February 25, 2015
In this Issue:
Indie hobo-pop darlings Skipping Girl Vinegar officially launch their anticipated third album The Great Wave at Bluesfest this year.
This week's round up features Marshall Okell – the Australian music scene has had a long history of uncovering phenomenal talent and the occasional larrikin. Marshall Okell is one man who embodies both attributes.
What’s in a name? In some cases people sit for hours stabbing in the dark, grabbing at suggestions and generally trying to inject some meaning into a business name. Other times, you just hear the name, you see the product and you say to yourself Yes!
Support for the inaugural The Board Meeting charity surfing event at Byron Bay next month continues to grow.Already more than 20 teams backed by local businesses have entered the event with some of those businesses donating items for the surf memorabilia auction to be held at the after-party and presentation
Byron Shire Council staff will be available today and tomorrow to discuss a planning proposal currently on public exhibition which aims to reclassify the Roundhouse site to ‘operational land – interest changed’.
The Tallowood estate at Mullumbimby plans to begin work on sports facilities after a ‘compromise’ was reached with Byron Shire Council.
If elected, NSW Labor will take plans for the West Byron development back to the drawing board, according to its Ballina candidate Paul Spooner.
We start our Culture column this week with a treat for poetry lovers ho are in for a very special evening of words and music at the first Poetry at the Paradiso for the year.
According to Mullumbimby community workers, addiction to ice and the subsequent domestic and family violence, mental health issues, and homelessness are issues for the whole town to deal with.
Freedom Fighters is Shahaf Efrat. His music can be described as techno/trance-oriented progressive psytrance mixed with a taste of everyday life experiences.
With a strong soul influence and a unique jazz sensibility, and peddling an important message, Under One Sun (Shameem's latest single release) is a catchy soul pop number that will leave you singing the heartfelt lyrics long after song’s end.
Kloset 2 Kostume: Celebrity Couture is a free six-week group course held at the Byron Youth Activity Centre and led by Kia Wasley.
I can attest to the almost inhuman hours bakers keep while toiling for this very basic human dietary need – bread.
Anna, a virginal college undergraduate, is whisked away by Christian in his helicopter to the young billionaire’s palatial penthouse in Seattle. After a minimal preamble, she asks, ‘Are you going to make love to me now?’