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

Collage Talks: Kahlia Clarke of Sisters in SMUT

Katerina Grypma talks to Kahlia Clarke about her involvement in Sisters in SMUT, and the ensemble’s 2021 Adelaide Fringe Show Smut Uncut: An Erotica Extravanganza. Check out Sisters in Smut on Facebook and Instagram too. Collage: Hey Kahlia! Tell us a bit about yourself and your involvement in Sisters in SMUT. Kahlia: We all have our talents and hobbies – creative writing, poetry, playing musical … Continue reading Collage Talks: Kahlia Clarke of Sisters in SMUT

Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: Very Happy Children with Bright and Wonderful Futures

Who:  Jopuka Productions (NSW) and South Australian Youth Arts (SA)Where: RumpusWhen: Until 7 MarchTickets: It’s sold out already, but more info here After the destructive fires of 2019-2020, Australia was reeling. COVID may have interrupted its momentum, but before the pandemic began the wave of School Strike 4 Climate seemed unstoppable. These bushfires took too much land and too many lives, they should have been … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: Very Happy Children with Bright and Wonderful Futures