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February 25, 2021

Interview with Michael Balson, creator of Ocean to Sky

Local filmmaker helps tell the story of Edmund Hillary’s last adventure, in the film, Ocean to Sky

Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: There is no place like home… actually there are no places

Local low income residents in Byron Bay are the human koalas of our Shire. They too have lost much of their habitat. We need affordable housing now, not in three years, or five years, or ten. Now.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 27 January, 2021

Lemon Chicken is not only a Chinese takeaway favourite, it's also a great local five piece band who play songs that you forgot you loved. They like to pick and choose from the fine selection of great tunes we all grew up on.

Interview with Phil Manning of Chain

Phil Manning picked up the guitar at 15. He’s been playing now for nearly 58 years. This year, Chain play the Byron Blues Festival.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 20 January, 2021

Australia's adopted son, Arj Barker, says ‘Come revel in a positive and nurturing, almost womb-like comedic experience! Together we’ll create an environment where I know it’s okay to fail, because of your unconditional acceptance. And therefore I can take chances, and come up with brand new insta-classics, unhindered by fear and insecurity. Join me, special friend, and become part of The Process.’

STARS by Lilith 20 January 2021

This week’s Sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn in Aquarius say loud and clear to expect the unexpected. And of course, Happy Birthday Waterpourers...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Interview with Sarah McLeod

Sarah McLeod is a passionate woman. She’s Aussie rock royalty, front person of The Superjesus and a powerful solo performer. In this interview she talks about her two loves, one new and one gone; her piano and her dog. One found, and one lost, during lockdown.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Beginning 17 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Beginning 17 February, 2021

Cinema

Cinema

Find out more about whats on at the cinema in Byron Shire and local area

The Monuments Men

Of the current crop, George Clooney is one of the very few actors who might comfortably carry the old epithet of matinee idol.

Grace Of Monaco

Almost universally panned, it struck me that Olivier Dahan’s homage to Grace Kelly could not possibly be as bad as its notices suggested. I don’t think it is quite the pits.

Cinema Review: Truth

For anybody familiar with the Sydney skyline, there is a moment early on in...

Seven in print

Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.
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Interviews

Interview with Michael Balson, creator of Ocean to Sky

Local filmmaker helps tell the story of Edmund Hillary’s last adventure, in the film, Ocean to Sky

In the Spirit

Now in its fifth year, The Byron Spirit Festival gets ready to illuminate your psyche and bliss out your chakras with three days of yoga, chanting, music and joy.
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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 13 January, 2021

Women Like Us is the comedy sensation created by stand ups, Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs. Realising they were an anomaly in their industry – kick arse comics, but middle aged women – they realised that it didn’t matter how good they were, they were always going to be behind the 8 ball in an industry that favours under 30’s and is dominated by blokes.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 6 January, 2021

There’s been hardly any gigs out there, 2020 was the year that killed fun. So when stuff happens – you need to get out there and support it. Especially the arts.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 23 December

Every year the Starlight Festival in Bangalow transports locals to the celestial plane with soundbaths, shamanic journeys and in-depth everything. Taking attendees through time and space with a sound healing, you can learn to play the singing bowl, browse the market or access ancient knowledge.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 23 December

Boxing day is when the Anime Film Festival at the Regent kicks off. The Regent have put together a wonderful collection of Anime films to be enjoyed by all the family big and small.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 16 December

High Ground, starring Jack Thompson, Simon Baker and Jacob Junior Nayinggul is a Northern Rivers’ premiere. Shot in Kakadu National Park by Andrew Commis (Babyteeth) and directed by Stephen Maxwell Johnson (Yolngu Boy), this is a great opportunity to preview the film before it hits our local screens.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 9 December

Award winning performer Michaela Burger returns to the Brunswick Picture House for an intimate afternoon of song and story.
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Festivalspre-2020
remembering the good times

Byron’s Velvet Cafe inspires writers

There were over 100 entries into the inaugural Velvet Cafe writing competition and the winners of the three categories have now been announced.

Our Way Stories – local Indigenous elders to launch book at festival

Our Indigenous elders are custodians of knowledge. This knowledge...

Live Music Roundup – Thursday 10 November, 2016

Roots Reggae Shakedown  Local roots reggae legends the Jesse Morris...