July 8, 2014
In this Issue:
The inspiration for the upcoming Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival, according to organiser Fletcher Potanin, came from his early childhood growing up in Nashville.
Mullumbimby High graduate Daniel Harper now heads up one of the largest and most experienced independent providers of waste, resource and energy assessments in regional Australia.
It's the intimate gigs that help make the live music scene a whole, there is nothing better than getting up close and personal with some awesome talent. One of the highlights of this week's roundup is a performance by local group the Jesse Morris Band.
The Park Hotel Byron Bay FC Rams used their heads in overcoming a tenacious Ballina Seagulls in Round 12 of the Football Far North Coast Premier Division Championships on Saturday, with four of their five goals from headers
Winter brings greater stability to the weather in Byron Bay, and delivers the most comfortable fishing days, so dust off that rod that’s been sitting in the corner of the garage and get out among it
Byron Bay Writers Festival and the Australia Council are proud to present a literary roadshow: Five Writers, Five Towns in Five Days. Before the internet, before television, before the written word, we had stories. Writers were called storytellers, messengers and...
The international flavour continues at the 2014 Byron Bay Writers Festival with a star-filled line-up of guest writers from all corners of the globe. Festival director Edwina Johnson says the event has a great tradition of attracting international talent. ‘This...
Review by Mia Thom, Byron Bay Public School Living in her new house, missing her old life, Jelly discovers a fragile ‘otherworldly’ creature that needs protecting. She soon realises you can’t take something from where it belongs and assume it...
Music has always played an important tune at the Byron Bay Writers Festival and this year’s event brings some Australian greats to the Bay. Richard Clapton, much-loved legend of Australian music, will feature in conversation with award-winning journalist and author,...
Mandy Nolan talks to one of the north coast’s most accomplished artists about his interior voyages made manifest.
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Melbourne-based comedian Denise Scott currently stars in the Aussie drama series Winners and Losers; she has been a regular on the ABC on Spicks and Specks and on Network Ten’s The Project.
Australia-based musician Jeff Lang has earned worldwide acclaim as a virtuosic guitarist, a dynamic songwriter and a startlingly unique live performer.
A co-production between Force Majeure and Belvoir, Food combines elements of drama, comedy, dance and cookery in an erotic mix of words and movement. NORPA presents two performances this week.
After recently stepping down as Arakwal Corporation CEO after 17 years, Yvonne Stewart received the Leader Of The Year award at Monday’s NAIDOC ceremony in Mullumbimby.
While proponents of rail trail continue to spruik repurposing the region’s disused railways, Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson is calling for proposals and plans that utilise the rail corridor in Byron Shire, while not removing the tracks.’