Culture Roundup 12 August, 2015

Acting Workshops

The Drill Hall Theatre Company in Mullumbimby present two-hour weekly acting workshops. Conducted in a fun atmosphere and aimed at freeing up creativity and imparting performance skills. Anyone 18 or older is welcome to attend. Membership is only $15 per annum and entitles you to concession rates to all Drill Hall Theatre Company shows. 6.30pm on Mondays.

Jimmy Little is played by acclaimed actor Michael Tuahine in Country Song.

Jimmy Little is played by acclaimed actor Michael Tuahine in Country Song.

Country Song

Inspired by the life of Jimmy Little, Country Song is a beautiful, musical, witty and warming journey that celebrates the healing power of music. In Country Song Jimmy is whisked on a fictional road trip to his past as his story weaves through the history of major social changes of the 1970s. The stellar cast includes Elaine Crombie, David Page, Bradley McCaw, Megan Sarmardin, Michael Tuahine and Tibian Wyles. Country Song is full of laughs and music while also shining a light on a pivotal time in our nation’s history. Presented by Queensland Theatre Company at Lismore City Hall at 7.30pm, Thursday–Saturday.

Comedy on the Front Berner at Club Lennox

Peter Berner is without doubt one of Australia’s most popular and respected media entertainers, standup comics and corporate performers.

Australia knows Berner as host for ABC TV’s BackBerner and Einstein Factor (all up he has presented more than 300 hours of national television program content!). But what most don’t know is that he is one of the sharpest standups on the circuit.

Peter’s intelligent humour has always set him apart as one performer who can comfortably straddle comedy styles as disparate as satire, observational comedy and reactive comedy with ease, leaving audiences in hysterics. His comedy has also proven to translate into the electronic media, with Peter constantly employed on both TV and radio since 2001. 2008 saw Peter emerge to host his own program on Triple M Network, The Peter Berner Experiment, showing Triple M’s extraordinary faith in Peter’s unique talent as this was a ‘solo’ show – very rare in the world of FM radio. The show proved to be a ratings winner and continued into 2009.

Saturday 29 August at Club Lennox. Tickets are $65 and include a 2-course meal and are available at and at the club. Limited tickets with a kick off at 6.30pm. For show enquiries call 6687 4313.

YouTube Secrets Revealed!

Screenworks is looking forward to seeing what innovative content could come out of this region when we bring YouTube’s partnership manager, along with the Australian general manager of Rightster and local online video champions from Skuff TV and Colour In Your Life together to meet with local content creators in a one-day seminar, YouTube Hits and Online Success, at the Byron Regional Sports and Cultural Centre on Friday. Tickets are available through Screenworks website and Eventbrite. This event is made possible with the support of Screen NSW. 9.15am–4.30pm at Byron Rec centre. Tickets $80 / $35. Screenworks members.

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