What's on: Northern NSW
ONE BILLION RISING
THIS year's One Billion Rising will be held at Main Beach Byron Bay from 6.30am on February 14. One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine's Day 2012, began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at seven billion, this adds up to more than one billion women and girls.
TWEED COAST ENDURO TRIATHLON
THE Tweed Coast Enduro Triathlon will be held at Pottsville on Saturday, February 16. Fast, flat and friendly - this is the long course and sprint tri for extremely talented athletes. Whether it is a first hit out at a longer distance or pushing for a new PB - this is the event for you. Go to the website tweedenduro.com.au.
THE WONDERS OF THE HANNAH CABINET
GEOFF Hannah and/or his students present the wonders of his master craftsmanship every Wednesday at Lismore Regional Gallery from 10.30am. This is a free event held at the Lismore Regional Gallery from 10.30am. For further information, email Art.Gallery@lismore.nsw.gov.au, go to lismoregallery.org or facebook.com/LismoreRegionalGallery.
SEAN MCMAHON - CABARET BY CANDLELIGHT
THE Nimbin Bush Theatre is delighted to announce another amazing night of world class music as part of their Cabaret by Candlelight premium music series. They welcome back Sean McMahon on February 15. Across five albums to date he has honed a unique style and voice all his own and traversed a musical landscape from densely textured alt-country through to an eclectic blend of folk, blues, 'cosmic' country and rock and roll.
Entry by donation, event starts 7pm. Go to nimbinbushtheatre.com/events or facebook.com/pg/thenimbinbushtheatre/events.
ROARING AT THE ROUS' - STAND UP COMEDY NIGHT
PREPARE another night of laughter as Larry Laughs Loud returns with their monthly supply of hilarious local comedians ready to make you laugh until your cheeks hurt on February 20. This free event is held from 8-10pm and all performers must register their spot prior to the event, as places fill up fast.
To reserve your place on the stage or for more info, email or check out Larry Laughs Loud on Facebook, facebook.com/larrylaughsloud or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRIBAL BELLY DANCE BEGINNER COURSE
THIS six-week course for beginners is held from February 20 at WildFox Studios. A fusion of traditional dance styles and known for its distinct look of coin bras/cholis, big colourful skirts and tribal jewellery, dancers learn set dance moves with hidden cues allowing their dances to improve and move as one group without choreography. Held from 5.30-6.30pm, Fixed Price: Adult $99, WildFox studios, Level 3, 16 Carrington St, Lismore. Phone Sasha Fox on 0409 246 180.
LISMORE Theatre Company presents Breast Wishes from February 21 to March 3. An uplifting Australian musical comedy about life, love, family and silicon. A celebration of breasts and those who support them. Ten per cent of all tickets sales will be donated to Jodie's Inspiration. Thursday 7.30pm; Friday 7.30pm; Saturday 7.30pm; Sunday 2pm - Thursday 7.30pm; Friday 7.30pm; Saturday 7.30pm; Sunday 2pm. Other: $25 Adult, $20 Concession/LTC Members. Rochdale Theatre, go to trybooking.com/ZXOX.
OCCUPATION was shot in and around Murwillumbah in early 2018. A host of locals were given positions as extras in this movie, and this is a chance to see yourself, your kids and your friends up on the big screen. It will feature a post movie Q&A with actors from the film, including well-loved Nimbin local, James Stratton on February 22 at the Nimbin Bush Theatre. The night starts at 7.30pm, For more information, phone 02 6689 1111.
AN EVENING OF LIGHT OPERATIC ENTERTAINMENT
PALM Beach performer Christian Bischoff will sing light opera and Broadway hits at Cinemax Cinema, Kingscliff. This is the cinema's first ever live show and is planned for February 14, but is NOT a Valentine's Day event. Christian has performed all around the world and is looking forward to this unique event at this unique location. Contact the cinema for more information, go to cinemaxcinemas.com.au.
JUST A BOY AT 70
LEO Sayer celebrates his 70th birthday year with a series of special concerts around the world. After the sold out success of his 2016, 2017 and 2018 UK tours, Grammy award winning, international chart-topping, British music legend Leo Sayer is touring Australia and NZ with his all star Australian band for a short series of concerts and festival appearances before returning to the UK, Europe and the USA again for the northern summer 2019 touring season.
He will play Twin Towns at Tweed Heads on 17 February from 7pm. Go to twintowns.com.au/events/leo-sayer.
SONGS & STORIES WITH RONN MOSS
ONE of the world's most favourite soap stars Ronn Moss will be touring in March. Ronn is renowned worldwide for his portrayal of Ridge Forrester in The Bold and The Beautiful, as well as his worldwide hits with Player including Baby Come Back.
He will be presenting an evening of great songs and stories from an illustrious career that started at the tender age of 11 years old.
Don't miss this amazing evening filled with memories, laughter and great music. At Twin Towns Services Club, 2 Wharf St, Tweed Heads. On Saturday, March 30 at 8pm. Tickets: Reserved Seating: $55. VIP Meet & Greet: $155. Go to twintowns.com.au.