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Helen Reddy2014 Adelaide Reviews | Samela Harris
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Adelaide Festival Centre. Festival Theatre. 15 April 2014
On her septuagenarian come-back tour, Helen Reddy both thrills and perplexes.
She still has a terrific set of pipes and impressive lung capacity. But, in black leggings and a black top, she dr [ ... ]



The Long Way Home2014 Canberra Reviews | Deborah Hawke
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By Daniel Keene. Sydney Theatre Company and the Australian Defence Force. The Canberra Theatre Centre. 20 Mar 2014
The battlefield has long been referred to as a theatre of war, however ‘The Long Way Home’ gives a very literal meaning to this so [ ... ]



The Rocky Horror Show2014 Adelaide Reviews | Samela Harris
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Adelaide Festival Theatre. 22 Mar 2014
Rocky Horror has come to town - and South Australia takes a jump to the left.
Co-incidence?
Alexander Downer was conspicuous by his absence on opening night since the fishnet gag he did for the Variety Club a [ ... ]



Green Porno2014 Adelaide Festival | Samela Harris
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Adelaide Festival. Her Majesty’s Theatre. 15 Mar 2014
Isabella Rossellini is the daughter of Ingrid Bergman. It has nothing to do with the sex life of insects, but it is one of the reasons she was a big drawcard at the Adelaide Festival. She knows [ ... ]



Fight Night2014 Adelaide Festival | Samela Harris
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Adelaide Festival. Queens Theatre. 14 Mar 2014
There are five candidates. The audience must vote. Many times.
But first, some personal details.
Angelo, the MC in a terrible chequered three-piece suite, encourages the 187 people in the old Queen's  [ ... ]



Needles and Opium2014 Adelaide Festival | Samela Harris
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Adelaide Festival. Dunstan Playhouse. 13 Mar 2014
The house lights came up. The announcement was made. The show was cancelled. A technical hitch had glitched out a highly technical production on its Adelaide Festival opening night.
The audience had [ ... ]



Stephen K Amos – What Does The K Stand For?2014 Adelaide Fringe | Paul Rodda
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Adelaide Fringe. Arts Theatre. 8 Mar 2014
A visit to see Amos at the Arts during February and March has now become a tradition in my festival season. He is after all one of my all-time favourite comedians, a fact I have admitted to in reviews past.  [ ... ]



The Kransky Sisters Piece of Cake2014 Adelaide Fringe | Paul Rodda
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Adelaide Fringe. The Royalty Theatre. 7 Mar 2014
The Kransky sisters are back at the Royalty with their unique brand of macabre humour. Their new show ‘Piece of Cake’ has similar themes to their others, following the sister’s travels and life  [ ... ]



Wake In Fright2014 Adelaide Fringe | David Grybowski
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Adelaide Fringe. Yabba Productions. Holden Street Theatres. 6 Mar 2014
If you are unfamiliar with Kenneth Cook's book or Canadian Ted Kotcheff's movie, Wake In Fright, please return your Australian passport - you haven't been paying attention.  [ ... ]



The Bunker Trilogy: Agamemnon2014 Adelaide Fringe | Kym Clayton
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Adelaide Fringe. Presented by Jethro Compton in association with The Centre for International Theatre and Joanne Hartstone Ltd. The Bunker. 7 Mar 2014
Written by Jamie Wilkes, ‘Agamemnon’ is one of the so-called Bunker Trilogy plays directed and [ ... ]



Writers' Week Wrap Up2014 News | Samela Harris
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Writers' Week
The Women's Memorial Garden of Writers' Week has become a sylvan venue.
The tents are gone. Not only does it look so much nicer as a broad jigsaw of pleasant blue shade cloths, but it accommodates so many more people and it never feel [ ... ]



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New Music Now: A Pastoral Symphony2014 Music Reviews | Kym Clayton
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Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Grainger Studio. 16 April 2014
A symphony orchestra has a responsibility, arguably, to do more than dish up a staple diet of ‘tried and tested’ masters, and to bring new and notable music to the table as well.   [ ... ]



Russian Dreams2014 Music Reviews | Kym Clayton
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Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 9 April 2014
‘Russian Dreams’ was the first of three ‘Composers in Focus’ programs generously supported by RBS Morgans in alliance with CIMB.  The series is casual and informative:   [ ... ]



Kats-Chernin & Cislowska2014 Music Reviews | Kym Clayton
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Recitals Australia. Elder Hall. 7 April 2014
For this performance two celebrated Australian musicians – composer/pianist Elena Kats-Chernin and pianist Tamara-Anna Cislowska – gave a recital with a refreshing difference to a substantial audience [ ... ]



Cello Legend – ASO2014 Music Reviews | Kym Clayton
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Master Series Two. Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 4 April 2014
During the interval I asked several acquaintances what they thought about Lutosławski’s Cello Concerto that had just been performed by American ‘cello legend’ Ly [ ... ]



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SA's Cellar Door Wine FestivalFood News | Darren Richards
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Adelaide offers an abundance of festivals which used to centre predominantly around the Fringe, Festival and Womadelaide, but over the past few years this great southern state has been expanding its repertoire. One festival that was added to the calendar in 2011 was the Cellar Do [ ... ]



fermentAsianFood Reviews | Darren Richards
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Lunch Review
Asian
After a brief absent stint from the restaurant scene to focus on my own culinary creations, I felt that it was time to jump back on the horse and bring you another semi-regional review. With my friend Jarrod flying in from Melbourne, I saw the perfect opportuni [ ... ]



La Pecora Nera Food Reviews | Darren Richards
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Dinner Review
Authentic Italian
After a relaxed lunch at Mr Mick’s Kitchen and an afternoon probing the township of Clare for local produce to take back home, it was time for Alexandra and I to move on to our dining destination in the state heritage listed, copper mining town o [ ... ]



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Jacob's CreekWine Reviews | Tony Keys
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The big often get a bashing, recently a small family wine producer (Crittenden) based in the Victorian region of Mornington Peninsular started a campaign against Woolworths regarding their brand Critt [ ... ]



d’Arenberg WinesWine Reviews | Tony Keys
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The d’Arenberg Dozen   Any person with an interest in wine living in Adelaide or surrounds will know the name d’Arenberg. It’s not a local phenomenon either; wine lovers’ across Austra [ ... ]



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Kutcha EdwardsInterviews | Paul Rodda
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Kutcha Edwards is a celebrated Indigenous Australian musician, and member of the stolen generation.
Born of the Mutti Mutti people, Kutcha was taken from his family by authorities when he was 18 months old. After spending 14 years in institutions, K [ ... ]



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Review of New Music Now: A Pastoral Symphony for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, by Kym Clayton.
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Review of Helen Reddy in concert at the Adelaide Festival Theatre, by Samela Harris.
2014-04-16 11:31:12
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Kelemen Quartet2014 Music Reviews | Kym Clayton

Adelaide Festival. Adelaide Town Hall. 3 Mar 2014
The Kelemen Quartet hails from Hungary, a land-locked country, and so it is no surprise they should be lured to the famous beaches of Sydney for a bit of R&R when the occasion recently presented  [ ... ]