May 17, 2017
In this Issue:
Pultizer prize-winning journalist Susan Faludi is on her way to Byron Bay for a special out-of-season event for Byron Writers Festival at Byron Theatre on 31 May.
British singer/songwriter Ben Ottewell has announced the impending release of his third solo album A Man Apart on 25 May.
When you look up the word humble in the dictionary it should have a picture of Troy Cassar-Daly beside it.
It’s not every day that this reviewer agrees with a movie’s rating out of 10 on IMDb, but the 2.2 for this vile little concoction is hard to argue with.
Byron Bay’s Surf Alley comes alive this weekend when a team of Byron’s most talented street artists transform the area off Jonson Street that was once nicknamed ‘spew alley’.
The lasting impression made by Prometheus (2012) was that director Ridley Scott is more comfortable in ancient Rome than outer space. Confused and confusing, it was ordinary at best.
Legendary New York jazz drummer Joe Farnsworth’s Prime Time Quartet is returning for another mind-blowing performance at Club Mullum this Saturday.
After a couple of dud results in the last two Australian events Byron Bay’s Matt Wilkinson is on his way to a solid result at the Oi Rio Pro at Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Mullumbimby Giants have made it three wins from four starts after their 16–10 defeat of the more fancied Cudgen Hornets on Sunday. By any measure, the game was an absolute ball-tearer.
Shores Juniors were involved in their fist ever trip to the new field at Shara Boulevard and the U14s looked really excited for their clash against Casino two weeks ago.
More than 1,000 participants and an estimated 2,000 spectators were on hand to witness racing over four distances in the Byron Bay Triathlon last Saturday.
Girls soccer, cross-country running and cheerleading are all on the sports agenda at the Byron Community Public School. Our girls recently played in an all-girls soccer gala day in Ballina. Many of the girls had not played soccer before. We played four games and had one win.
The Byron Beez basketballers went down to the Ballina Breakers last Saturday night and missed out on a place in next week’s grandfinal of the Sunshine Conference.
It was a return to wet-weather rugby union and winning for Byron Bay when they hosted Casino at home on Saturday. The firsts had a solid victory beating the Casino Bulls 40–5. Craig scored a hat trick of tries and was...
The Bangalow Bluedogs football team beat Oxley Vale Attunga 3–0 in the fourth round of the FFA Cup played in Coffs Harbour last Saturday. The Bluedogs started slowly and conceded a goal in the first minute, according to coach Neil...
Story and photos by Vivienne Pearson When your editor lets you know of a new eatery that transformed his wife from decidedly frazzled to cheerful after a single drink, I know it’s worth checking out. Open since January, Elixiba’s name is...
Today Ivy asked me what Botox is. She’s eight. She’d found a humorous card on my bookshelf that depicts a 1950s mother and daughter with the caption ‘You’re never too young for Botox!’. She wanted to know (a) what is Botox and (b) should she be having it?
By: Vivienne Pearson If I were writing this as a work of fiction, Tully would be the name of a dog; a much-loved dog that eats a lot. For, you see, it was a dog (a much-loved dog that eats a...
Once a month Lisa Laing and Penny Loughnan from ‘The Gathering’ invite a selection of local Byron Bay entrepreneurs to each share their unique story at Combi in Fletcher St Byron Bay. This Wednesday night (tonight) The Gathering have invited...
Those of you who are health conscious are often a bit uncertain about eating bread and grains. If you are gluten free, you may find some of the commercial offerings a bit dry. According to Todd Cameron, known to many...