Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: Anime ‘n’ Chill – a Piano Concert

WHAT: Anime ‘n’ Chill – a Piano Concert WHEN: Until 6 March 2021 WHERE: Nexus Arts COST: more details here Anime ‘n’ Chill is presented by Natalya Plays Piano, a one woman performance and her piano on stage. Natalya has created a set list that includes both niche anime as well the more classic and well-known shows like Pokemon, Naruto and Spirited Away. Throughout her … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: Anime ‘n’ Chill – a Piano Concert

Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: The Anti-Experts Guide to the Pandemic

WHAT: The Anti-Experts Guide to the Pandemic WHEN: Until 7 March 2021  WHERE: Gluttony – Cornucopia & Virago COST: more details here When I read this show is presented by Charles Firth (Co-Founder of The Chaser) and James Schloeffel (founder of The Shovel), as a fan, I was already anticipating a night filled with sharp and witty satirical comedy.  They did not disappoint. Both Charles … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: The Anti-Experts Guide to the Pandemic

Adelaide Festival 2021: A German Life

WHAT: A German Life WHEN: 19 February – 14 March 2021 WHERE: Dunstan Playhouse COST: Click here for details In the setting of a nursing home, an elderly Brunhilde Pomsel (Robyn Nevin) sits in a wooden armchair and ruminates about her life in early twentieth century Germany. Her time of growing up during the Great Depression and working for the Propaganda machine – Joseph Goebbels, … Continue reading Adelaide Festival 2021: A German Life

Adelaide Film Festival 2020: How to Build a Girl

What: How to Build a Girl When: 24 October 5:00pm (last screening!) Cost: See website for details How to Build a Girl is based on the novel by Caitlin Moran of the same name. Set in the 1990s, it is about a journey of self-discovery, sexual experimentation and the idea of desiring more. It’s a narrative that has been explored before, that is intended to … Continue reading Adelaide Film Festival 2020: How to Build a Girl

Adelaide Film Festival 2020: I Am Woman

What: I Am Woman When: 23 October 4:30pm (last screening) Cost: See AFF website for details Any liberal grandmother is going to eat this slice of nostalgia cake right up! I Am Woman has pockets of greatness and leaves you feeling empowered, but unfortunately, overall fails to balance its story and flesh out its messages.  The biopic unfolds in a formulaic and predictable manner in … Continue reading Adelaide Film Festival 2020: I Am Woman

Collage Talks: Sundari Carmody

What: If the future is to be worth anything: 2020 South Australian Artist Survey Where: ACE Open When: 12 September – 12 December Who: Ten local South Australia’s artists, check them all out here Sundari’s work seeks to explore what lies just beyond our perception, things invisible to us – things of the ‘dark’. Her sculptural installation for ACE Open’s latest exhibition is no exception, … Continue reading Collage Talks: Sundari Carmody

Collage Talks: SONODA Music

I’ve been super fortunate to be given the opportunity to preview SONODA’s latest release, as well as have a small chat with the musical lead, Lisa. Following are a few thoughts, as well as some insight to Lisa’s creative processes in crafting ‘meditative pop’ into a genre. Based in Los Angeles, SONODA consists of group members: Lisa (vocals and synth among many other instruments), Adrian … Continue reading Collage Talks: SONODA Music

What is all the fuss? Animal Crossing: New Horizons

You’ve probably heard about, or seen a reference to this Nintendo Switch game. Since its highly anticipated release, it has swallowed a huge portion of the gaming world and those in social isolation. In fact, it is currently the second highest most purchased game in Nintendo history (Super Smash Brothers still on top, of course). Which if you think about, is insane. My love of … Continue reading What is all the fuss? Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Review: Black is the New White

Who: State Theatre CompanyWhat: Black is the New WhiteWhen: 13 November – 1 DecemberWhere: Dunstan PlayhouseTickets: here Nakkiah Lui’s smash hit Black is the New White has finally come to Adelaide and you’d better believe it lives up to the hype. Charlotte Gibson (Miranda Tapsell) is a hot shot lawyer whose famous dad thinks she could become the Indigenous Waleed Aly. Francis Smith (Tom Stokes) … Continue reading Review: Black is the New White

Bowerbird Market is back at it again

Can you believe it’s been 10 years since Bowerbird Market started up?! This November it’s returning to the Adelaide Showgrounds with stores from all of the designers, artists, and creatives that you know and love, plus a bunch of new ones. Kicking off the Christmas season in style, this year there are over 200 stallholders to browse. Of this we are proudly repping 80 South … Continue reading Bowerbird Market is back at it again