January 7, 2015
In this Issue:
Neil Joseph Fraser is Mad Professor, a Guyana-born dub music producer and engineer lauded for his original productions and remix work.
A great way to start the year of music roundups – Jenn Grant is a heralded singer/songwriter from Prince Edward Island, in Canada’s Maritimes. Grant has four albums and one EP under her belt; she is about to hit Mullumbimby. Joining Grant on part of her tour are the Starboard Cannons this Saturday at The Court House Hotel.
Lou Van Stone combines her musical talents and spiritual connection into sounds from the divine source. A classically trained soprano, she has also performed with some of Australia’s leading names in jazz.
Here's wishing everyone a touch of Culture in 2015
The NSW government announced yesterday that $50m will be allocated to help establish rail trail pilot projects in an effort to ‘boost tourism’. But while sitting Nationals MP Don Page endorsed the move, other parties derided it.
Today’s coffee is a world away from the red-eye dark-ages of swampy overheated ‘cuppashinos’. Coffee beans are making and breaking the banks of many an ardent grower…
What do you do when you have everything? The spiritually minded could perhaps meditate and become one with the universe – it’s not hard really; apparently you’re not one with the universe until you’ve lived apart from it awhile. You then spend your time concentrating on reuniting with it?
The Brunswick Valley Meals on Wheels service, which operates from Monday to Friday, delivers almost 540 meals per week in the Byron Shire alone. But it's about much more than just delivering food.
There are calls for public involvement in a new think tank to counter the right-wing neo-conversative narrative being pushed by governments and corporations.
Latst form Bluefest HQ – Donovan Frankenreiter’s approach to his music is a bit like the approach that made his surfing legendary: he’s relaxed, not one to conquer the wave but to become one with it. His album Start Livin’ has the same approach.
Debra Maloney has spent the last four years writing, sourcing, reinventing and perfecting these delicious recipes in order for all coeliacs to enjoy great-tasting gluten-free food that Debra and her guests have been eating for the last 13 years, since being diagnosed with coeliac disease herself.
Broadly speaking, the tone of the new animations - dominated by Pixar and Disney - is upbeat, positive and, most important of all, inclusive.
Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) headed the team that was brought together at Bletchley Park and assigned the task of deciphering the Nazis’ ‘Enigma Code’.