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Do you have an IF?

When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

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Hormones may be the key to treating anorexia

It has one of the highest death rates of any mental illness, and leads to severe physical and mental health complications. But anorexia nervosa has been poorly understood, under-recognised, under-researched, and underfunded for decades.

Wiggle it for the solstice

A full moon ‘Winter Wiggle’ is on Saturday as the solstice tribe connect. They will be rocking Durrumbul Hall from 6pm till midnight with local legendary DJs: Pob, Halo, Ria Listic and 4 Eyes; plus special guests Daddy Issues  – making a road trip from the Central Coast; and Avaxa – will be slipping in a wiggle in her world festival schedule, flying up from Melbourne.

Budding young musicians hit the stage at Byron Farmers Market

There will be a special appearance at Byron Farmers Market tomorrow morning! Along with the freshest locally-grown produce, the...

Do you have an IF?

When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

Self-defence explained

For those still confused, killing 38,000 unarmed civilians, a third of which were children, would not be self-defence, (however...

Volunteer groups get funding

Fourteen projects led by volunteer groups have been awarded $300,000 through the Community Building Partnership Program, says local Greens MP, Tamara Smith.

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Boomerang Festival gets a hand

Harvest Cafe and The Three Blue Ducks joined forces last Friday at Coorabell Hall to raise funds for the Boomerang Festival.

Boomerang Festival needs your help

The Boomerang Festival is in its final weeks of a crowd-funding campaign and is hoping the northern rivers public will contribute.

Budget boomerang

Byron Shire Cr Paul Spooner. The announcement of the 2014 Boomerang Festival not going ahead demonstrates the critical importance of arts funding to maintain a vibrant arts and cultural sector.

2014 Boomerang Festival cancelled

Organisers of the Boomerang Festival of first nations have announced the 2014 event will not go ahead and said they are rebranding it as a biennial event. The announcement follows a withdrawal of funding.

‪Boomerang Festival set to return ‬

Organisers of the inaugural Boomerang Festival of indigenous music and culture held at Tyagarah over the weekend were boyed by its success and crowd response, vowing it will come back bigger and better next year.

Boomerang Festival takes off

Renowned actor and dancer Ernie Dingo will MC the opening ceremony of the Boomerang Festival at 6.15pm today hoping to create history by inviting festival goers to participate in Australia's biggest Flash Mob experience.

In Conversation with George Negus

George Negus is one of Australia’s most loved broadcasters. Loved for what has been called his ‘warm, common touch’, as a journalist Negus has long been the champion of the underdog, and a voice of reason when it comes to tackling complex social issues. Negus is one of the featured speakers at Boomerang Festival.

Boomerang heading our way

http://youtu.be/QVCWQd_6go8 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the famous Yirrkala bark petitions that changed the way Australia related to its first peoples. So it’s...

Bow and Arrow’s eccentric duo

Bow and Arrow are an eccentric husband-and-wife duo that live in a big love bubble in the Blue Mountains. Bow (Mindy Jane) met Arrow (Mitchell Kwanten) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and they have been partners in crime ever since.

Finding her Tribe

Mandy Nolan My mountain greets your mountain, my river greets your river, my Tribe greets your Tribe. Prepare to be immersed in the powerful sounds of...

Spanish Film Festival

It’s fiesta time as the 2024 HSBC Spanish Film Festival, presented by Palace Cinemas, prepares to set screens alight with a superb selection of the finest new films from Spain and Latin America. The festival’s largest lineup to date opens nationally in June at Palace Cinemas.

Byron Open Mic at Yulli’s

Byron’s newest Open Mic afternoon is on every Sunday at Yulli’s on Carlyle St.  Yulli’s want to welcome all acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters to come on down and showcase their talent.

Driven with soul

Under a different stage name Milo Green is an award-winning songwriter and musician who has supported iconic artists like Diesel, Dragon, Josh Pyke, Glen Shorrock (Little River Band) and more.

Exciting live act

One of Australia’s hottest slide guitarists, Adam Hole is one of the most exciting live acts on the circuit today.