The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from May 24, 2012

Accused to Allege Brother Killedman
RODNEY STEVENS rodney.stevens@northernstar.com.au A MAN accused of murdering a Byron Bay businessman in 2010 has blamed his brother for the crime. The Supreme Court trial of Kevin Purtill, who is accused of murdering John aJacka Garda at his...
Art Student Loves SCU; US Visual Art Student Decided to Stay as SCU Was More Rewarding
HAMISH BROOME news@northernstar.com.au Bachelor of Visual Arts Duration: Three years, optional fourth year honours. Curriculum: Painting, print media, 3D studio, digital art & design, studio drawing, and art theory. FOR NICOLE Robertson,...
CasinoCBDtobe Onebigbarbecue
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au THE main street of Casino will be converted into a giant barbecue on Friday morning for the iconic Beef Week breakfast, this year celebrating its 30th anniversary. Preparations are in full swing,...
Creepy Goth Horror; Radcliffe Stars in a Haunting Lesson in Letting Go of the Past
ONCE again Daniel Radcliffe finds himself in a movie showdown with an evil, menacing figure in black but this time there is no magic to save him. Based on Susan Hill's 1983 Victorian horror novel of the same name, The Woman in Black is a bleak tale...
Defending Our Sharks; Young Diver Angered by Senseless Slaughter
Digby Hildreth news@northernstar.com.au FEAR, coupled with human greed, is rapidly wiping out the world's shark population a and nowhere more quickly than on the Great Barrier Reef, says Byron Bay teenager Madison Stewart. The 18-year-old,...
Escape to Nature
Mariel Dawson Shopping reporter THE great outdoors has so much to offer those looking for an escape or simply something to do on the weekend or holidays. Camping, fishing, hiking, bird watching, surfing, snorkelling a the list of nature-based...
From Tutus to Pink Tights; There's Just Something Funny about a Guy in Tights, Says Victor Trevino, and He Should Know A[euro]" He Wears Them in Men in Pink Tights
Cassandra Tobin DISCO was all the rage when Victor Trevino started jazz dance classes. aI was going through a family crisis and I started doing jazz classes for exercise,a Trevino says. aThere weren't many men taking dance classes a at least...
Right Side of the Tracks; Melbourne's Graveyard Train May Sing about Vampires, Monsters and Death but This Bunch of Bearded Musos Definitely Has a Lighter Side. Natalee Riedel Checks In
Natalee Riedel WHEN Graveyard Train began in 2008, they wanted to make music that was dark and different from everything else. They dubbed it ahorror countrya. The band may have been ahead of the times four years ago but the Twilight films and...
Stolen Luigi in A[euro][approximately]stress' Danger
HAVE you seen Luigi? In a heartless theft, this adored green parrot was abducted from his cage in DJ's Aquarium and Pets store, Lismore, between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. A raft of rescue strategies have since been deployed, with flyers...
Whale's Show of Support
Sue Gardiner news@northernstar.com.au A DOZEN people and at least one whale participated in a global day of protest at Byron Bay Lighthouse yesterday against the arrest of an internationally renowned anti-whaler. The protesters were demanding...

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