News & Opinion

Story: Little Egypt SpeakeasyStory: Little Egypt SpeakeasySamela Harris

No. Little Egypt’s Speakeasy is not an Alexandrian night club.   It is the burlesque world of a legendary [ ... ]

Review: Cellar Door Wine Festival 2015Review: Cellar Door Wine Festival 2015Paul Rodda

Adelaide Convention Centre. 21 Feb 2015   On arrival at the Cellar Door Wine Festival there is a friendly [ ... ]

News: Patch Director Wins International AccoladeNews: Patch Director Wins International AccoladePaul Rodda

Adapted from a Media Release.
Patch Theatre’s artistic director, David Brown has been awarded the ‘Mickey [ ... ]

Interview: Gareth Hart on Excavate for Fringe 2015Interview: Gareth Hart on Excavate for Fringe 2015Samela Harris

The sky’s the limit. Literally.
Gareth Hart has been making his performance spaces larger for each [ ... ]

Video: Meet, Make & Eat at Cellar Door Wine Festival 2015Video: Meet, Make & Eat at Cellar Door Wine Festiv...Paul Rodda

Cellar Door Wine Festival. Adelaide Convention Centre.
In the lead up to the 2015 Cellar Door Wine Festival [ ... ]

News: AFC Announces New Steel Ryan FellowshipNews: AFC Announces New Steel Ryan FellowshipPaul Rodda

Adapted from a Media Release
The Adelaide Festival Centre has announced a new fellowship program for [ ... ]

Story: Adelaide Festival Centre 2015 season announced Story: Adelaide Festival Centre 2015 season announ...Paul Rodda

The Adelaide Festival Centre has today released its 2015 program of events.
All of the usual suspects [ ... ]

Story: Cellar Door Wine Festival back in 2015!Story: Cellar Door Wine Festival back in 2015!Paul Rodda

It’s back! The Adelaide Convention Centre will once again play host to the Cellar Door Wine Festival [ ... ]

Story: The Cardinals at the Adelaide Festival 2015Story: The Cardinals at the Adelaide Festival 2015Samela Harris

"Like a kids' nativity play gone bonkers".
That is an odd descriptive drawcard for an Adelaide Festival [ ... ]

Story: State Theatre Company 2015 season launchStory: State Theatre Company 2015 season launchSamela Harris

  The State Theatre Company of SA unveiled its 2015 program in the way in which it wishes to be [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Theatre Reviews

Stop StartStop StartKym Clayton

Dawson Nichols. Bakehouse Theatre – Main Stage. 2 Mar 2015   Dawson Nichols, playwright and performer, [ ... ]

ego-less-ego-istego-less-ego-istDavid Grybowski

Creative Absence. The Crown and Anchor Hotel. 1 March 2015   Although this event is advertised as a [ ... ]

Bruce FummeyBruce FummeyKym Clayton

Scottish Comedian of the Year 2014. Ha Ha Comedy and Scottish Comedy Awards. Austral Hotel - The Red Room. [ ... ]

Counting BarsCounting BarsMartin Christmas

Mitre Khammash Media. Star Theatre. 28 Feb 2015   What could possibly go right for a production featuring [ ... ]

Trash Test DummiesTrash Test DummiesPaul Rodda

The Garden of Unearthly Delights – Le Cascadeur. 28 Feb 2015   Dressed in workman’s overalls and [ ... ]

TommyTommySamela Harris

Adelaide Festival. Her Majesty's Theatre. 28Feb 2015   When Tommy was created, it was into sheer adoration [ ... ]

Circa: BeyondCirca: BeyondDeborah Hawke

By Yaron Lifschitz and the Circa Ensemble. The Canberra Theatre Centre. 26 Feb 2015   With all the [ ... ]

AzimutAzimutSamela Harris

Compagnie 111 - Aurélien Bory & Le groupe acrobatique de Tanger. Festival Theatre. 27 Feb 2015   Some [ ... ]

  Beckett Triptych Beckett TriptychDavid Grybowski

State Theatre Company. Space Theatre and Scenic Workshop and Rehearsal Room. 26 Feb 2015   Irishman [ ... ]

Late Night StoryLate Night StorySamela Harris

by Van Badham. Ayers House Museum. 25 Feb 2015   It was a Van Badham play, ‘Notoriously Yours’, [ ... ]

Anna Robi and the House of DogsAnna Robi and the House of DogsSamela Harris

Gobsmacked Theatre Company. Holden Street Theatres – The Studio. 25 Feb 2015   There's nothing upmarket [ ... ]

Fear and Delight – The Complete ExperienceFear and Delight – The Complete ExperiencePaul Rodda

Strut and Fret. The Garden of Unearthly Delights – Rymill Park. 24 Feb 2015   As home to the premiere [ ... ]

Music Reviews

Marilyn ForeverMarilyn ForeverKym Clayton

Adelaide Festival. Gavin Bryars. Studio 520, ABC Collinswood Centre. 27 Feb 2015   Marilyn Forever [ ... ]

Sway with MeSway with MeSamela Harris

Crooning with Michael Coumi. Holden Street Theatres. 28 Feb 2015   Clearly there were high expectations [ ... ]

Tubular Bells for TwoTubular Bells for TwoKym Clayton

Laughing Stock and Shortwalk. The Garden of Unearthly Delights - The Factory. 24 Feb 2015   I could [ ... ]

Brahms: The Violin SonatasBrahms: The Violin SonatasKym Clayton

Mark De Raad. Radford Auditorium, Art gallery of SA. 22 Feb 2015   “Brahms, what a gift-less bastard!” [ ... ]

Dr Who Symphonic SpectacularDr Who Symphonic SpectacularKym Clayton

BBC. Adelaide Entertainment Centre. 24 Jan 2015
The very fabric of space and time is torn asunder at [ ... ]

An American in ParisAn American in ParisKym Clayton

Adelaide Wind Orchestra. Concordia College Chapel. 12 Dec 2014
The local fine music scene is extensive, [ ... ]

Handel’s ‘Messiah’Handel’s ‘Messiah’Kym Clayton

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 27 Nov 2014
It’s over 250 years old, it’s iconic [ ... ]

Mahler 5Mahler 5Kym Clayton

Masters 9. Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 22 Nov 2014
The ASO last played Mahler’s [ ... ]

Raven Black Night, Mism & Hidden IntentRaven Black Night, Mism & Hidden IntentLuke Balzan

Worldsend Hotel. 14 Nov 2014
It wasn’t too many years ago that I would spend most of my weekend evenings [ ... ]

Sean Paul & MyaSean Paul & MyaLuke Balzan

XL Superclub. 16 Nov 2014
I can’t say that I’ve ever really been much of a clubs person. In fact, [ ... ]

Gershwin’s American SongbookGershwin’s American SongbookKym Clayton

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Festival Theatre. 7 Nov 2014
For two years in a row the Adelaide [ ... ]

Third Stone – The Hendrix ExperienceThird Stone – The Hendrix ExperienceLuke Balzan

The Governor Hindmarsh. 31 Oct 2014
I have to admit, I’m a sucker for old school blues rock, so when [ ... ]

Food Reviews

fermentAsianfermentAsianDarren Richards

Lunch Review
Asian
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
Tapas
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.
Vegetarian.

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

Review: Cellar Door Wine Festival 2015Review: Cellar Door Wine Festival 2015Paul Rodda

Adelaide Convention Centre. 21 Feb 2015   On arrival at the Cellar Door Wine Festival there is a friendly [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

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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