Exhibition Review: The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives)

What: The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives) Where: ACE Open When: until 24 April Do you know about the nuclear testing that took place in the Central Desert? In the 1950s and 60s, there were seven full-scale atomic bombs dropped in Maralinga, part of a series of tests that the British government conducted across Australia. One of these was twice the size of the … Continue reading Exhibition Review: The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives)

Miiesha at WOMADelaide 2021

What: Miiesha at WOMADelaide 2021Where: King Rodney Park/Ityamai-Itpina WOMADelaide returned to the parklands this year without missing a beat. The new, smaller concert format set up at King Rodney Park/Ityamai-ItpinaItyamai-Itpina centred on a single stage and a reduced lineup of performers. Miiesha and Kaiit opened for Tash Sultana on Sunday night. Both Kaiit and Miiesha (who also share the same manager) have a neo-soul sound … Continue reading Miiesha at WOMADelaide 2021

Adelaide Festival 2021 review: Supernature

Who: Australian Dance Theatre Where: Her Majesty’s Theatre When: Final show Sunday 14 March 1.00 pm Tickets: here As the curtain rises on Supernature, the audience is transported into an eerie new world. Mysterious structures resembling cocoons and spider webs hang from the ceiling, while a jellyfish-like blob gently breathes and pulsates on the stage. At first, this world is also populated by recognizably human … Continue reading Adelaide Festival 2021 review: Supernature

Adelaide Festival 2021: Igor Levit at Her Majesty’s Theatre

Igor Levit performed for one night only this year – browse through his quarantine concerts on Twitter, and his new album for more. Other shows this year are also presented in a livestream format. I got my first taste of the Adelaide Festival’s ‘livestream’ format last night watching Igor Levit performing at Her Majesty’s Theatre. In lieu of having performers perform live in person, some … Continue reading Adelaide Festival 2021: Igor Levit at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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