February 11, 2015
In this Issue:
This Saturday is V Day. Previously a day celebrating romantic love, Valentines day has been reframed as V-Day, the day that focuses on shining the light on sexual violence against women. Zenith Virago spoke with The Echo about the event that asks women to come together in a show of global solidarity.
Scientist and natural therapist Dr Tamara Justus, in the natural course of motherhood, conducted a guided meditation to help her daughter Jasmine relax and feel happier.
Nattali Rize, enigmatic front woman of Blue King Brown, has gone from strength to strength, spending most of last year living in Kingston, Jamaica, working on a fresh new musical project that is currently top secret!
Santé is now open at 10am, seven days per week, for a brunch with a twist. Here, they have a rep’ for a delicate pizza crust (among other culinary choices), and using that reputation, they’ve created a brekkie hybrid that’s being introduced on the brunch menu.
Increasing access to the performing arts is at the core of NORPA’s artistic program, embracing diversity in the region and engaging the community in relevant and dynamic ways.
Byron’s traffic problems have either been courageously tackled or wilfully exacerbated, depending on who you believe from last Thursday’s Council meeting.
There’s an ambitious plan hatching out at the entrance to Byron Bay from the highway on Ewingsdale Road. It’s so ambitious that, when complete, The Farm will be just one of two known ventures of its type in the world, according to owner/manager Tom Lane.
With a corn pipe dangling from a corner of his lips, and a laconic Australian lilt that drifts effortlessly into a Deep South drawl, CW Stoneking is a wildly unique act that will have you on the edge of your seat.
This week's Culture capers begin with V-Day Byron Bay who will host the 2015 V-Day Women’s Festival at Bangalow A&I Hall on Valentines weekend
Valentines Day for some represents a commercial investment. It comes around once a year and, depending on who you’re entertaining, the game is either to act on chemistry or it’s about pulling out all the stops…
Mike Leigh ventured into the Victorian era with his stupendous Topsy Turvy, an account of George Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s creation of The Mikado.
Re-watching ‘Kick-Ass’ recently, it occurred to me that the violence being jokily disparaged by director Matthew Vaughn was, in fact, the selling point of the movi