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Line Up Announced Byron Bay Guitar Festival

14 August 2018

Line Up Announced Byron Bay Guitar Festival

The Byron Bay Guitar Festival (BBGF) is returning on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018 at the Byron Bay Brewery for its second year. Organisers have deliberately put a focus this year on highlighting emerging and local talent, especially our young musicians, and women in music.

A diverse array of female performers across several genres including Dallas Frasca, Hussy Hicks, Minnie Marks, Legs Electric, Tullara, When Hawk Met Sparrow, and performers from Byron Bay High School (still to be announced).

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Over 8.5 Million in Create NSW Funding

27 July 2018

Over 8.5 Million in Create NSW Funding

Create NSW has announced the sixty-eight recipients sharing nearly $50 million in funding from Round One of the Regional Cultural Fund of which the Northern Rivers has received over 8.5 million to refurb and rejuvenate creative infrastructure.

The heritage-listed former Ballina Fire Station is to be re-born as ‘Ignite Studios’, a multi-disciplinary arts facility offering accessible creative studio spaces, dedicated workshop/project spaces and a visiting artist-in-residence space.

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NRCG 2019 Exhibition Call Out

30 July 2018

NRCG 2019 Exhibition Call Out

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is currently inviting exhibition applications across all artforms from artists, artist groups and curators for the 2019 exhibition program.
Located in the beautiful coastal township of Ballina the Gallery welcomes proposals across all art forms including but not limited to: visual arts, sculpture, craft, design, digital media, performance, installation/site specific works and cultural heritage that display innovative ideas and approaches to contemporary arts practice.

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Wonderbabes come to The Quad

24 July 2018

Wonderbabes come to The Quad

Wonderbabes is a thrilling new work by local artist and NORPA Associate Artist Kate McDowell exposing the traumas of our young sexual and political lives.

Set in Byron Bay on New Year’s Eve Wonderbabes is an epic story of one young woman’s incendiary journey through the night. Underpinned by a live electronic score from DJ/producer James Brown, Kate McDowell’s spellbinding performance is full of rage and poetic beauty.

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