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Something for everyone at Byron Theatre in August

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Turning eight at the Nudge

Saturday is the day for you to arrive early and stay late! Cunning Stunts’ Nudge Nudge Wink Wink: The Ultimate Party with a Conscience is turning 8!   Eight performances will dazzle on this date, filled with bangers all day long for you to dance and gyrate to fromt their magical birthday line up – we can’t wait!  Guest DJs: Iain Yes, James Scott, Rahel, Lady S, and Miss L, join the awesome resident DJs, Lord Sut and Dale Stephen + live performances by The Hoodlum Ballet, all curated for you to celebrate.

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Man taken into custody after residents told to stay indoors – Wollongbar

A man was taken into custody as part of a police operation in Wollongbar at around 2pm today.

Wallum protesters swoop on Byron Council chambers

Dozens of protesters and two glossy black cockatoos greeted Byron Shire Councillors this morning as they arrived for today's meeting, adding their weight to the Urgency Motion over what they claim is illegal slashing at the controversial 'Wallum' development at Brunswick Heads.

Byronian wanders down street

After a ten-year hiatus, iconic Byron cafe The Byronian (est. 1978) has returned with a new location, outside Woolies,...

Solo exhibition by Judi Reynolds-Baxter

A solo exhibition of works by international and local artist Judi Reynolds-Baxter will be held at the Byron Bay Service Club this Saturday to raise funds for the Middle Earth Gardens Animal Sanctuary at Ewingsdale. There will be art for sale, monster raffles and a performance by percussion vocal group, Agapanthus.

Byron Councillors look for pay rise

Byron Shire's mayors and councillors have suffered from a ‘longstanding undervaluation’ of their work and should receive significantly more...

Local Pararoo ready for the World Cup

Local Benny Roche played with the Australian Pararoos in the recent Asia-Oceania Championships in Melbourne, and has helped the...

The remarkable Meet the Wallers showing at Byron Theatre.

Antidote Films and Byron Theatre present a special screening of Meet The Wallers with a Q&A with Mark and Nicole Waller, as well as director, Jim Stevens, on Friday 5 August at 7pm. Filmed over 20 years, Meet The Wallers is a remarkable peek through the keyhole into family life – and a meditation on art, mortality, philanthropy and happiness.

Byron Bay High School presents their Year 11 Full-On Theatre Production on Tuesday 9 August from 7pm. Rising is a montage of stories encapsulating real-life events, depicting the recent effects of climate change in our region.

Byron Theatre is very proud to present the next excellent National Theatre Live title: Prima Facie, for two sessions on Wednesday 10 August: 11am and 6.30pm. Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) portrays Tessa, a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working-class origins to be at the top of her game. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge. Don’t miss this one!

Mind Medicine Australia is thrilled to invite you to an exclusive screening and Q&A of The Way of the Psychonaut: Stanislav Grof’s Journey of Consciousness on Tuesday 16 August from 6.30pm. The film showcases Stan Grof’s groundbreaking work in human consciousness with psychedelics, Holotropic Breathwork and Transpersonal Psychology.

On Sunday 21 August from 2pm there will be ‘An Afternoon at the Opera’ with international Mezzo-Soprano, Rosel Labon, accompanied by Lindsay McGregor (B.Mus) on the Steinway. Labone has performed opera, oratorio and concert repertoire at venues throughout Australasia, and now appearing in Byron Bay.

No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto. Based on the exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Canaletto & the Art of Venice is an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter. Don’t miss this Exhibition on Screen on Wednesday 24 August at 2pm.

Byron Writers Festival presents two special events at Byron Theatre.

Charles Firth (The Chaser) and James Schloeffel (The Shovel) are joining forces to provide a masterclass in the ancient art of lying: Spin is on Friday 26 August from 7pm.

Then, on Saturday 27 August from 7.30pm, don’t miss the panel discussion on radical hope. How can we approach our current moment with radical hope? Five leading thinkers will consider how we can look unflinchingly at our cultural and environmental situation, while finding a new way to imagine our future.

Áine Tyrrell is back with special guests, Bunyarra Culture Collective, for an evening of visuals, song and storytelling on Sunday 28 August from 5pm. More Blacks, More Dogs, More Irish decolonises the stories we inherit and enables us to start thinking about what stories have been hidden in order for us to forget the truth of who we are and where we are.

Menopause The Musical® is now performing to huge nights AND a Wednesday afternoon matinée owing to popular demand!

Tickets on sale now for Tuesday 30 August at 7.30pm, and Wednesday 31 August at 2pm.

This side-splitting musical parody set to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women (and brave men) have been laughing about for 20 years. It’s The Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!®

For more details on any of these fabulous events, visit byrontheatre.com

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Interview with Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks

Byron Writers Festival is thrilled to present Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks, for an intimate conversation with Zacharey Jane about her memoir Unfinished Woman.

Screening: The last two weeks at Longlee

Susie Forsters’ film about palliative care is showing again at the Mullumbimby Drill Hall on Thursday, November 30 at 7pm.

Too much fun in the Playground

Playground is a well-established event that’s held every two months at the scenic Club Burringbar. For the last two years, three long-term local DJs, Pob, Curly Si and Halo have been curating this amazing, rhythmic event.

From the Deep South to the Far North

A Message from Tasmania: ‘If you care about what you eat, be careful what you buy.’ A campaign to protect some of Australia’s most pristine waterways from industrial destruction is being launched nationally at the Brunswick Picture House on Friday evening at a live music and video event.