News & Opinion

2014 ATG Award winners announced!2014 ATG Award winners announced!Paul Rodda

The Adelaide Theatre Guide Awards were celebrated at the Adelaide Entertainment centre on the 16th of [ ... ]

Story: Once an icon always an iconStory: Once an icon always an iconTony Keys

  "Penfolds poisoned chalice leaves trail of corporate hangovers" was the headline of an article [ ... ]

Story: Nancye Hayes to be anything but ‘Earnest’Story: Nancye Hayes to be anything but ‘Earnest’...Paul Rodda

  For their seventh production in the 2014 season, The State Theatre Company of South Australia [ ... ]

Story: Tasmanian wine playing the global gameStory: Tasmanian wine playing the global gameTony Keys

  I recently spent several days on the island of Tasmania; a beautiful place that is good for the [ ... ]

News: Arts Administration TraineeshipNews: Arts Administration TraineeshipPaul Rodda

  Carclew are searching for a "highly energetic and driven individual who will jump at the opportunity [ ... ]

Story: 2014 Adelaide Cabaret gets underwayStory: 2014 Adelaide Cabaret gets underwayPaul Rodda

  The 2014 Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s Variety Gala Performance kicked off last night and marked [ ... ]

News: Carclew Scholarships 2015News: Carclew Scholarships 2015Paul Rodda

  Outstanding opportunities for outstanding young artists.
Carclew, a multi-artform organisation [ ... ]

Story: The Breakfast Club hits AdelaideStory: The Breakfast Club hits AdelaidePaul Rodda

  Described as one of the all time greatest 'High School Films' The Breakfast Club both defined [ ... ]

Story: They Say She’s DifferentStory: They Say She’s DifferentSamela Harris

They Say She's Different - The Music of Betty Davis. Adelaide Cabaret Festival   Betty Davis [ ... ]

Story: Writers' Week 2014Story: Writers' Week 2014Samela Harris

Adelaide Festival Writers' Week wrap-up
The Women's Memorial Garden of Writers' Week has become a sylvan [ ... ]

Interview: Kutcha EdwardsInterview: Kutcha EdwardsPaul Rodda

Kutcha Edwards is a celebrated Indigenous Australian musician, and member of the stolen generation.
Born [ ... ]

Interview: Osaka MonaurailInterview: Osaka MonaurailPaul Rodda

Osaka Monaurail are Japan's answer to 60s Funk.
Imagine James Brown in Japan; Ryo Nakata drops into the [ ... ]

Theatre Reviews

Ibsen in One TakeIbsen in One TakeSamela Harris

OzAsia Festival. The Space Theatre. 16 Sep 2014   The point of our magnificent OzAsia Festival [ ... ]

Sons and MothersSons and MothersDeborah Hawke

By Alirio Zavarce. No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability. The Q Theatre. 13 Sep 2014
As a mighty [ ... ]

MisallianceMisallianceDavid Grybowski

  Adelaide Repertory Theatre. The Arts Theatre. 12 Sep 2014
In a thinly populated Arts Theatre, [ ... ]

Dream of The Ghost StoryDream of The Ghost StoryMartin Christmas

  Shandong Acrobatic Troupe. Ozasia Festival. Adelaide Festival Theatre. 6 Sep 2014
If watching [ ... ]

Summer Of The Seventeenth DollSummer Of The Seventeenth DollDavid Grybowski

  Therry Dramatic Society. The Arts Theatre. 27 Aug 2014
I once had my own ‘Summer Of The Seventeenth [ ... ]

Peter and AlicePeter and AliceSamela Harris

  Independent Theatre Company. Space Theatre. 22 Aug 2014
It's a captivating thought, a meeting [ ... ]

The OracleThe OracleDavid Grybowski

  Meryl Tankard. Adelaide Festival Centre. Dunstan Playhouse. 20 Aug 2014
Meryl Tankard is best [ ... ]

Cranky BearCranky BearNicole Russo

Patch Theatre. The Odeon Theatre. 9 Aug 2014   "In the Jingle Jangle Jungle on a wet and windy [ ... ]

GreaseGreasePaul Rodda

  Adelaide Festival Theatre. 7 Aug 2014
With over 300 performances under its belt, the 2014 Australian [ ... ]

No Man's LandNo Man's LandSamela Harris

 University of Adelaide Theatre Guild. The Little Theatre. 2 Aug 2014
A rare production of a 70s [ ... ]

The BurningThe BurningDeborah Hawke

 By Duncan Ley. Everyman Theatre. The Q Theatre. 31 July 2014
Move over John Grisham, there’s [ ... ]

The Importance of Being EarnestThe Importance of Being EarnestSamela Harris

  State Theatre Company of SA. Dunstan Playhouse. 30 July 2014
The audience erupts from the theatre [ ... ]

Music Reviews

Beethoven Festival 2Beethoven Festival 2Kym Clayton

  Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 19 Sep 2014
Wow! Double wow!  What a concert!  [ ... ]

Roy Howat & Emily KilpatrickRoy Howat & Emily KilpatrickKym Clayton

Recitals Australia. Elder Hall. 15 Sep 2014
Recital Australia's latest concert in its "two pianists" [ ... ]

