Chayne Hultgren has new tricks to amaze audiences

SHOWMAN: Byron Bay artist Chayne Hultgren, also known as the Space Cowboy.

Chayne Hultgren has a collection of records to his name

Top 5 in Northern Rivers entertainment this week

Musicians Jim Kelly and Josh Boyd.

Our pick of entertainment on the Northern Rivers this week

Let me entertain you: Northern Rivers Gig Guide

UPCOMING: Galapagos Duck will perform at Currimundi this Sunday.

Be entertained: Here are your gig options this week

More events to come from Beef Week

2016 Beef Week Queen Georgia King is crowned at the Casino RSM Club, pictured here with Governor David Hurley and her parents, Wendy and David King.

Beef Week action continues until Tuesday, May 31.

Free movie screening at Ballina Fair Cinema tonight

Steve Le Marquand in a scene from the film Broke.

There's a Responsible Gambling Awareness Week screening.

New Ballina Players show is from a forbidden planet

LOVE IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY: Surrounded by the crew of Starship Albatross (Daniel Richards, Lachlan McGeary, Trevor Stone and Dane Bodley), Miranda (Jamaika Smith) becomes acquainted with Captain Tempest (Brian Pamphilon).

Captain Tempest is drawn to the forbidden planet

Steve Passfield is Goin’ It Alone

COMING SOON: Golden Guitar winner Steve Passfield will visit Ballina next month.

Locall artist Steve Passfield has certainly paid his dues

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Fugitive & The Vagabond, Ben Wilson, The Duke

Ruffnutt Productions brings you a night of alternative folk , blues, country and rock with some of the best songwriters and story tellers in the country.

The Tropical Fruits New Year Festival

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Northern Rivers Community Choir- Voices On Fire

Inviting everyone in the community, singers & ‘non-singers’ alike. Led by Chris James. Re-discover the heart of sound. This choir is easy, fun & inspiring .

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Kathryn Jones & Steve Passfield

An amazing country duo, Kathryn and Steve deliver an evening of great entertainment.

An amazing country duo, Kathryn and Steve deliver an evening of great...

T Bone Jivers

Great rhythms of rock n roll, Rockabilly, Swing and Country Rock.

Great rhythms of rock n roll, Rockabilly, Swing and Country Rock.

Happy Daze Karaoke

Happy Daze Karaoke is the premier karaoke in the Northern Rivers.

Happy Daze Karaoke is the premier karaoke in the Northern Rivers.

Happy Daze Karaoke

Happy Daze Karaoke is the premier karaoke in the Northern Rivers.

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10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

This week's gig guide

Fiji-born Shem brings his Bob Marley celebration to the Bangalow Hotel Sunday.

The gigs you need to know about this week

Complete guide to 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Laurel Bank Park is in full bloom for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Comprehensive guide to the 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

This week's gig guide

TAKING A STAND: Luke Vasella will celebrate Metgasco's departure at the Sphinx Rock cafe.

Full list of he gigs you need to know about

This week's gig guide

Round Mountain Girls will bring their powerful show to the Slipway Hotel in Ballina tonight from 6pm.

All the gigs you need to know about and more.

Build a fence around Byron and charge admission, says mayor

WE ARE more important for tourism than Taronga Zoo: Byron Shire mayor

Almost half of all foreign visitors go to the North Coast

Tourism suffers: Wategos Beach at Byron Bay, a popular holiday destination for domestic and overseas tourists, who are altering their travel plans due to the strength of the Australian dollar.

North Coast tops regional tourism numbers

11 awesome things to do in Hervey Bay

Looking out across the Bay.

Hervey Bay delights storytellers

YHA: Backpacker tax laws delayed, but we want them dead

Backpackers are vital in providing labour for many farmers across Australia.

Coalition facing heat from farmers, tourism sector over $500m grab

VIDEO: Dolphin swims into Mooloolaba for seafood feast

A dolphin is spotted at Mooloolaba Spit as the sun went down on May 15, 2016

Its fin popped up at first for a moment

Finding the new holiday hotspot in bustling Bali

GREEN FIELDS: Despite the rapid development in Canggu, many villas, including Fella Villa, are surrounded by rice fields.

Canggu is fast becoming the “it” place

Ballina pushes ahead with plans for new marina

TIME FOR CHANGE: A master plan is being developed for the trawler harbour site at West Ballina.

Developing a new marina could boost tourism and industry in Ballina.

FANTASTIC FIVE: Top rugby union players in our region

Byron Bay flanker Craig Wallace on the run in a FNC Rugby game against Lismore City. Wallace has been in top form for Byron this season.

Local players who have stood out in their games this month.

LOOKING BACK: FNC Baseball starts 2000 in fine form

Former FNC Baseball player Matt Gahan was spotted at the International Baseball League Australia Tournament and signed by the New York Mets. Later he played for Australia at the World Baseball Tournament and the International Baseball Federation Inter-Continental Cup.

First installment in new series on the game's growth in the region.

Bring the great outdoors inside

Placing indoor plants on a table can make an attractive decorative feature.

Gardening guru provides advice on plants for your pad