Enjoy a hot Latin date this weekend

BYRON BAY is expected to turn into a fiesta this weekend with the inaugural Latin Live festival.

This week's gig guide

SISTERHOOD: The Vagina Monologue’s Jacquie Mcleod and Rhiannon Montague-Elliott, Sharon Brodie, Beth Hobbs, Sarah-Jane Loxton, Lisa Walmsley and, in the centre, Elyse Knowles. Valentine’s Day performances of show The Vagina Monologues in Lismore will benefit Heartfelt House, an Alstonville service supporting adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The Vagina Monologues is a collection of stories originally by Eve Ensler which really are an empowering experience for women. At The Italo Club, 36 Barrow Ln, North Lismore, from today to Saturday. Dinner at 6.30pmdinner, show at 8pmshow. $40.

A comprehensive list of this week's gigs in the area.

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