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Cinema: Seriously Red

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0RCj3-Pz50 If you’re a fan of Dolly Parton, then this just might be your happy place for the summer. Seriously Red is a rowdy and...

So many strings to his bow

Andy Jans-Brown is a multidisciplinary artist, who works through the mediums of film, music, theatre and art. As a musician he has toured extensively...

Vibrant and colourful seascapes

David Lane is best known for his vibrant and colourful seascapes, however his ability to capture colour and light in his subjects is also...

First gig at Byron’s Green Room

By Simon Haslam It was certainly auspicious that the very first event at Byron’s new live music 1500-person venue, The Green Room, on Saturday night...

Giving the 7th a Nudge

Turning seven feels like heaven! Cunning Stunts celebrate the seventh birthday of the beloved Nudge Nudge Wink Wink FUNdraiser held at The Billinudgel Hotel! Their...

The unassuming grooves of Bobby Alu

Having just clocked up 50 shows with Xavier Rudd, Bobby Alu is back in town for a solo show on the weekend with some...

A festival for film BUFFs

Building upon last year’s electric event, the Byron Underground Film Festival (BUFF) returns to shake things up, expand the mind, and celebrate the curious...

Now is the hour

By the early ’90s the golden days of live Australian music had subsided into a burnt out landscape of corporate pop and encroaching pokies....

It’s big comedy with Katrina

This month’s Ballina RSL Big Gig features Katrina Davidson. Question: Who has 24 years’ comedy experience, tells brilliant stories and keeps the laughs coming, no...

Rock-based roots

Singer songwriter Jerome Williams is a Northern NSW local and he has growing a league of hard core fans. Jerome’s music is melodic, percussive,...

Lore Bureau: The Art of Storytelling

The iconic Grand Pacific House, nestled in the Byron Bay hinterland town of Newrybar has opened its doors. A collective of local artists and...

Skills to make it in the industry

Did you know that some of the live local events are real-world classrooms where up-and-coming creatives learn as part of their work placements for...

Cosmic Creek in Byron 

Cosmic Creek, the 24-year-old Californian event that celebrates surfing’s transition years of the 1970s and ’80s, is coming to Byron Bay next month as...

Forging their own path

Hailing from the inner Brisbane suburb of West End, Kurilpa Reach have forged their own path in Australia’s music scene.  The original five lads of...

Interview with Bleach festival, Rosie Dennis, Artistic Director

The Bleach Festival shows a very different Gold Coast This year’s Gold Coast Bleach Festival gives hope to artists and creative practitioners that we are...

The not-so-grumpy Tim Stone, of Grumpy Grandma’s

Story & photo Kate O’Neill If you’ve been shopping at the local farmers’ markets for a while, you’ll remember Denyse Hodgson, aka, Grumpy Grandma; the...

Cinema: Seriously Red

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0RCj3-Pz50 If you’re a fan of Dolly Parton, then this just might be your happy place for the summer. Seriously Red is a rowdy and...

So many strings to his bow

Andy Jans-Brown is a multidisciplinary artist, who works through the mediums of film, music, theatre and art. As a musician he has toured extensively...

Vibrant and colourful seascapes

David Lane is best known for his vibrant and colourful seascapes, however his ability to capture colour and light in his subjects is also...

First gig at Byron’s Green Room

By Simon Haslam It was certainly auspicious that the very first event at Byron’s new live music 1500-person venue, The Green Room, on Saturday night...

Giving the 7th a Nudge

Turning seven feels like heaven! Cunning Stunts celebrate the seventh birthday of the beloved Nudge Nudge Wink Wink FUNdraiser held at The Billinudgel Hotel! Their...

The unassuming grooves of Bobby Alu

Having just clocked up 50 shows with Xavier Rudd, Bobby Alu is back in town for a solo show on the weekend with some...

A festival for film BUFFs

Building upon last year’s electric event, the Byron Underground Film Festival (BUFF) returns to shake things up, expand the mind, and celebrate the curious...

Now is the hour

By the early ’90s the golden days of live Australian music had subsided into a burnt out landscape of corporate pop and encroaching pokies....

It’s big comedy with Katrina

This month’s Ballina RSL Big Gig features Katrina Davidson. Question: Who has 24 years’ comedy experience, tells brilliant stories and keeps the laughs coming, no...

Rock-based roots

Singer songwriter Jerome Williams is a Northern NSW local and he has growing a league of hard core fans. Jerome’s music is melodic, percussive,...

Lore Bureau: The Art of Storytelling

The iconic Grand Pacific House, nestled in the Byron Bay hinterland town of Newrybar has opened its doors. A collective of local artists and...

Skills to make it in the industry

Did you know that some of the live local events are real-world classrooms where up-and-coming creatives learn as part of their work placements for...

Cosmic Creek in Byron 

Cosmic Creek, the 24-year-old Californian event that celebrates surfing’s transition years of the 1970s and ’80s, is coming to Byron Bay next month as...

Forging their own path

Hailing from the inner Brisbane suburb of West End, Kurilpa Reach have forged their own path in Australia’s music scene.  The original five lads of...

Interview with Bleach festival, Rosie Dennis, Artistic Director

The Bleach Festival shows a very different Gold Coast This year’s Gold Coast Bleach Festival gives hope to artists and creative practitioners that we are...

The not-so-grumpy Tim Stone, of Grumpy Grandma’s

Story & photo Kate O’Neill If you’ve been shopping at the local farmers’ markets for a while, you’ll remember Denyse Hodgson, aka, Grumpy Grandma; the...
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