Good Reading : July 2001
2001 byron bay writers festival thursday august 2 through sunday august 5 for festival • tickets and information • contact Northern Rivers Writers’ Centre on helen garner PRINCIPAL SPONSORS > ...for readers and writers andrew denton margaret whitlam featuring 80 writers • workshops • film night • literary lunch • kids’ events and more... • 02 6685 5115 or visit www.nrwc.org.au NORTHERN RIVERS arts and entertainment exclusive to Optus Television. Monday is Drama night featuring programs such as Castles with Tony Doyle from Ballykissangel. Tuesday is Mystery night featuring programs such as the highly acclaimed Prime Suspect with Helen Mirren. Wednesday is History night taking our viewers to some of the greatest battles of the WWII in Battlefield IV. Friday is Comedy night with laughs aplenty including Spark, featuring James Fleet from The Vicar of Dibley. Thursday is Biography, hosted by National Treasure Ruth Cracknell. Meet some of the most interesting personalities from all fields of the arts such as architect Renzo Piano. Followed by Caroline Baum talking to local and overseas authors about their latest work in Talking Books. Saturday is Standing Ovation featuring the best in musical entertainment covering something for everyone from classical music in Europamusicale to Bruce Springsteen in Blood Brothers. Sunday features special screenings of the best in Opera from Europe, America and Australia. This month we have the Australian Premiere of Mussorgsky’s Khovanshina performed by the Vienna State Opera.