November 11, 2014
In this Issue:
Based on what happened to an American investigative journo who ventured too close for comfort to a dirty government secret, this movie nobbles itself at the outset by presenting the exposé in its preamble.
Christopher Nolan is regarded by many – himself included, you can’t help thinking – as a genius of contemporary cinema. Notwithstanding his rambunctious Batman efforts, my personal opinion is that he is a crashing, life-threatening bore
A great line-up of music from today headed up with hardworking singer/songwriter Dan Hannaford who has won this year’s Play Mullum and Falls Festival Protest Song Comp with his song Payday.
Matthew Michaelis is known to have a soft shell when it comes to community events with quirky themes. Here he’s plugging the upcoming Prawn (again) Festival.
The cultural landscape looks lush this week and is headed up by the Ukitopia Arts Collective presenting the Uki Primary School in their Day of Dance at the Uki Primary School this Sunday. This program is best for beginners to intermediate level and over 12 years old.
It’s morning in the office of Peter Noble, festival director for Australia’s premier musical event Bluesfest. The third artist announcement has gone out and Noble is paying close attention to the buzz on social media, heeding the feedback from Bluesfest fans all over Australia and the world.
My wife and I kicked off a product and packaged and freighted this business idea in our garage. I would say that there’d be quite a few sheds and garages in the northern rivers that are lent to the production of some interesting business ideas. Amir and Ricky Zikhron did pretty much the same thing with their Baraka Foods dips and cheese business.
Filmmaker Nick Colbey grew up in Byron and went to school there before moving out into the world. Nick now returns for the premiere of his latest film Loco Loco, a 25-minute surf film.
Vera Hinchliffe’s uncle Dennis Mullen will be one of the lives celebrated as part of an exhibition called Remembering Our ANZACs, to be held over November 11–17 at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club.
The northern rivers contains some beautiful areas and many people agree. Folks visit the region and go back to their respective homes and start packing, determined to resettle in them-thar-hills (or seaside). Quite a few of these excitable new residents are bringing brilliant ideas to our fair markets...
The AWU argues Australia is the only gas exporting nation in the world without laws to protect domestic consumers but the Northern Rivers Business Chamber believes CSG mining will bring local gas prices down.
Mullumbimby-based Trevor Keightley, a producer and director at Under The Sun Media with several documentaries to his credit, is looking ‘to make Australian film industry history’ by seeking $150,000 through the crowdsourcing platform towards his next documentary-drama. This is...