February 18, 2015
In this Issue:
Digby Hildreth Timothy Leary’s advocacy of LSD and other psychotropic substances led to his being labelled ‘the most dangerous man in America’ by Richard Nixon. A visionary and revolutionary of his times, by 1966 he had used chemicals to open the...
Back from a solo international tour schedule that would have lesser men freaking out, Bobby Alu has opted out of a summer and is releasing and touring his latest suite of songs, collectively entitled Bay Sessions.
You’d need a couple of lifetimes to get to the end of the good things happening on the north coast.
This new column comes about with requests to feature people and organisations involved in the networking and sustainable growth of conscientious businesses…
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote up the Aquarius cafe, bar and restaurant in Lawson Street in Byron Bay.
This week's Music Roundup heralds the return of our very own delicious diva Lisa Hunt – she says she is ready to party.
There is nothing like he experience of live theatre and this week's Culture wrap features the Ballina Players’ 'It’s a Wonderful Life' where 1940s radio plays were as popular as movies and their stars were feted like movie stars.
Xavier Rudd is renowned for being a one-man-band setup with a half-dozen guitar choices, three didgeridoos and various styles of native drum.
We humans are sentient beings and when it comes to sitting in someone else’s space, I know I get the jitters if the overall atmosphere is unfriendly, stiff or uncomfortable.
Byron Youth Service is struggling after government cuts and former director, ALP Ballina candidate Paul Spooner, said the federal government policy, 'is destroying all the good work built up by our local community over the last 30 years'.
Activist group Positive Change for Marine Life joined with Ban The Bag NSW to stage a protest action at Byron Bay’s Main Beach on Sunday.
If you like your enlightenment with large doses of spiritual-political satire and activist entertainment, then Alan Clements is for you. This former monk delivers conscience raising that celebrates freedom of expression and the power of the human voice.
Australian audiences will be able to immerse themselves in the wonders of the ocean without getting their feet wet this March as the Ocean Film Festival Australia hits cinemas across the country.
The Daintree Rainforest is still in loads of trouble and a local company, Byron Bay Coffee is going to match dollar-for-dollar donations received in donation boxes at local cafes they supply.
So much more than a pretty face, ‘weather girl’ Magdalena Roze has two degrees, one of those in the meteorology she delivers to our radio waves and television screens.
The Byron Bay Surf Festival took out the Surf Culture Award at the Surfing Australia awards night in Manly last week in front of 'some of the most legendary and most influential Australian surfers of all time'.
It was a throwaway line from Mister Turner that boomeranged back into my head while watching this altogether adorable film; 'no good deed goes unpunished'.
Martin Luther King’s 'I have a dream' speech was one of the greatest ever made. It was delivered in 1963, two years before he led the famous freedom march from Selma…