Welcome to ‘The Festival State’ ladies and gents. We see the phrase every single day but probably don’t take the time to think about how lucky that makes us. That means South Australia is the state that officially knows how to throw the best parties! Come on, it even says so on our license plates.
August 23, 2015 | Posted in
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Figures have been released showing that the Adelaide Festival has continued to boost our state’s economy.
For over twenty years, Danny Elfman has been linked to the TV theme of a certain animated dysfunctional family and to the scores of most Tim Burton movies.
Unsound showcases just a tiny fraction of international electronic music, with the 2nd day featuring Forest Swords, The Bug, Shackleton, Atom and Robin Fox.
A full-on Afro beat concert party of the Broadway musical, “Fela!” which traces the life of Nigerian musician and human rights activist, Fela Kuti.
Showcasing the best tunes from four of Sir Michael Caine’s early flicks, musical director Terry Edwards chose, played and conducted, interspersed with excerpts from all but the latter films.
When their puppets go missing, 3 cardinals must act out their own evangelical puppet show with utter seriousness and crippling theatrical ineptitude.
A unique retelling of Beauty & the Beast, combining the fairytale with the true-life story of the performers, Julie & Mat: she a Carnie & he a thalidomide victim.
Jazz pianist, Abdullah Ibrahim started playing in the 50s at the height of the popular jazz movement and recorded the first South African jazz record.
With a healthy dose of salty irony, Black Diggers depicts tales of the hundreds of Aboriginal soldiers who fought for Australia in World War I.
The Australian premiere of this dance piece is based on the work of neuroanatomist Dr Jill Bolte Taylor who, after a stroke, wrote the book My Stroke of Insight
Mixed Rep is a mixture lifted from the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s growing repertoire: Violet Kid, Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue and Indigo Rose.
Featuring members of bands from all over the musical spectrum (but mostly noise and experimental rock), Vampillia are an eclectic (and very eccentric) band.
Adelaide Festival of Arts has partnered with Emirates Airline to offer two South Australian artists in the early stages of their career an opportunity to fly to an Emirates destination for a professional development experience.
An utterly charming, live puppet show made up of multiple puppets on beautifully designed miniature sets projected onto a movie screen & accompanied by incredible music.
Based on the centuries-old tradition of Moroccan acrobatics, this mesmerising blend can only be described as ‘human art’, exploring Sufi traditions with a modern edge.
A fresh, jazz interpretation of The Who’s original concept album of ‘Tommy’, a rock opera produced in 1969 and since reimaged for both the stage and screen.
The State Theatre Company SA presents three short plays by Samuel Beckett, one of last century’s most influential writers and a father of Theatre of the Absurd.
The University of Adelaide will again be embracing the festivities of Mad March in 2015, with both past and present students and staff showcasing their knowledge and talents to the wider community.
Visitors to Adelaide Oval can now view the iconic structure in a different light – thanks to the talents of two University of Adelaide students.