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Fri 14 Dec 2018

'Working Class Man' goes back on the road to rock

premium_icon 'Working Class Man' goes back on the road to rock

ROCKER Jimmy Barnes is looking forward to getting back to what he loves: music.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Traumatic Northern Rivers web series receives award

premium_icon Traumatic Northern Rivers web series receives award

BYRON-shot project Deadlock won Best online Series at the AACTA Awards 2018.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Creative take on Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest

premium_icon Creative take on Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest

ONE of cinema's most-loved chase scenes will be brought to life in an innovative way at QPAC'S Lyric Theatre.

Thu 29 Nov 2018

How a Byron band met this Hollywood superstar

premium_icon How a Byron band met this Hollywood superstar

THE actress and former supermodel stars in their latest music video.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

IGGY Pop, Nora Jones, Melbourne Ska Orchestra and Nathaniel Rateliff in new announcement confirmed today.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

PHOTOS: What goes on during a male nude calendar shoot

premium_icon PHOTOS: What goes on during a male nude calendar shoot

SOME of the men featured in the calendar launching this week could be serving your next meal at a local restaurant.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

If you think he's only about the music, you don't know Jack

premium_icon If you think he's only about the music, you don't know Jack

Laid-back singer-songwriter, surfer and filmmaker Jack Johnson shuns celebrity and many of the perks of being a chart-topping artist

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Kerry O'Brien, a witness of history

premium_icon Kerry O'Brien, a witness of history

THE award-winning journalist talks about his upcoming memoir and the things that motivated to write it.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

ANOTHER 19 artists have been added to the line up of the Byron Bay festival.

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Strange life forms: 'It's another world down there'

Strange life forms: 'It's another world down there'

AS PHOTOGRAPHER Steve Axford planted trees on his Northern Rivers property, he discovered something amazing.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Be berry excited for tomorrow's strawberry festival

Be berry excited for tomorrow's strawberry festival

SSS Strawberries is holding a massive free event tomorrow with more than 30 food vendors, free rides for kids and a strawberry-eating competition.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Rapper shows human side of hip-hop

premium_icon Rapper shows human side of hip-hop

WE tend to believe rap/urban music allows for toxic masculinity to proliferate, but Australian rapper 360 shows human fragility is key to creativity.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

CUTE: Where you can meet three baby goats these holidays

premium_icon CUTE: Where you can meet three baby goats these holidays

Sheep, goats, alpacas, chickens and geese run, peck and mix freely with people at Haigslea Hobby Farm.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Burlesque show set to light up Bundy stage

Burlesque show set to light up Bundy stage

IT'S going to go off with a bang when a popular burlesque troupe returns to Bundy this month.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

The story behind Chad Morgan's most personal song

premium_icon The story behind Chad Morgan's most personal song

"IT'S surprising how many people it affects; sometimes I look up from the stage and I'll see them crying."

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Meerkats are finally here

premium_icon Meerkats are finally here

THEY'RE not the three musketeers, but Imu, Otavi and Leo are the three meerkats set to call our region home.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Rev up! Drag racing is back, baby

premium_icon Rev up! Drag racing is back, baby

IT HAD a break but now the smell of burnt rubber will fill the air again.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

World War One photos turned into artwork at Gallery

premium_icon World War One photos turned into artwork at Gallery

HISTORIC war photographs have been turned into pieces of art as part of a new exhibition at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Coast man's rise from hitting rock bottom

premium_icon Coast man's rise from hitting rock bottom

LIVING from the boot of his car, turned away from a caravan park and any shot at housing, Keith was a far cry from his stable life in Sydney.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

1500 hit Rainbow Beach ahead of major competition

1500 hit Rainbow Beach ahead of major competition

Vacancies few and far between at region's popular tourist spot, with organisers saying "It's booked out" well in advance of the start date.

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