Kathryn Jones and Steve Passfield
Kathryn Jones and Steve Passfield

Top 5 in local entertainment this week

1. Country kicks at Lismore Workers

2014 saw Kathryn Jones partner with Golden Guitar winner/producer Steve Passfield to craft an eclectic, alt-country album that has injected a much needed jolt into the Australian country music scene.

Their debut single shot to number four on the National Country Tracks Charts. Released at the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival, the album has been receiving extraordinary reviews.

Catch Kathryn Jones and Steve Passfield at the Lismore Workers Club, from 8pm, Saturday, December 19.


2. Create art in the park

PACK the car with your personal art supplies and get yourself to Nimbin's Art in the Park event this Friday.

This is an all ages, free event where everyone is welcome.

In the case of bad weather the event will be held in the Cultural Centre, 71 Cullen St Nimbin.

Practise your art in Allsop Park, Nimbin from 9am to 5pm, this Friday, December 18.



3. Unbelievable

ELIXIR is an incredible display of acrobatics and physical comedy, tied together with an eccentric narrative.

An action packed hour of circus, with a story that follows three bumbling - albeit handsome, scientists who attempt to create the elixir of life. The mayhem that follows is a beautiful mix of incredible acrobatics and impeccable comic timing.

Elixir, presented by Head First Acrobats will perform at the Byron Theatre, Friday, December 18, at 8pm. Ticket pricing for adult, just $25, concession $21. Age: 15+ (Mild Adult Themes).


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4. Passionate storytellers

FROM folk to funk dynamic duo, Jimi and Lea of Dirty River Duo are passionate storytellers who have the ability to make any song their own.

Not restricted to a particular genre, their set showcases everything from heartfelt folk ballads, to soul, funk and alternative country blues.

They play the Eltham Hotel this Friday from 6pm.



5. A fine time to rhyme

AUTHOR and illustrator Theodor Geisel (Dr Seuss) introduced many fantastic characters to generations of kids. The Bippolo Seed is one such story.

On today, from 2pm, catch Lismore Theatre Company's interpretation of the story.

Free entry for all members, non members need to sign up to receive free entry.

Woman hurt after hit-and-run near Lismore

Woman hurt after hit-and-run near Lismore

The woman was walked along a road when she was struck by a car

Elderly man charged over historic child sex abuse

premium_icon Elderly man charged over historic child sex abuse

The crimes allegedly occurred in the 1980s near Lismore.

Weird sea creature found on North Coast beach

Weird sea creature found on North Coast beach

Several of these "strange organisms" were found on the sand

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