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Coming home

Coming home

exhibition by artist, Katka Adams This exhibition of drawings continues my work exploring immigration, both to Australia and to the City of Lismore, based on the traditional land of the Bundjalung people. “Coming Home” draws on my own experience as a refugee (from Czechoslovakia) and looks at how our community…

The Writer’s Voice

The Writer’s Voice

by Janis Balodis The writer’s tool is language. We are all born into language, but what if the one we are born into is not the one we end up speaking? What are the forces in our lives that determine our use of language, that prompt or stifle our need…

Steel Magnolias – Lismore Theatre Company

Steel Magnolias – Lismore Theatre Company

Lismore Theatre Company’s next production, Steel Magnolias, opens July 5th. This is a bitter sweet award winning play written by Robert Harling which chronicles the lives of six women who frequent Truvy’s Beauty Spot in Chinquapin, Louisiana. – their hair was a big as their hearts… This year marks the…

For Aboriginal artists, personal stories matter

For Aboriginal artists, personal stories matter

For Aboriginal artists, personal stories matter Louise Martin-Chew, The University of Queensland In the recent Julian Schnabel film about Vincent van Gogh, At Eternity’s Gate, Vincent asserts, “I am my painting”. The lives of certain artists are often viewed popularly through the prism of biography. But in the contemporary art…

Shire Choir at Bangalow

Shire Choir at Bangalow

Shire Choir is a fun interactive pop-up singing experience – join in this Thursday – either book through Eventbrite or pay at the door. Tickets $10 via Eventbrite or limited amount at the door. Thursday 6 June at the Bangalow Hotel Friday 28 June at Club Mullum, Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club…