adelaide | The Property Council is calling on the State Government to create a single master plan for Adelaide’s CBD.
In its submission to the Government ahead of the 2015 state budget, the peak body for the property industry says a coordinated plan “from terrace to terrace” would be necessary to take advantage of upcoming development opportunities in the city.
“There is currently no overarching plan that envelops the central business district (CBD) from terrace to terrace,” the submission reads.
“Whilst the reinvigoration of the Riverbank precinct is important, the rest of the city should not be left behind.
“… the property and development sector yearns for a sophisticated, instuctional master plan that has a view for development – pa Full Story »
CABARET FRINGE FESTIVAL | Actress and singer Hannah Bennett hopes her Cabaret Fringe Festival show will help audiences to not just better understand mental illness, but to get a real sense of what it feels like.
Myriad is based on the Adelaide College of the Arts graduate’s own struggle with anxiety and depression for more than 10 years, and is described as equal parts funny and tragic.
“It is about me, but I know my stories are felt by other people and that’s why I want to get them out, because I know other people will relate to them,” the 26-year-old says.
“What we want the audience to take away is that their experience should be more felt than understood … to have a sense that they are feeling the things that I’m feeling.”
Fellow AC Arts graduate Suzannah Kennett Lister Full Story »
WEEKEND PICKS | This weekend’s entertainment ranges from the opening of the Cabaret Fringe Festival to a celebration of Steampunk at Port Adelaide.
Other events include the Come Out Children’s Festival, gigs by Ash Grunwald and Akoustic Odyssey, a showcase of German films, and a new exhibition by Indigenous artist Jacob Stengle at Tandanya.
Cabaret Fringe Festival
Stars of Weimar-era show the Berlin Cabaret are hosting tonight’s Cabaret Fringe opening gala at The German Club. The gala, offering a taster of what’s to come over the month-long festival, will also feature performers such as “cabaret chanteuse” Candy Chambers, burlesque artist Luna Eclipse and Marduk Flamenco. On Saturday and Sunday at La Boheme, four-part harmony act The Marvellous Miz Demenors will present their n Full Story »
FOOD & WINE | Penfolds Magill Estate today opens a new cellar door and restaurant to the public after a multi-million-dollar redevelopment of the 171-year-old winery.
The winery, which is one of the few single vineyards in the world located within city boundaries, is home to the famous Grange blend, and will now offer greater accessibility to local and international visitors.
Penfolds’ flagship wine will be available for purchase by the glass at the new Magill Estate Kitchen – a casual dining offering designed to complement the formal service at Magill Estate Restaurant, the highest-ranked South Australian establishment in a recent list of Australia’s top 100 restaurants.
“The changes to Magill Estate include a state-of-the-art cellar door space repositioned at t Full Story »