‘Eating vegan plant-based food is one of the simplest but most powerful and effective things you can do as an individual to help reduce environmental devastation,’ says local Anthea Amore, publisher of the cookbook Passion. She is asking for $40,000... Read More →
Executive chef Simon Jones (far right) with some of his 24 chefs – photo Daniel Witchey On Thursday 17 August a very special culinary event will occur at Elements of Byron. In association with Paradox Wines the resort will host... Read More →
Multi-award-winning singer/songwriter husband-and-wife folk duo Two Lions launch their new EP Ember.
There is a terrific line in an Ani Difranco song: ‘If my life were a movie, everything I said would be interesting’.
It doesn’t happen much, but this July’s Big Gig at the Ballina RSL features Mandy Nolan and not one, not two, but three comedians called Dave!
Just more than two decades ago the now director of Opera Australia, Lyndon Terracini, started NORPA.
Every blue moon, you find a connection between director and subject that is nothing short of alchemical.
If you’re already in the Coco Family you know it’s Byron Bay’s biggest and best dance party
Sometimes it’s hard to be kind. Often it’s inconvenient. It can cause discomfort. And it can disturb your daily trajectory.
A loud, capacity crowd watched numerous bouts across a range of disciplines including professional boxing, Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts when the Cavanbah Centre hosted Byron Bay’s Night of Fights earlier this month. It was a good night for... Read More →
The Corona J-Bay Open in South Africa was blessed with amazing waves and groundbreaking performances with Filipe Toledo taking the win and setting new standards of performance on the legendary walls of Jeffreys Bay. Byron Bay’s Matt Wilkinson has retained... Read More →
More than a hundred skateboard riders and spectators turned out at the Mullumbimby skate park two weeks ago for the latest instalment of the region’s skate competitions RUKKUS 2017. The young riders were particularly keen, ready and determined to show... Read More →
Ross Kendall Local motorcross rider Lachlan Stanford won two heats of the Australian Off-Road Championship on the weekend in Kyogle and now leads the competition and is in a good position to win his first national title. Rounds nine and... Read More →
Ray Griffiths collected the win after a countback put him ahead of Rex Nixon at last week’s nine-hole Stableford, which was also the fifth round of the Point Score Championship for the Teven Golf Club’s men’s championship. Griffiths and Nixon... Read More →
Local greenkeeper Troy Makin won the Ocean Shores Mens Major Singles bowls championship for 2017 last week. Troy took on Ben Sweeney in the final played in blustery conditions. ‘Both players handled the wind well with Troy Makin doing enough... Read More →
Jenny Ogle All four of the Byron Bay Basketball Association’s junior representative teams have made it through to the finals of the Northern Junior League to be played in Port Macquarie over August 5–6. The club is very proud of... Read More →
Lismore is set to host the 10th biennial Masters Games including competitions across 14 sports over September 22–24, 2017. On the action side the games will feature baseball, cricket, dressage, golf, hockey, lawn bowls, mini-lympics, netball, oztag, softball, swimming and... Read More →
Story and photo John Campbell Every year, the Byron Bay Red Devils ask that their bye be allocated to the weekend of Splendour in the Grass, as they are most drastically affected by absenteeism it causes. And every year, presumably... Read More →
By Vivienne Pearson The Terrace food businesses band together during roadworks The Byron Shire is in the grip of roadwork mania. There are either potholes needing filling, potholes being filled, rates being raised to raise funds for pothole filling... Read More →
Local chefs, Zohar Flantz of Luscious Foods and Ronit Robbaz of Open Table Catering, have just returned to Byron Bay having won gold at the inaugural International Maccabi Culinary Competition in Israel as part of the 20th World Maccabi Games.... Read More →
By Simon Haslam Byron Character Despite having lived around Byron for nearly 30 years, I am still in love with it. Although I spend most of my time on the wide, long beaches, the area near the lighthouse has ‘character’.... Read More →
Last Saturday A Devilish Tale unfolded in Murwillumbah as Fra Alfonso, a.k.a Alf Demasi, and the Murwillumbah Philharmonic Choir told the story of the history of western harmony.
This year marks 10 years of Mullum Music Festival, a unique festival that presents music within the confines of the village, filling halls, pubs and clubs with local, national and international artists – an untried formula that has proven its merit by offering patrons and participating artists a very different experience.
Since graduating from SAE Byron Bay with a Bachelor of Audio, passionate music fanatic Leo Guardo relocated to Melbourne to become an audio engineer specialising in post-production sound for film, television, advertising and the web.
Indie-pop chameleon Georgia Fields and live-looping wunderkind Phia present a very special afternoon of musical dexterity, as they share the stage and each other’s songs – accompanying one another on everything from kalimba to Casio, electric guitar to tambourine.