Looking for something to do in Mullum over Easter? Come to the Golf Club on Saturday night for the annual Easter Trivia Night. Hosted by Ellen Briggs with proceeds going to local golfer Liam Reynolds, get a team together or come and join one. $20 includes dinner from the Indonesian restaurant and a great night of fun and prizes. 6pm for dinner, Trivia starts at 7.30. Call 6684 2273 to book.

Beauty Mate

Australian turned international ballet star Steven McRae stars in the latest offering from Palace Cinemas’ opera ballet program, the Royal Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty. Good triumphs over evil in this gorgeously glittering fairytale as the beautiful Princess Aurora, danced by Royal Ballet principal Sarah Lamb, is awakened by the handsome Prince Florimund, danced by Royal Ballet Principal McRae on the iconic Covent Garden stage. Combining all the charm and virtuosity that this much-loved classic ballet has to offer, this world of magic, romance and dark enchantment screens at Palace Byron Bay on Sunday at 1pm and Wednesday April 23 at 11am.

Pop-Up Kate

Kate Ford is a visual artist who works in many media alongside her main passion, handmade paper, from painting to printmaking and artist books. She has exhibited widely in Australia. She graduated from the Canberra School of Arts with honours, has a Diploma of Education, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and recently completed a Graduate Certificate of Arts Management from the University of New England. Drawing inspiration from the surrounding environment, Ford’s work uses a variety of techniques to translate what she observes. She has her work on show in a pop-up shop on the corner of Fletcher and Lawson streets in Byron over Easter, 10am–6pm daily. Pop in for look-see!

Art for the Imagination

Catch the latest show at Retrospect Gallery in Byron The Imaginarium. An emporium of magic and mystery created by five diverse artists working with photography, oil paint, pencil, gouache, glitter and acrylics to manifest their spellbinding unique works. Open daily over Easter.


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