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Rock and bowl with the Donnybrooks

ROCK never got bowled like this before. This Saturday night, November 10, sees a line-up of local bands hammering the Lismore Bowlo.

The Donnybrooks is decomposed of members of the Antibodies, Claymores, Black Ghost Party and Bender, with Dave Slade of Slug up front.

Dirty Bangkok Downers boast members from Vyals, Dracopede and Slug, while Nimbin's Friends of Addicts open the night.

That's bowlo bang for your two bucks, from 8-12pm.

Focus in on Nimbin Film Comp

ENTRIES close on Monday, December 10, for the Nimbin Youth Film Competition. First prize is $250, runners up receive cash and other prizes.

The competition is open to any young person under 20 who lives within 40 kms of Nimbin.

The films can be from 2 to 10 minutes in length in any category, as long as it's been locally produced and directed by a young person within the last two years.

The winners will be announced and prizes awarded on Saturday, December 15, at a venue in Nimbin (TBA).

Mad matters at the Winsome

THE WINSOME Hotel will live up to its eccentric reputation this Friday, November 9 when the Mad Matters Choir go on song. A community group of individuals who enjoy singing their own stories, educating people about mental illness, breaking down stigmas and sharing from their human hearts, they'll be joined by local singer-songwriter Luke Vasella and Gypsy. Circus themed, the night will feature a bearded lady freak show, side-show alley, fire-twirlers and a hugging booth with face-painting and chocolate fondue.

The show runs from 6-8pm and entry is by gold coin donation.


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