March 18, 2015
In this Issue:
Marlon Williams’s music is built around the belief that the song is all that matters – For this country/bluegrass musician making music is sometimes as much about getting it wrong as it is about getting it right.
This week's Music Roundup features the Tea Party's Jeff Martin who following a mammoth year of recording and touring in Canada and Australia, hits the road in solo acoustic mode touching down at the Byron Brewery this Saturday.
This week's Culture wrap features 'Hyla' by Julie Corbet which is on show as part of Illimitable exhibition opening on Thursday at Art Piece in Mullumbimby.
Festival Directors Alex Grant & Kate Little talk about what is in store for this year’s Spirit Festival – mantras, music, yoga, chanting and whole foods. a celebration of everything good for the inner you.
The beloved one-time local resident Jo Jo Smith returns for a very special solo concert at Wilsons Creek this Saturday.
Last week I highlighted the Shearwater canteen in a brief history of its custodians and spoke on the effect that a creative, eclectic and healthy menu can have on students
A contingent of athletes from Far North Coast Branch rivals Cudgen Headland and Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club travelled south last week for the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, both finishing among the medalists.
Kellie Knight and the Daze have been at the forefront of the north coast’s soul and funk scene since their inception five years ago.
‘Doc’ Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) is like a stoned, hippie version of Colombo – in fact, I’ve not seen so many joints smoked onscreen since Seth Rogen and his man-boy droogs were last in town.
There is an ‘all that glitters is not gold’ moral here: Unheralded South African director Neill Blomkamp caught everyone’s eye with his confronting futuristic drama District 9 (2009).
The corporation tasked with the the rollout of NBN towers and fixed lines across the country has ignored pleas to halt a controversial tower being built close to residents at Clothiers Creek, west of Cabarita Beach despite resident claims it is illegal.
The forced merger of councils has not been ruled out by the NSW government, leading the state’s peak body that represents local government to accuse the Liberals and Nationals of planning amalgamation 'by stealth'.
A frank, honest, sometimes funny and at times sad discussion about the drug ice was held in Mullumbimby on Monday night. Just one myth busted was the belief that ice, or methamphetamine, isn’t a significant issue in regional Australia.