Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: Two Strangers Walk Into A Bar…

Who: Tilda Cobham-HerveyWhere: AuroraWhen: until 21 MarchTickets: here Today, I met a stranger. I don’t know much about her, not even her name, but we had a really nice time together. She bought me a drink. We laughed at each other. We told each other secrets. I met this lovely stranger thanks to Tilda Cobham-Hervey’s Two Strangers Walk Into A Bar… In the lead up, … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: Two Strangers Walk Into A Bar…

Adelaide Festival 2021 review: Impermanence

Who: Sydney Dance Company and Australian String Quartet Where: Festival Theatre When: Final show Thursday 11 March 8.30pm Tickets: here It may feel like a lifetime ago, but it was only in mid-2019 that composer Bryce Dessner (of The National) and choreographer Rafael Bonachela (Artistic Director of the Sydney Dance Company) met in Paris to begin developing a new joint work. Both deeply affected by … Continue reading Adelaide Festival 2021 review: Impermanence

Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: The Deep North

What: The Deep NorthWhen: Until 21 MarchWhere: The LabTickets: here Jasmine (Pontsho Nthupi) lives in Port Augusta and is up for a scholarship at King’s College, one of the most prestigious schools in Adelaide. A very talented singer, for some reason she has been asked to sing a German song by some old dead guy as part of her audition. But is that being true … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: The Deep North

Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: The Illest

Who: Yasemin Sabuncu Where: Howling OwlWhen: Until 20 MarchTickets: here This Adelaide Fringe, Yasemin Sabuncu is the illest. Her illness is chronic, but she remains iconic as she shares her ten year battle trying to get diagnosed with endometriosis and later ADHD. Amongst this, we follow her on her experience with Ayahuasca, her obsession with Keanu Reeves, and her life-threatening jilt with a bucket bong. … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: The Illest

Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: AWO Presents Joysticks & Journeys

Who: Adelaide Wind Orchestra Where: Burnside Ballroom When: Season complete  Cost: Click here for details The Adelaide Wind Orchestra conducted by Angelo Valdivia, takes the audience on a musical journey  through different mythical worlds of video games and anime. The group comprises around 40 members and encompasses an array of wind instruments. For the performance several of them dressed up as their favourite character, notable … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: AWO Presents Joysticks & Journeys

Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Talk Dirty, Stay Classy

Who: Host Arnault, presented by Sips & Giggles What: Comedy, educational workshop When: Last show Sunday 20th March Where: The Library at Ayers House Tickets for this show have sold out! Follow Sips & Giggles for similar events throughout the year. Talk Dirty, Stay Classy does what it says on the can: it’s an hour-long lesson on swearing in French. Known as the language of … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Talk Dirty, Stay Classy

Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Takashi Wakasugi (JPN): Farm Backpacker (Subclass 417)

Who: Stand-up comedian Takashi Wakasugi When: March 11-13 Where: Balcony Room at Hotel Richmond View details and buy tickets on Fringe website. Takashi Wakasugi is, quite obviously, and in his own words, ‘a f*cking Japanese.’ About three years ago he left his comfortable life and job in Nikon’s HR department in Japan to come to Australia on a working holiday visa. To extend his visa, … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Takashi Wakasugi (JPN): Farm Backpacker (Subclass 417)

Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Ember

What: Ember Where: Watch at home When: season is finished Tickets: $10 Content warnings and accessibility: discussion of mental health issues, potential self-harm. The video is closed captioned. I have a confession to make. My initial interest in Ember was sparked by the fact that it was online. I’m still a bit nervous about big crowds sans vaccination, and also really like my couch: a … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Ember

Adelaide Festival 2021 Review: Medea

Medea has always been a source of fascination to me. I first read Euripides’ monstrous revenge text in high school, and remember having a heated debate with my teacher about whether Medea could be read according to feminist principles (I thought yes, she thought no). It always stuck in my mind after that. Maybe that, along with my lifelong love of fantasy lit, is why … Continue reading Adelaide Festival 2021 Review: Medea

Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: The Magicians’ Secret

Who: BeansWhere: Ayers House BallroomWhen: until 6 MarchTickets: sold out, but see more info here The Magicians’ Secret promised no magic. But it did promise secrets. Between that and the fantastic Microsoft Paint-style illustration, I was hooked. And for a show that I knew literally nothing about other than the fact it was sketch comedy, I got exactly what I wanted. Beans, the production company, … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: The Magicians’ Secret