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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

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Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...


Gareth Smith, Byron Bay Trade Minister Dan Tehan wants to refer China to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) because he...

Interview with Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival

Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival talks to The Echo.

War The Bloody Hell Are You?

When faced with potential conflict, why are we abandoning the strategy that’s worked in the past for one that will definitely fail?

What’s your opinion on the COVID vax?

Even though the Federal government refuses to take responsibility for the slow rollout of COIVID vaccines across the country you can still have your say on its rollout locally.

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

December 9, 2014

Issue 29.26

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In this Issue:

Changing the world one yoga pose at a time

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...


Exodus: Gods And Kings

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.


Alexander and the terrible … day

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.


The Village People

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.


Gay Paris in Byron

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.


Music roundup December 11

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.


Byron Bay dishes up the Best Tourism Restaurant in NSW

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 busy world of The Lazys

The Lazys are certainly creating a groundswell on the live front with their raw and energetic rock performances.


Strong Australian ‘Thais’

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…


Electric-vehicle charging station opens

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 blasts off this week

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.


Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return

The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.