August 26, 2014
In this Issue:
Director Rolf de Heer and actor David Gulpilil were co-writers of this sometimes confronting, often heartbreaking (in part thanks to Graham Tardif’s haunting score), but mostly dull and essentially negative movie.
It was during his final year of university that Cheynne Murphy found three chords on his guitar and, in the process, the truth. He dropped the corporate marketing career and walked into the spotlight.
One of the great attractions of bush footy (apart from there being no mind-numbing video replays) is the possibility that you might see something out of the box, something unheard of in the NRL.
A feast of cultural events including art, comedy, concerts, cabaret and theatre is on offer throughout the north coast this week, headed up by Opera Australia's workshops with schools in the Tweed working on their production of The Magic Flute – an Indiana Jones-inspired tale of adventure.
Over the years I’ve been asked about the process of critique, I’ve had people curious as to how I sum up a dish, a restaurant or an experience in a few fleeting words.
Year 8 students Chloe and Ben are two young buskers who will be competing for Mullum’s Steiner School’s inaugural Spring Fair Busking Competition.
With a guitar in her hand and a song in her heart, Lou Bradley launches her third studio album The Other Side at Wilsons Creek Hall this Saturday.
Local troubadour Mick McHugh has shown himself to be both a prolific writer of songs and player of gigs. He launches his new CD Choose Who You Wanna Be at the Rails on Sunday.
Of course Wayne Swan thinks there is no ‘budget emergency’. A real budget emergency, he told a Byron bay crowd at the weekend, was the global economic collapse in 2008, which was when he was federal treasurer.
Three years ago Byron Shire’s most famous brother-and-sister duo, Gabe and Cecelia Brandolini, found themselves selected for the Mullum Music Festival’s Youth Mentorship with Lucie Thorne.