Top 5: Local entertainment this week
1. Mullum Madness
BRUNSWICK Valley Historical Society Inc and Sharon Shostak present a documentary about the 'alternate lifestylers' who came to the area in the 1970s, featuring interviews with original new settlers and local farmers and business people who interacted with them.
At the Mullumbimby Civic Centre today at 7.30pm with band Broadfoot playing live. Also at the Mullumbimby Drill Hall tomorrowat 5.30pm and 8pm. $15.
2. Desert Migration
A CHARITY screening to commemorate World AIDS Day. Desert Migration focuses on gay men living long-term with HIV who sought out an oasis in California's Palm Springs where both their homosexuality and health condition is not just tolerated, but understood. They represent a huge number of people who migrated to this desert community burdened with memories of watching their friends die, all believing that a similar fate would befall them. Directed by Australian filmmaker Daniel Cardone.
At the Star Court Theatre today. Pre drinks from 5.45pm, screening at 6.30pm. $22.50.
3. Rocky Horror Picture Show
A NEWLY engaged couple breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr Frank-N-Furter, and the rest is history. Celebrate the 40th Anniversary with a special screening.
At the Star Court Theatre tomorrow from 7.30pm. $15.
4. La Scala: Gala Des Etoiles
CAPTURED live at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan on October 30 this year. Featuring stars Svetlana Zakharova, Massimo Murru and Roberto Bolle, the program features much-loved works from the classical repertory including Carmen, Manon, Swan Lake, Don Quixote and many more.
At Palace Byron Bay Cinema this Sunday at 1pm and Wednesday at 11am. $24.
5. The Drowsy Chaperone
BANGALOW Theatre Company has announced two additional and final performances of its first major production, The Drowsy Chaperone, this weekend.
The Tony Award-winning musical comedy will grace the stage of the Bangalow A&I Hall for two final performances tomorrow from 7.30pm and a special matinee performance on Sunday at 2pm . $25.