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Culture Roundup – October 7, 2015

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

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Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze...

Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

Any questions?

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The legal smoke

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Interview with Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival

Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival talks to The Echo.

Slow Hand

Eric Clapton: Live at the Royal Albert Hall captures a momentous night for legendary guitarist Eric Clapton – a celebration of the artist’s 70th year and a fine toast to his close relationship with the Royal Albert Hall; Clapton is the first artist to play more than 200 performances at this classic venue. Eric Clapton: Live At The Royal Albert Hall – Slowhand At 70 screens at Palace Byron Bay Cinema on Wednesday at 7pm. Tickets $18–20.

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Eric Clapton performing at the Royal Albert Hall – Eric Clapton: Live At The Royal Albert Hall – Slowhand At 70 at the Byron Cinema on Wednesday

Her Mental Mission

Earlier this year multi-award-winning Aussie comedian Felicity Ward took up the challenge of breaking down the stigmas around mental health. A self-confessed sufferer of anxiety, Ward uses her insight and her warmth for a refreshingly intelligent humorous take on lived experience of mental illness. Catch her on her first Aussie show after her season at Edinburgh Festival, on Monday 19 October at the Byron Brewery.

Tickets through the website: www.byronbrewery.com.au or on 6619 0529.

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There is definitely something about award-winning comedian Felicity Ward – catch her first show in Australia at the Byron Brewery after her season at the Edinburgh Festival on Monday 19 October.

Elvis Is Coming To Bangalow!

An Inspirational Story: At 56 years of age, Gillian Wills bought her first horse on a whim. Elvis was emaciated, scarred, unruly, saddle-phobic and imbued with attitude. However, Gillian sensed in him the remnants of a fierce pride that resonated with her own almost-lost sense of self-worth… Gillian (and Elvis) will be talking with Jesse Blackadder at Heritage House, Bangalow on Thursday 8 October 5.30pm. Tickets $5.

Gillian (and Elvis) will be talking with Jesse Blackadder at Heritage House, Bangalow on Thursday 8 October
Gillian (and Elvis) will be talking with Jesse Blackadder at Heritage House, Bangalow on Thursday 8 October

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Come and party like it’s 1847! On 15 January, Marie Duplessis, courtesan, party girl, liar and legend got out of bed, put on a dress, ordered a bottle of champagne and sat alone in her Paris apartment to celebrate her birthday. She died 18 days later aged just 23. Songs for The Fallen is a thrilling musical party that charts Marie’s life from poverty to infamy in 19th-century Paris.

At the Byron Theatre on Saturday and Sunday 17 & 18 October. Tix on 6685 6807 or byroncentre.com.au

Edgar and Mary

The Ballad Of Edgar and Mary is a music theatre entertainment commissioned by the Drill Hall Theatre Company for the centenary of Mullumbimby’s Drill Hall. The show is co-written and directed by Claude Gonzalez, a film and television director, twice nominated for AFI awards and an IF award and Gregory Aitken a veteran of more than twenty years of theatre work in the northern rivers. Choreographed by Michael Hennessy and plays 9–25 October at the Drill Hall Theatre.

For bookings and information visit www.drillhalltheatre.org.au or The Bookshop Mullumbimby.

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The Ballad of Edgar & Mary at the Drill Hall in Mullumbimby from Friday to Sunday until 25th October.

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