Bonnie 'Prince' Billy at The Northern.
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy at The Northern. Contributed

What's On

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ALSTONVILLE

Ragin' rodeo

Today

HEAD down to the Alstonville Showgrounds for the Federal Hotel Rodeo.

The event begins at 1pm, so grab your cowboy boots and akubra hat or a bucking good time.

This is a fully-catered event - no BYO.

Tickets $15 or $40 for a family.

Phone Alstonville Rodeo on 0427.248.119.

2

Nice threads

Until next Sunday

Finishingon March 4 get down to Crawford House Museum for the Loose Threads exhibition of innovative embroidery.

Open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm and weekends 1-4pm.

Phone 6628.1829.

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BALLINA

Back on Broadway

Friday

SUPA North brings the original 1950s Broadway hit Guys and Dolls back to life at the Ballina RSL.

With memorable characters such as Sister Sarah, Sky Masterson and Nathan Detroit.

Don't miss the opening night from 7pm.

Tickets $25 from ballinarsl.com.au.

4

BANGALOW

World wonder

Thursday

ISTANBUL-based gypsy band Baro Banda performs their world-wise fusion of passionate dance rhythms with a traditional feel.

They perform at the A&I Hall from 8pm.

Tickets $28 from oztix.com.au.

5

BYRON BAY

Lady undercover

Showing all week

THE Oscar-buzz worthy film Albert Nobbs is about a woman (played by Glenn Close) who disguises herself as a male butler to avoid unemployment in 19th century Ireland.

Showing at the Pig House Flicks, visit pighouseflicks.com.au for session times.

6

Rebel royalty

Next Saturday

BONNIE Prince Billy is a folk star with a punk attitude.

Like the countrified love-child of Nick Drake and Kurt Cobain, catch him at the Great Northern Hotel from 8.30pm with support from The Windy City.

Tickets $40 from thenorthern.com.au.

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LISMORE

Bibb is back

Next Saturday

BLUES favourite Eric Bibb returns to the region accompanied by Swedish guitarist Staffan Astner.

With a music legacy spanning four decades he comes to the Star Court Theatre.

See a truly awe-inspiring musician do his thang.

Tickets $59 from starcourttheatre.com.au.

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Thrill ain't gone

Tuesday

LISMORE City Bowlo lets Jim  Kelly's Thrillseekers loose from 8.30pm as they lay down a good ole groove with a new repertoire.

With electric guitar, trumpet, flugelhorn and bass, the foursome brew up a special treat for all you live local music junkies.

Phone Jules on 6628.2266.

Tickets $12/8.

9

Calling all collectors

Wednesday

DINNER cooked by renowned chef Perry Hill and art talk; sounds a bit fancy doesn't it?

Book quickly on 6622.2209 for Lismore Regional Gallery's Leap into Collecting night.

With dinner in the new restaurant Palate and the opportunity to pick the brains of art expert Bruce Flemming this night will give you some collection direction.

Tickets $50.

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MULLUMBIMBY

Transforming ideas

Sunday

BRUCE Lipton, the author of The Biology of Belief and Spontaneous Evolution, is known globally as the man bridging the gap between science and spirit.

Listen to his presentation from 2.30-6pm at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall.

Visit brucelipton.com for more information.

Tickets $25 from Santos, Mullumbimby.

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SUFFOLK PARK

Tubular tunes

Today

EVERYONE will get a kick (push) out of the Music Mash at Suffo at the skate park on Beech St. Young musos are encouraged to strut their stuff while there's a free barbecue from 1-4pm.

Visit bys.org.au.

MARKETS

Saturday

Evans Head

Kingscliff Beachside

Lismore Farmers

Sunday

Bangalow

Murwillumbah

Yamba



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