Beethoven Festival 1Beethoven Festival 1Kym Clayton

  Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 12 Sep 2014
Beethoven is arguably the best known [ ... ]

Bob DylanBob DylanMurray Bramwell

  Adelaide Entertainment Centre. 30 Aug 2014   It’s not just the times that are a-changing. [ ... ]

Masters Series 7Masters Series 7Kym Clayton

  The Moldau – My Homeland. Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 29 Aug 2014
This [ ... ]

Pepe Romero & Yamandú CostaPepe Romero & Yamandú CostaKym Clayton

 Adelaide International Guitar Festival. Adelaide Festival Theatre. 18 July 2014
Pepe Romero and [ ... ]

José Antonio Rodríguez TrioJosé Antonio Rodríguez TrioLuke Balzan

  Adelaide International Guitar Festival. Festival Theatre. 17 Jul 2014
The Adelaide International [ ... ]

Pecan SummerPecan SummerKym Clayton

  Short Black Opera Company. Adelaide Festival Theatre. 3 July 2014
Billed as Australia’s first [ ... ]

ASO Plays James BondASO Plays James BondKym Clayton

  Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Festival Theatre. 27 June 2014
For those who like their [ ... ]

Bella ItaliaBella ItaliaKym Clayton

Masters 4. Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 20 June 2014
From the perspective of an ‘ordinary’ [ ... ]

The Benaud Trio: HorizonsThe Benaud Trio: HorizonsKym Clayton

  The Benaud Trio: Elder Hall. 8 June 2014
Half the battle in any concert is to get the programming [ ... ]

Bohemian RhapsodiesBohemian RhapsodiesKym Clayton

  Morgans Composers in Focus. Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 4 June 2014
“Bohemian [ ... ]

Food Reviews

fermentAsianfermentAsianDarren Richards

Lunch Review
After a brief absent stint from the restaurant scene to focus on my own culinary creations, [ ... ]

La Pecora Nera La Pecora Nera Darren Richards

Dinner Review
Authentic Italian
After a relaxed lunch at Mr Mick’s Kitchen and an afternoon probing [ ... ]

Mr Mick’s KitchenMr Mick’s KitchenDarren Richards

Lunch Review
After a failed first attempt dining at Mr Mick’s Kitchen in Clare back in February, [ ... ]

Earth's KitchenEarth's KitchenDarren Richards

Lunch Review
Healthy Alternative
I was planning to meet a mate I hadn’t seen in a while and we were [ ... ]

The Earl of LeicesterThe Earl of LeicesterDarren Richards

Event Review
Beer Degustation Event
With my ears now finely tuned to Adelaide’s food & beverage [ ... ]

La Bonne TableLa Bonne TableDarren Richards

Lunch Review
French/Korean Fusion   In need of a venue for a boys lunch with long term friends [ ... ]

Public CBDPublic CBDDarren Richards

Dinner Review.
Modern Australian/Mediterranean.

After attending the official opening of the funky new [ ... ]

Let Them Eat Let Them Eat Darren Richards

Lunch Review.

I first came across ‘Let Them Eat’ whilst wandering around The Depot at [ ... ]

Little Miss MexicoLittle Miss MexicoDarren Richards

Lunch Review
Mexican Street Food

Adelaide has really come to life in February with the festival season [ ... ]

Skillogalee Winery RestaurantSkillogalee Winery RestaurantDarren Richards

Lunch Review
Modern Australian

The Clare Valley is one of South Australia’s best known wine regions; [ ... ]

Pearl's DinerPearl's DinerDarren Richards

Pearl’s Diner 

Dinner Review
Casual Americana

I have regularly spotted the Burger Theory truck [ ... ]

Fork on the Road Fork on the Road Darren Richards

Food Truck Festival. 30 Nov 2012
Lunch Review

As the local food truck phenomenon continues to rapidly [ ... ]

Wine News & Reviews

Howard Park & Heartland: PairsHoward Park & Heartland: PairsTony Keys

  Below, two reviews; one for a pair of Howard Park wines from Western Australian, the other for [ ... ]

Story: Once an icon always an iconStory: Once an icon always an iconTony Keys

  "Penfolds poisoned chalice leaves trail of corporate hangovers" was the headline of an article [ ... ]

Story: Tasmanian wine playing the global gameStory: Tasmanian wine playing the global gameTony Keys

  I recently spent several days on the island of Tasmania; a beautiful place that is good for the [ ... ]

Hardy'sHardy'sTony Keys

The Eileen Hardy wine range is the top end of the ‘Accolade Wines’ ladder. To quote the Hardy's Wines’ [ ... ]

Jacob's CreekJacob's CreekTony Keys

The big often get a bashing, recently a small family wine producer (Crittenden) based in the Victorian [ ... ]

d’Arenberg Winesd’Arenberg WinesTony Keys

The d’Arenberg Dozen   Any person with an interest in wine living in Adelaide or surrounds will [ ... ]

Tyrrell's Wines - Lost BlockTyrrell's Wines - Lost BlockTony Keys

I have been privileged to know three generations of the Tyrrell family, Murray (deceased), current head [ ... ]

Grant Burge, BarossaGrant Burge, BarossaTony Keys

The Burge family can be traced back 5 generations to John Burge and his wife Eliza who arrived in Australia [ ... ]

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