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Secret script inspires Tan Dun symphony
Secret script inspires Tan Dun symphony

OZASIA FESTIVAL | Renowned composer Tan Dun’s 2014 OzAsia Festival work is inspired by the Chinese script of Nu Shu, believed to be the only solely female language in the world.

Described as a 13-movement micro-film symphony, Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women resulted from five years of research Full Story »

SA rallies to support emerging filmmakers
SA rallies to support emerging filmmakers

About 100 people attended a forum in Adelaide last night to express support for emerging filmmakers and SA’s Media Resource Centre following the axing of federal funding.

Screen Australia announced in July that from 2016 it would end its support for the national Screen Network through which progra Full Story »

Poem: Homecoming
Poem: Homecoming

POET’S CORNER | There’s a strong sense of nostalgia and wistfulness in this week’s poems by SA writer Judy Dally, who has been published in the annual Friendly Street Reader for 25 consecutive years.

Homecoming

This late afternoon sun
recalls days past in a country garden:
a small piece of Full Story »

Pissarro unveiling
Pissarro unveiling

More then 700 guests attended the unveiling of the Art Gallery of South Australia’s latest acquisition, Camille Pissarro’s Prairie à Éragny.

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Pasadena
Pasadena

This architecturally designed, two-storey home is located in a cul-de-sac. The house features spectacular views of the city and a timber-decked, salt-water pool. The upper level includes a spacious lounge room with an angular cedar ceiling and a modern fireplace. The kitchen has Essastone benchtops Full Story »

Passion Play – a modern pilgrimage
Passion Play – a modern pilgrimage

VERSE NOVEL | Once upon a time education Year 12 was called Leaving Honours. A modern-day verse novel inspired by Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales may prompt memories of that. Back then, English was very much a compulsory pass subject, with one of the exam questions an equally compulsory, stric Full Story »

Mining tax win comes at a price
Mining tax win comes at a price

Comment | With its first anniversary on Sunday, the Abbott government wants to trumpet achievements.

Ministers have been asked to put forward what they’ve done in their portfolios for airing in question time this week. But beyond that, given all the budget pain, a substantial victory was needed on Full Story »

Marsh and Hughes belt Aussies into final
Marsh and Hughes belt Aussies into final

HARARE | Australia have gone from embarrassments to tri-series finalists within 48 hours after crushing South Africa in Harare.

The fighting character Darren Lehmann’s side has consistently shown since last summer came to the fore as Australia saved face from their loss to Zimbabwe the only wa Full Story »

The Forager: Show food, organic coffee cake
The Forager: Show food, organic coffee cake

FOOD & WINE | This week in The Forager: the best of South Australia’s olives and olive oil, food at the Royal Show, a recipe for organic coffee cake, and OzHarvest heads south.

Organic single-origin coffee in a pod

You can have your cake and eat it, too. Newly formed Adelaide business Organic Full Story »

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Less is more in lap of luxury
Less is more in lap of luxury

Chandeliers, gold taps and ornate drapes are classic hallmarks of the world’s most luxurious hotels, right?

Wrong, according to Flinders University sociologist Eduardo de la Fuente.

Dr de la Fuente, based in Flinders School of Social and Policy Studies, says the aesthetics and architecture of luxu Full Story »

Top honour to Flinders CIO
Top honour to Flinders CIO

An eighteen month transformation of Flinders University’s ICT platform placing it at the forefront of higher education institutions worldwide has been recognised with the prestigious iAwards CIO of the Year accolade being awarded to the University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (Information Services) and Full Story »

Flinders takes on mass Ice Bucket Challenge
Flinders takes on mass Ice Bucket Challenge

Flinders University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), Professor Nancy Cromar, led the way yesterday as dozens of Flinders staff and students took a Mass Ice Bucket Challenge in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association of South Australia (MNDASA).

Gail Jackson, Executive Director of MNDASA Full Story »