Standing Now is an exciting theatre production fusing artforms such as contemporary dance, hip hop and aerial circus with the innovative use of music, digital media and film.
It explores the concept of self identity and how we define ourselves as the characters struggle to free the world from the clutches of an evil super villain who is controlling freedom of choice and independent thought through technology.
Kelly's work is largely based on circumstances that surrounded her when she was young, as she was born to a family of great iconic imagery and pop culture of the 20th Century. Her work is fundamentally grounded in graphic pop culture.
Movie buffs can look forward to a small but powerful film program featuring the great works of John Pilger, Louis de Bernières and Paul Cox as part of the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival offsite events line-up.
2010 Australian MasterChef winner Adam Liaw, former Vogue and Cosmopolitan fashion editor turned restaurateur turned author Victoria Alexander and local Byron chef, food writer and restaurant reviewer, Belinda Jeffery are just a taste of the foodie line-up featuring at the Byron Bay Writers' Festival.
Festival Director Candida Baker advises that the foodie events are amongst the most popular and tickets go quickly.
The other day while walking along South Golden Beach - I saw a whale... I've seen them from shore before.This whale nearly jumped out of the ocean (halfway at least).Then - for the next few minutes I saw a big flipper and its tail.It was quite spectacular!
We offer return bus from Jonson Street to Circus Arts. 2.5 hours on the training floor doing a whole mixture of circus skills such as juggling, staff twirling, mini tramp, silks, tight wire, static trapeze plus they get to swing on the high flying trapeze!
The festival will now be held at Belongil Fields and takes place over several days from the 6th to the 8th of August in Byron Bay and includes literary lunches, film screenings, theatre, book launches, interviews and panel discussions. This year’s festival will be held between the 6th & 8th of August 2010
Goodbye Crackernight at Mary Ryan’s Books, Byron Bay, from 10am Friday and Saturday 19 & 20th of March. (Woo-hoo.)
Mary Ryan’s Books is the main bookstore in Byron Bay and I’ll be privileged to be there, signing books, talking all about Goodbye Crackernight to store customers, legions of screaming fans, fainting girls, swooning mothers, grown men weeping – you get the picture.