December 9, 2014
In this Issue:
Mandy Nolan Michael Franti is without a doubt one of Bluesfest’s perennial favourites – his boundless energy and his ethos embodying the vibe of the music festival. This year Franti is back, but it’s something pretty special: he brings his Soulshine...
There are some stunning visual effects in Ridley Scott’s latest blockbuster/bumbreaker, but perhaps the most impressive of all is how, as Moses, Christian Bale manages to morph into Charlton Heston, albeit with a whispered and barely intelligible enunciation.
If you think that Team Oz is doing it tough under the stewardship of the fork-tongued knuckle-dragger and his mob of reptilian droogs, spare a thought for the Coopers and the calamities that befall them on an otherwise clear and sunny California day.
Now in its second year, Byron Falls Festival continues its quest to make the NSW-based event authentically ‘Byron Bay’. Valley Lipcer is the creative producer of The Village, what many have called ‘the festival within the festival’. Seven spoke with Valley about what’s in store for Byron Falls.
The sleepy village of Alstonville has always had a touch of Desperate Housewives Wisteria Lane about it. Perfectly neat houses lined up on perfectly neat streets, all with perfectly neat lawns.
As we count down the days until the end of 2014, the local music scene is hotting up with summer – this week's roundup heads off with ballad-singing song-slinger Jimmy Dowling.
The winners of the 25th Annual NSW Tourism Awards were announced recently in Sydney, with local business the Byron Beach Cafe receiving the top accolade for Best Tourism Restaurant and Catering Service.
The Lazys are certainly creating a groundswell on the live front with their raw and energetic rock performances.
Many years ago… I know that every time a person kicks off a story with this familiar intro, whole generations start rolling their eyes like Mr Squiggle impatiently waiting for Miss Jane (google it!); however…
Australia’s first public electric vehicle (EV) charging station, powered by solar panels over a car park structure, opened at Macadamia Castle in Knockrow last Friday.
Uplift Festival is just a few days away, and for those with a soft spot for visionary, socially conscious and even esoteric speakers, plus conscious music programming, then this is the event for you.