November 1, 2017
In this Issue:
From the days of the dinosaurs, birds have been an integral part of our world. People have always watched and listened to them and members of a wise culture would also be learning from them. But are we?
Following her sell-out Adele show Rumour Has It last year, the incredible Naomi Price and her band return to NORPA at Lismore City Hall on 10 and 11 November with her new show Lady Beatle – a fantastical musical tale about the real women who inspired The Beatles’ biggest chart toppers.
The creative energy behind Bay FM’s long-running radio show Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond are organising a big fundraiser this week with a shindig at the Brunswick Picture House.
The news that KC’s is closing down means that choosing 20¢ worth of mixed lollies, or grabbing a Chiko Roll for lunch, will be a thing of the past for Brunswick Heads residents and visitors
One Vision Productions, who work with the youth of the Byron Shire and beyond, recently set up a Creative Hub as a permanent base in the Byron Arts and Industry Estate and have begun a crowdfunding campaign to fund it.
Monique Hartman of Popped Creative has a vision to bring together the brightest creative and business minds in our region, to share their insights and stories to connect, inspire and entertain with Hustle at Thom Gallery on Friday.
The prevailing tone in screenplays written by Joel and Ethan Coen can grate if you prefer a story that is less inclined to archness in its presentation.
Dangerously Poetic Press presents Ode to Joy, Poetry and Music, on Friday, 7pm till 9 pm at Brunswick Heads Primary School Hall.
Byron council staff appear to have misled the community by saying via email to the Byron Environment Centre that the masterplan leadership team provided community feedback ‘that the BEC kiosk in Railway Square would best be located elsewhere.’
Charlie Pickering is hard at work. He’s head down creating the end-of-year show for The Weekly called The Yearly.
You’re indulging your latest NetFlix addiction when suddenly the internet slows to a crawl. You sit and stare, blood-pressure rising, as the page reloads at the speed glaciers used to travel at before we ‘streamlined’ them with climate change.
Some locals are unimpressed with Byron Shire Council’s recently erected no-parking signs from Whites Beach to Seven Mile Beach in Broken Head.
I cannot find a bad word to write about this bittersweet and abrasively topical movie.
Byron’s colourful street art collection has a striking new addition after acclaimed local artist, Angus McDonald, installed a mural inspired by Hemingway’s The Old Man and The Sea last week.
Tickets will go on sale to locals today at 9am through fallsfestival.com, a day ahead of general sales on Thursday, November 2.
Who said the silent disco was only for the youth of today? The same concept is now being used as a form of physical and mental therapy in aged care and recently a Northern Rivers trial measured the impact of this on dementia patients.
'Classical Greek philosopher Aristotle defined three ways to achieve persuasion: ethos, logos and pathos. Were they successfully deployed at last Thursday’s Council meeting?' asks Hans Lovejoy
Highlighting the capacity that community colleges have to meet the state’s regional economic development challenges was a key element of the professional forum organised by Community Colleges Australia recently.
Did you know that parking charges are the fee that consumers hate most? This was the result of a UK survey that came back with an overwhelming majority of people surveyed saying parking should be free.
The first clod of earth was metaphorically turned at Stone & Wood’s new Byron home on Tuesday morning, with the spade sitting idle owing to sunny conditions more conducive to beer drinking than hard labour. Isn’t it often like...
By Vivienne Pearson It’s an opening party that is belated, depending on your definition, by either six months or 73 years. In the big picture, the party is more than 70 years late, as the The Empire Cafe has been a...
Fresh yoghurt made with milk from the school’s herd of cows. Native honey harvested straight from the school hive. Quiche made with eggs from the school chooks and spinach picked fresh from the garden. These are just a few examples...
Since mid-year Elements of Byron resort has refocused its substantial marketing investment and effort toward families. With the opening of the final 99 villas last month, the capacity to host family groups has quadrupled. Sixty-eight of the new villas...
By Vivienne Pearson A Steely Dan song of the same name gives the first clues about the inspiration for the Pearl of the Quarter food truck and catering business. ‘On the water down in New Orleans, my baby’s the pearl of...
By Vivienne Pearson Spending months on a yacht sailing around the Mediterranean Sea sounds like bliss. For the guests, sun, sea, sailing are definitely the life. What about for the staff though? There are definite perks – like beautiful places...