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Seduced by State Opera’s Don Giovanni
Seduced by State Opera’s Don Giovanni

OPERA REVIEW | State Opera of South Australia’s production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni is wonderful entertainment from start to finish.

Before the overture, Carl Oberle’s set – a grand room with columns, arches and latticed windows – establishes that the audience is about to exper Full Story »

Gilt leaves and wet autumn grass
Gilt leaves and wet autumn grass

PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | Whitey reviews a wine and a whisky which share the season’s flavours and tones.

Château Pierre-Bise Savennières Roches aux Moines 2011
$51; 14.5% alcohol; cork; 93 points

Château Pierre-Bise Savennières Roches aux Moines is hardly the name on everyone’s lips. I Full Story »

Masquerade: a tale of two journeys
Masquerade: a tale of two journeys

COME OUT CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL | Masquerade, the 1979 picture book written and illustrated by Kit Williams, gained a cult following among readers who joined the real-life treasure hunt associated with its publication.

What’s less well known is the story of the long road travelled by Australian Full Story »

UDIA social media event
UDIA social media event

The South Australian branch of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) held a Young Professionals social media event at Brickworks Studio in Hindmarsh Square recently.

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Touch of the fumbles
Touch of the fumbles

AFL | Well, that hurts.

I imagine there’ll be some serious Man Conversations at West Lakes this week. Although I’m convinced these Manversations consist of little more than an impromptu a capella rendition of the Two and a Half Men theme song, with Phil Walsh and Scott Camporeale duetting on th Full Story »

Eastwood
Eastwood

This two-storey apartment has extraordinary views of the city skyline, southern foothills and the coast. Large, open-plan living and dining areas on the lower floor are lined with polished floor tiles.  Climbing the timber staircase to the upper floor, there is a family room and home theatre, wi Full Story »

The 26-Storey Treehouse
The 26-Storey Treehouse

COME OUT FESTIVAL REVIEW | Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton are mega-superstars among primary school kids for their Treehouse books, and rightfully so.

These guys make reading fun. Now, thanks to the adaptation by award-winning children’s author and playwright Richard Tulloch (Richard Bananas and P Full Story »

Look: a magical introduction to theatre
Look: a magical introduction to theatre

COME OUT FESTIVAL REVIEW | Look is a perfect gentle introduction to theatre for young kids, yet also engaging for the more seasoned small theatre-goers.

It is one of only a few shows at this year’s Come Out festival aimed at pre-school-aged children; my four-year-old was among the oldest at the pe Full Story »

FIFA politicians could decide Socceroos’ fate
FIFA politicians could decide Socceroos’ fate

Soccer | We’re just days away from one of the most important gatherings of global power players in years.

Surprisingly it has received little media coverage – certainly less than you’d expect for such a momentous event.

And much of what has been written and said about the 65th FIFA Congres Full Story »

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Event celebrates Italy-Australia research awards
Event celebrates Italy-Australia research awards

Flinders Law School will host an event on Tuesday (26 May) to highlight the success of an awards program which has allowed two early career researchers at Flinders to showcase their work and build relationships with researchers in Italy and Europe.

Awards from the Association for Research between It Full Story »

A Day in Cairns
A Day in Cairns

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY RAA | If you’re strolling through a Botanical Garden dotted with crocodile warning signs there’s a fair chance you’re in a place that’s still a bit wild. And although in recent years Cairns has grown from a rough and ready harbour town into a modern seaside city, it still Full Story »

Hoi An, Vietnam – port of call on the Maritime Silk Road
Hoi An, Vietnam – port of call on the Maritime Silk Road

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY RAA | Here’s a tip for improving your town’s chance of receiving UNESCO world heritage listing. Let it slip off the radar for a hundred years or so. From the 15th to the 19th century Hoi An was one of Vietnam’s busiest international shipping ports, and home to traders from Full Story »