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The Loveys – four women telling it like it is – are heroic, humorous and hip! Stylish, yet down to earth, opinionated yet full of love, playing original songs, with big, beautiful vocal harmonies, accompanied by keyboard, ukuleles, bass guitar, drums and featuring the bassoon. The audience is right at home with the cabaret-style humour of The Loveys. Original songs slip past their too-red lips and overstated eyewear, their gentrified hats, and put greatgrandma’s Royal Doulton to a new, unintended use as the china tinkers out a syncopated funk. Brunswick Picture House | Thursday 5 July | 7pm | $15-20

We’re All going To Die is coming to Byron Bay this week after selling out across Sydney and New Zealand. Byron local Stefan Hunt has decided it’s the Shire’s turn to soak up the incredible message – fear less, live more, because we’re all going to die anyway right?

The Arakwal Corporation, Flickerfest & iQ Inc are thrilled to present an inspiring evening of Aboriginal storytelling celebrating NAIDOC Week 2018 and this year’s theme Because of Her, We Can showcasing the lives and impact of Aboriginal women.

The three-day mini-festival deals with themes around fear through the lens of our inevitable death. This multimedia festival of art, film, photography and immersive experiences, created by local and international artists, will spring up all over Byron across Studio Tropico, Pighouse Flicks, the Solar Train, Beach Hotel, Service Denim and the Byron Scout Hall. Don’t be fooled by the taboo name though; think of this event as an amusement park for your soul.

This year’s program curated from Flickerfest favourites will take you on a special journey with some incredibly funny, powerful and strong Aboriginal women whose uplifting stories will inspire and delight.

PERTH FESTIVAL A REVELATION Revelation Perth International Film Festival is highly regarded as the premier event for very independent newwave and hyper-alternative screen content. This is the first time Rev has ever left Western Australia and The Brunswick Picture House is screening a highlights program concurrent with the Perth event. Brunswick Picture House | Screenings from Friday 6 July till Friday 13 July

We’re All going To Die Festival | Byron Bay | 5–7July Info:

STUDY AT SAE FOR A DAY Are you interested in studying audio, graphic design, or film? Spend a day at SAE and experience student life at their Byron Bay campus. Learn from industry-experienced academic staff, and get hands-on training with actual coursework from our degree programs. Find out what student life is like at SAE. The workshops are a fantastic way to experiment with the creative media fields, and can provide great insight for those who are still unsure of their study plans. Lecturers will introduce you to technical skills in your discipline of choice, and provide insight into careers in your chosen field. Owing to the tertiary level of the workshop content, this event is open to anyone aged 15 years and above (year 10 and over). SAE – Byron Bay | Friday 6 July | $35


The program includes Nana, She Say and Aunty Maggie and the Womba Wakgun’, plus Nan and a Whole Lot Trouble and Hush. Come along and enjoy unique stories from incredible filmmakers championing Aboriginal women through this year’s NAIDOC theme. A fundraiser for the Arakwal Corporation and suppor ted by the I ndigenous Coordination Centre. The 11th Arakwal NAIDOC Week Film Screening 2018 | Byron Theatre Community Centre | Tuesday 10 July from 6.30pm. Tickets: The Byron Theatre, and at door $10 / $8 con

HEART CART FOR KIDS The Heart Cart is an interactive art cart based in Byron Bay using natural and recycled materials. Their mission is to create beautiful works of art using recycled and natural materials while spreading messages of love, inclusion and respect for our beautiful planet and each other. In this workshop, children can design and make their very own bedroom banner. Thurs 12 July 10am–1pm at Newrybar. Ph 6687 2233

Community Radio Bay FM 99.9 T 6680 7999 | W Bay FM public fund donations are tax deductible

MISSED OUT ON SPLENDOUR TICKETS? SUBSCRIBE NOW! to Bay FM and be in the prize draw to win ONE of 2 DOUBLE PASSES to this year’s now sold out festival. HURRY! Prizes drawn 5pm 9th July on Cruizy Beatz. Jump online at or phone 6680 7999 38 July 4, 2018 The Byron Shire Echo

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The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 33.04 – July 4, 2018  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire in northern NSW, Australia.

The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 33.04 – July 4, 2018  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire in northern NSW, Australia.