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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

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OCA a ‘diamond in the rough’

Around four years ago a group of like-minded friends started a Syntropic Farm project. Since that time, they have...

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.

From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Cringe worthy PM

Keith Duncan, Pimlico After cringing at the spectacle of Scott Morrison blatantly lying to President Biden during that virtual climate...

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited newcomers to the sport well.

Board defends its management of Mullum Rural Co-op

The issue of potential fraud and financial mismanagement was a key part of the response from Mullumbimby Rural Co-op...

October 1, 2013

Issue 28.17

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In this Issue:

Everything you ever wanted to know about Lisa Hunt

The fabulous Ms Lisa Hunt will be turning heads with her first return show in Australia at the Bangalow Bowling Club on Saturday. Seven decided to find out a little more about the girl who’s been knocking ’em out for more than 14 years.

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Xavier Rudd at Boomerang

Xavier Rudd, Australian Musician, activist and surfer is an artist of both imagination and conscience. Xavier Rudd's ability to marry uplifting melodies with thought-provoking themes and concepts produced music that, one way or another, makes you feel good.

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Out came a (Thelma) Plum

One of the very special artists at Boomerang Festival is the recently unearthed indie roots artist Thelma Plum. Dug out by Triple J, this woman who cites Marianne Faithful as a major influence has an effortlessly beautiful mind-blowing, ear-thrilling voice, and a presence that will transfix you. Seven spoke with Ms Plum on the eve of her Boomerang show.

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Stillsons Going Your Way

The Stillsons are singers Justin Bernasconi on guitar and Cat Canteri on drums, along with pedal shell guitars Ben Franz (the Waifs). Joining them on Never Go Your Way is special guest Edmondo Ammendola from Augie March on bass guitar. Seven spoke with Justin about the upcoming tour for their third album.

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No fire ban for Katchafire

New Zealand’s reggae legends Katchafire have been touring the world, including an awesome set at the Glastonbury Festival, celebrating the release of their latest album Best So Far. Having played with Common Kings in the US, Katchafire were keen to invite them on this tour and share their good vibes with Australian audiences

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Tex Perkins Unleashes THE APE

Some musicians struggle to make one band happen, but for Tex Perkins, who’s become an icon in the Australian music industry for basically giving the finger to the Australian music industry, every band or musical collaboration seems to find its own very different momentum.

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Runner Runner

Often the most interesting aspect of your typical glam-crime flick is the presentation of what the director, producers and writers believe is the ultimate ‘in your dreams’ lifestyle. It can be so insightful as to how far crass consumerism continues to drag us unopposed towards greed’s barren horizon.

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Something for the AFL summer blues

Cadbury AFL 9s is kicking off in Byron Bay next month, taking advantage of the new Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex. The competition will be run by AFL Northern Rivers Juniors with all proceeds reinvested into developing local footbal

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Planes

Contrary to my initial misgivings, I was completely won over by both Cars and Cars 2 – in fact, I thought they were outstanding examples of the new feature-cartoon. Disney has here applied the same principle, ie, of giving life to mechanical objects, but the resulting Planes never gets far off the ground (ouch).

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Experts warn: choose sports health professionals wisely

Recent media reports have unfairly linked dietitians with the recent NRL drug scandal. This has prompted Australia’s leading nutrition organisations to call on all Australians, including professional sporting clubs, to do their background checks before recruiting a nutrition consultant.

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New festival helps stART street art

A new mural on the wall of Bayleaf cafe in Marvel Street, Byron, is a part of the 'stART me up' event at the Byron Bay Surf Festival.

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Miniature marine grazers harvest the sun’s bounty

Mary Gardner These past few weeks, the waves drop and surfers are becalmed. As the days lengthen, the spring flush of phytoplankton, the free-floating mass of single-cell life, makes the water a murky green. Visibility closes in for me and...

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Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.