Anne Edmonds & Lloyd Langford | Arj Barker | Wil Anderson; Brunswick Picture House, Jan 19 - 30
It's a big couple of weeks of comedy at the Brunswick Picture House. On stage every night from Jan 19-24 is Anne Edmonds, (known for her hilarious alter-ego characters in Get Krack!n and At Home Alone Together) and her partner Lloyd Langford, in their show, Business With Pleasure. Also performing Jan 19-24 - in an earlier time slot - is Arj Barker, making his picture house debut with his show, Safe Space. Rounding out the month is Wil Anderson, back for his first stand-up gig in 10 months in Whatchu Talkin' 'Bout Wil? a completely improvised night of stand-up comedy on January 25 and 30. Tickets here
Bangalow Film Festival, Bangalow A & I Hall, until January 23
The Bangalow Film Festival continues this week with a series of indoor screenings at the A& I Hall. Highlights include charming spy-thriller documentary, The Mole Agent on Friday Jan 22, and the documentary Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versaiiles (pictured, screening Saturday night), which documents the collaboration between world renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi (Plenty, Jerusalem) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. bangalowfilmfestival.com.au
School holiday fishing workshop, Evans Head, January 21
Hosted by NSW DPI, This hands-on free fishing workshop at Evans Head is for keen anglers aged 8-14, and includes sessions on how to rig up, cast and have a go fishing. It will also include tips on how to be a responsible fisher and the chance to ask local experts all the information you need to get started fishing in your local area. All equipment is supplied. Bookings essential.
Jimeoin, Ballina RSL, January 22
One of live stand-up's true masters, internationally celebrated comic Jimeoin brings his new show, Turn It Up! to the Ballina RSL on January 22. Cheeky, no-gimmicks and superbly-observed humour at its best. Tickets available from the club.
2020 Archibald Prize Regional Tour, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, January 22- March 7
Tweed Regional Gallery is the first stop on the Archibald Prize Regional tour, exhibiting 54 portraits from the finalists in this years Archibald Prize. Works on display include the winning portrait of former professional Australian rules footballer, Adam Goodes, by artist Vincent Namatjira, Lennox Head artist Angus McDonald's portrait of Behrouz Boochani, which won the People's Choice award, and Craig Ruddy's portrait of Bruce Pascoe, Dark Emu (pictured). Tickets from $7.
Casino Water Slide Day, Casino, January 23
Northern Rivers Jumping Castles are bringing a fun filled day to Casino Showgrounds with five giant water slides, food stalls and side show alley games for all ages to enjoy. Sessions will run for 90 minutes. Tickets are $15 via the Richmond Valley Council website.