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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 19

‘This Life’ is the first single off Jesse Morris and the Shakedown’s forthcoming and first ever vinyl release titled The Children of the Sun. 

Other News

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

How much do you know about koalas?

How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

A confusion of letters in Ocean Shores

Apparently, there is another Ocean Shores in another part of the world, and they have deer…

One-way traffic trial for the Byron Arts and Industry Estate

The trial is described by the council as a 'quick-win action' from the Byron Arts and Industry Estate Precinct Plan.

Flickerfest tour returns to the Northern Rivers

Celebrating 30 years in 2021 Flickerfest is bringing its National Tour to The Regent Cinema Murwillumbah for one big film packed this weekend

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to...

January 7, 2014

Issue 28.30

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In this Issue:

August: Osage County

I’m not sure if boring is quite the right word for John Wells’s film adaptation of August: Osage County, but what was boorish in the extreme was the woman who sat in front of us and noisily stuffed her face for the first fifteen minutes with potato crisps.


Cinema review – Philomena

Philomena, in her old age, wants to know what happened to the illegitimate son who was taken from her by the ‘sisters of little mercy’ and adopted out to an American couple fifty years ago


Tasmania to Mullum via Nashville

Tasmania-born singer/songwriter Audrey Auld, now US citizen and resident of Nashville, has returned to Australia for a tour, which includes an afternoon performance at the Courthouse Hotel in Mullumbimby this Sunday.


Mi-Sex Burns back on stage

Apart from the odd kiwi joke, there is little separation between New Zealand and a Australia. In fact if you are talented enough we are quite happy to claim you as our own.


A night in the Kingswood

Excited to be home after a stint in the US, Kingswood have teamed up with Calling All Cars and are back on the road with new single Sucker Punch in hand.


Sailing the seas of plastic debris

The dependence on single-use disposable items, particularly plastic, is contributing to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, says Australian environmentalist Tim Silverwood.


Interview with Peter Castaldi

The Quad in Lismore presents its first outdoor cinema event – programmed by nationally regarded film critic and programmer, Peter Castaldi. Peter told The Echo about the vision.

Byron Bay FC undefeated in ’21

Ross Kendall Despite having a bye last weekend the Byron Bay FC premier division women’s team sit on top of the premiership table with an...

Interview with magician James Galea

James Galea is no ordinary magician. He’s not the smarmy guy in purple velvet with a cage full of pigeons sawing women in half. In fact, James is proud to say he has never cut anyone in half.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stirring the Tea Pot

A house without tea is not a home.