September 17, 2013
In this Issue:
Just over two decades ago Leonie Mills put in for a modest grant for disadvantaged schools for Upper Main Arm. With that she planted the first seed for what was to grow into Spaghetti Circus.
One of the highlights for this year’s Mullum Music Festival is the sensational Arte Kanela, Australia’s foremost flamenco ensemble. Featuring Richard and Johnny Tedesco, Manolo Jaen and Chantelle Cano who spoke with The Echo about the magic that fuels her and ARTE Kanela.
Noah Baumbach’s delightful new film might loosely be classified as a romantic comedy. But it’s wittier than the standard offering without ever striving for belly-laughs, and its central character is preoccupied with a long-standing, non-sexual relationship with another woman.
Legs Akimbo are partners in life and crime: Amy Bee Sting and Ben Scott. Born out of the UK festival scene, the two have developed some wacky interactive games and on-stage antics to engage large groups of willing festival-goers.
Te Haa Aio is music, dance, theatre and stories all rolled into an intimate journey. Be astounded by the lullaby of an ancient whale tooth or the wind instruments of an albatross wing. Hear the sound of more than 40 different Maori musical first instruments of Aotearoa,
Woody Allen’s later movies are proving to be predictably erratic. His last, set in Rome, was a dismal affair, but the one preceding it, in Paris, was sublime. As for Barcelona… well, let’s just not go there.
Michael Douglas took on an enormously tough assignment when accepting the part of Liberace. How do you portray a larger-than-life celebrity whose career was built on excess without giving the impression that you are acting over the top?
Byron outfit Potato Potato have garnered attention from the music industry with effortless humility. They may be high school students but that hasn’t stopped them being chosen to play Woodford Folk Festival, Splendour in the Grass and Byron Blues Festival.
Axing the mobile library stops in Suffolk Park, Ocean Shores and Federal, suggested in a Council staff report, is just one suggestion to achieve budget savings of $65,500. The report, to be tabled by councillors at the upcoming September 19...
New high-speed broadband connections will be unavailable in Byron Bay for up to six months until Telstra gets around to upgrading its local exchange.
Homelessness is a topic which sadly receives little mainstream media attention, but it’s one that became a reality for nursing student and single mum Steph Rouillon. She says she was inspired to organise a homeless fundraiser after finding herself evicted...
At just four years of age, Ocean Shores actress Daisy Sexton is already being watched by millions of television viewers across the US in the new NBC series Camp.
At just 14 years of age, Louis Clark has already been playing tennis for eight years and competing for over a third of his life. A bit of a lone ranger, Louis spends his time at several clubs and benefits from the experience of more than one coach and a few training buddies. Photos Eve Jeffery