Some much anticipated sunny weather and a little finger picking from the Sidewalk Stompers helped get crowds in the mood for Saturday’s annual Old & Gold festival at Brunswick Heads.
Despite a few spots of rain, the 2018 Mullum2Bruns Paddle attracted a crowd, both in the river and on the bank, with some 1206 paddlers participating complete including several dragon boats.
In a year that saw hemp foods finally decriminalised and some small progress on medical marijuana, the weekend’s Nimbin MardiGrass renewed its struggle for complete legalisation.
The misty dawn and hint of rain was hardly going to deter those who had fought in muddy fields, steaming jungles or sandy deserts in the name of our country.
Hosted by the oldest living culture, Boomerang Festival was a highlight of this year's Bluesfest.
I could actually sum up yesterday at Bluesfest in two words: Hussy Hicks!
Yesterday Tyagarah relaxed into hump day and punters bumped along in the Bluesfest groove.
Day two at Bluesfest upped-the-anti as the best gigs in the country all played simultaneously at Tyagarah and punters came away very happy
Despite the wet weather, three World Naked Bike rides took off around the Northern Rivers over the weekend without a hitch and without a stitch – albeit with somewhat fewer participants than in more clement years.
Celebrating the achievements of Pauline Menczer was well overdue when, on Tuesday evening, she became the 40th inductee into the Hall of Fame at the Australian Surfing Awards on the Gold Coast.
Last week dancer and choreographer Emma Saunders was in the NORPA Studio developing a new solo movement work Dancing With Myself.
At 7am on Valentines Day, some 223 people, mainly female, got their red on for the annual V-Day flash mob on Byron Bay’s Main Beach.
Byron Bay’s Hello Sunday Morning, featuring Tommy Franklin and in fact held last Saturday, was a great success with about 500 people enjoying the morning. SEE PHOTOS
Hot weather saw some 200 protesters angrily press their point with Ballina Mayor David Wright that Lake Ainsworth’s eastern road should remain open, at a rally on Saturday. But the mayor has declined to change his position that the road should be closed to benefit the ecology of the lake.
Nothing says New Years Eve's like 25,000 thousand voices rising together in song – and that's exactly what happened at North Byron Parklands yesterday when Daryl Braithwaite hit the stage…
Audiences from Lismore and beyond were treated to a very special event last week as NORPA presented Djurra, a work in drama and dance.
Inspired by a Bundjalung creation story called Three Brothers, NORPA’s latest offering is a mesmerising dance theatre piece called Djurra.
Even rain during Sunday’s street parade failed to take the sheen off the 10th annual Mullum Music Festival. It simply provided an excuse to add an array of umbrellas to the already colourful street scene.
Yes, it’s dancing in the streets. It’s dancing in the halls, in the pubs, the clubs and even the school. Even if you aren’t in a venue, Mullumbimby is a town that’s having too much fun. If you do have... Read More →
The Mullumbimby Show went off with a bang this weekend despite the rain on Saturday. With boys having their first go at being showgirls – or Rural Youth Ambassadors as they are now known – there was stiff competition in the junior section.
Lismore Regional Gallery launched a fundraising campaign at its grand opening on Saturday night to purchase The Hannah Cabinet for the gallery’s permanent collection.
Main Arm Valley is a vibrant emerald green and echoing the sound of music. View our photo gallery
With still a month to go before the results of the nation’s longest ever survey are tabulated, supporters of the marriage equality YES campaign took to Byron Bay’s Apex Park on Sunday to relax, reflect and re-energise.
Love them or hate them, the number of people going vegan is growing daily and they are definitely here to stay.
Close to 500 runners and walkers took the rare opportunity to scale Mount Chincogan on the weekend for the reawakened Chincogan Charge. It was the first time the event had been run in 16 years and at a warm 27... Read More →