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Byron Bay International Film Festival | Byron Bay – a Meeting Place for Innovative New Realities

Most film-lovers would be familiar with Weta Workshop, New Zealand’s world-leading design and effects facility behind the ground-breaking other-world settings and characters in films including Avatar, King Kong and Lord of the Rings. Weta have also been deeply involved in developing content for the Magic Leap One, the upcoming Mixed Reality headset from one of the most well-funded start-ups in history, a technology that until now has been veiled in secrecy – and that most people know from the social media video of a whale breaching inside a basketball court. Read more

Mudgee's Sculptures in the Garden to Exhibit Biggest Ever Collection

Regional sculpture exhibition, Sculptures in the Garden has announced that this year will see an unprecedented amount of artists enter the exhibition. The annual two-day exhibition, being held at Rosby winery in Mudgee on the 6th and 7th of October, will have over 250 works for sale from exhibiting artists from right across Australia. Read more

Big Names for Mullum Music Festival's Opening Night Gala

Every year the hottest ticket in town at Mullum Music Festival is the Opening Night Gala. This separately ticketed event kicks off the festival in style on Thursday 15 November at the beautiful Civic Hall in Mullumbimby, NSW. Featuring short performances by top festival acts, the Opening Night Gala offers a thrilling taste of the wonders of the festival weekend to come. Read more

Four Winds Launches Inaugural Youth Music Festival

James Crabb, Four Winds Artistic Director, has this week officially launched the inaugural Four Winds Youth Music Festival which runs from Friday 16 November to Sunday 18 November 2018. This new annual festival is a celebration of young people’s music-making and a culmination of the energetic, inspirational and creative programs that Four Winds offers to young people in the region throughout the year. Read more

[REC] Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival | Youth Films Competition Closing Soon

The [REC] Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival is fast approaching the deadline for young regional filmmakers aged 12-25 to submit their original short films by the 24th of September. Seize the opportunity to win from a prize pool worth over $40,000, including camera equipment from Black Magic Design, RODE Microphones and SAMYANG lenses, and experiences for further study from AFTRS and NIDA. Read more

Diversity, Community, Equality – It’s What Mullum Music Fest Does Best

Diversity. Community. Equality! That's the vibe that underpins Mullum Music Festival, the popular small town festival that’s on every music lovers’ bucket list. With headline acts like Nigerian Bombino, Guyana’s Mad Professor, Jah9 from Jamaica, and Osaka Monaurail from Japan bringing the music of the globe to the stage, the festival also brings local music to the globe with its third announcement celebrating the immense talent of the region. Read more

Student and Professional Wind Musicians Join Together on Stage

The Orange Regional Conservatorium (ORC) is proud to present our annual celebration of woodwind and brass music Howling Winds, featuring renowned Australian wind quintet The Chambermaids. The concert will be an inspiring mix of student performances, community ensembles and professional musicians. Read more

Byron Bay Guitar Festival Adds to 2018 Line Up

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. The brand new local festival is impressing audience and industry alike with its two-day line up. Read more

Artstate Bathurst 2018 Unveils Festival Program

Today at the Australian Museum, Regional Arts NSW announced the program for Artstate Bathurst, a four-day event that will bring an expected 200 arts delegates to the city from 1st to 4th November 2018. Artstate is a four-year program presented by Regional Arts NSW which aims to shine a light on excellence in regional arts practice and to explore the exciting possibilities for arts and cultural development across the state. Read more

Bello Winter Music 2018 Wraps Up a Sell-Out Success

In its fourth outing, Bello Winter Music (12-15 July) was once again a sell-out success that saw thousands of patrons fill the halls, cafes, clubs and streets of the picturesque Mid North Coast town of Bellingen. Thirteen different venues within the town played host to a diverse line-up of more than 80 international, national and local musicians. Read more