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There is something a little voyeuristic in watching movies. We gain an insight into the lives of others, empathise with strangers, peek through the...

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We all wear masks. Our daily lives consist of a masquerade ball, a series of pseudo-personae that we adopt to fulfill society’s prescriptions. Some hide...

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Byron Bay is a community that faces change on a weekly basis. Development and expansion is ever-present...but at what cost to our community and...

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The next guest teacher that we have selected to introduce who will be offering her teachings at the Byron Spirit Festival in March is...

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I wait in anticipation on my little balcony overlooking the Pacific, wondering whether this ‘perfect storm’ that the media has hyped up over...

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A man died recently. As I write this, a family is in mourning, his friends are in shock and the community is stunned by the news...

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World-class performing arts right on our doorstep! We’re a lucky lot to live on the North Coast and it just got better with NORPA’s recent...

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Common Ground is delighted to introduce our newest photographic contributor Sera Wright - we asked Sera to write  her own story: "Born and raised in...

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Tucked away in the hinterland village of Federal is a ground-breaking concept that’s challenging popular perceptions of dance – and changing the cultural landscape of...

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Common Ground is thrilled to welcome 17 year old Kiahma Walker to the team through the Indigenous Arts Mentor Programme. Kiahma will be working...

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Years after shelving her professional career as a singer-songwriter “to get a real job” as a real estate agent, Fiona Dell will tonight launch...

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The Byron Spirit Festival is fast approaching, bringing the iconic town of Mullumbimby to life on the weekend of March 20-22. The Spirit Festival...