The last comedy night for the year at Ocean Shores Tavern is on Thursday and promises to be a cracker. This week will be a gala night featuring the best of the best comics we have had over the past 12 months from Brisbane, Gold Coast and the northern rivers.
MC for the evening is local comedian Paul McMahon. Show starts at 8pm and entry is Free.
A Streetcar Named Desire
The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’s timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire was captured live during its recent London season for the National Theatre’s NT Live program.
Blanche DuBois is a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own. As her fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.
A Streetcar Named Desire screens at Palace Byron Bay Cinema on Saturday 13 December at 1pm and Wednesday 17 December at 12.30pm.
Tickets $23–$25 available at the cinema box office or at www.palacecinemas.com.au.
Evolve for less money
You have just one week to snap up your earlybird tickets for the Evolve Yoga Festival, Saturday 17 January, at Byron Public School.
This is the fourth time Evolve has utilised this multi-space venue for the array of yoga, meditation, philosophy, wellness, dance and music sessions plus market and food-stall areas.The program is out soon, but rumour has it Delamay Devi, Simon Borg-Olivier, Alexa Nehter and Doug Whittaker are presenting along with John Ogilvie, Swami Pujan and Kirsty Nugent from Byron Yoga Centre.
The earlybird tickets are only $40, then $50 from 17 December and $60 on the door or go to www.evolveyogafestival.com.au.
This Wednesday Dr Sketchy’s Burlesque Life Drawing unleashes a Pandaora’s box of seasonal sultriness with a tribute to all things Tim Burton in their Nightmare Before Xmas.
With MC Mae Wilde, and burlesque performers Miss Tahnee and Pent Upglamour.
It all begins at 6.30pm. This will put a bit of lead in your pencil so bring some paper, and BTW, you need to be over 18. $15.
‘M’ Paintings, Prints and Assemblages by Turiya Bruce is currently on show at the Lone Goat Gallery, Byron Bay until 23 December.
This mixed-media exhibition by Turiya Bruce explores the power of the feminine through symbolic icons translated into a series portraits – the Gaia Madonnas.
Also included are varying assemblages, and prints, all themed to highlight, remind, and celebrate our responsibility of stewardship towards all planetary life.
Friendship Morning Tea
Ladies Friendship Morning Tea will be held in the Uniting Church Hall, Fingal St, Brunswick Heads, on Wednesday 10 December from 10am. All ladies most welcome. Contact 6685 1487.
Mullumbimby’s Repair Cafe at the Mullumbimby campus of Byron Community College in Burringbar Street on Saturdays 9am till 12 noon. Volunteers will be there to help you fix things that might otherwise end up in the tip.
Christmas story, fun and craft session Friday 12 December, 10.30am. Suitable for ages 2–8. Phone the library on 6684 2992 for more information. School holiday activity at Mullum Library on Tuesday 23 December, 2pm. Places limited, book 6684 2992. Contribute to our book of free-flowing verse.
Co-dependents Anonymous (CoDA) is a worldwide network of groups of men and women learning how to develop and maintain healthy and fulfilling relationships. For more information, and meetings in your area, visit www.codependentsanonymous.org.au or phone 9281 3330.