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Italian influence in the Vales
Italian influence in the Vales

PHILIP WHITE OPINION | “I put on 14 kilos in a few weeks in my village,” Joe Petrucci says of his recent trip to Castellino, in Molise, near Abruzzi.

“The food is always there. In Ireland, I lost 12 kilos. They only bring one plate.”

Greg Trott introduced me to his neighbour Full Story »

Fashion Icons an arts-tourism coup for SA
Fashion Icons an arts-tourism coup for SA

Fashionistas from all over the country are expected to visit the Art Gallery of South Australia for its spring exhibition, Fashion Icons – Masterpieces from the Collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.

Mitchell Oakley Smith, fashion author and curator of the events program for the exhib Full Story »

Science fiction’s favourite building
Science fiction’s favourite building

From hippie houses and kids’ play frames to military radar stations and mountaineering tents, the geodesic dome has fascinated people as a way of building.

Why? Simply because it is so extraordinarily different from standard forms of shelter.

The latticework frame of a geodesic dome is at once an Full Story »

cotto espresso launch
cotto espresso launch

Italian cafe chain, cotto espresso, recently launched a third Adelaide cafe located on Mosley Square at Glenelg and celebrated with an exclusive event for family, friends and special guests.

 

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Adelaide
Adelaide

This elegant residence has views to the Hills, Adelaide Oval and Palmer Gardens. The master suite upstairs includes a dressing room paired with an en suite, both with park views. There are formal and informal living spaces throughout, large bathrooms and a luxurious kitchen.

More on the house here.

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Rex Minerals waits for the market to turn
Rex Minerals waits for the market to turn

Adelaide | Rex Minerals has its head down waiting for the head winds hitting the copper market to subside.

In its annual report to shareholders, released today, Rex’s chairman outlined the “small is better strategy” that saw the compnay put its large scale development of the Hillsi Full Story »

Terror, truth and the techniques of drama
Terror, truth and the techniques of drama

Comment | Drama and its core principles are to be found in theatres while the real world goes on outside, right? Wrong. And recent events bear this out.

Dramaturgy is the art of managing events in time for the benefit of their greater meaning and impact: if drama is the substance of those events, dr Full Story »

AFL silly season: coaches and players on the move
AFL silly season: coaches and players on the move

AFL | Essendon caretaker coach Mark Thompson is keeping his cards close to his chest on his plans for 2015 while players’ agents start are pitching their clients’ interests – welcome to the AFL silly season.

Adelaide is searching for a coach, Essendon has one but isn’t sure t Full Story »

‘Grand opera’ returns to Adelaide
‘Grand opera’ returns to Adelaide

A production of Gounod’s Faust in 2015 will herald the return of “truly grand opera” to Adelaide, says State Opera of South Australia CEO and artistic director Timothy Sexton.

Based on the Royal’s Opera House’s Covent Garden production, Faust will be performed from August 22-29 at the Fes Full Story »

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Putting kids first, when media sets its own rules
Putting kids first, when media sets its own rules

In an age when a significant number of parents won’t let their child walk down the street to post a letter because of “stranger danger”, it’s ironic that many pay little attention while media organisations spend hours of one-to-one time with even their youngest offspring.

That’s the 21st C Full Story »

Flinders engineers lead the field
Flinders engineers lead the field

Flinders University’s biomedical engineering and assistive technologies cluster is enhancing its reputation for excellence in research, design and development, highlighted by the group’s latest victories at Engineers Australia’s Engineering Excellence Awards.

Flinders lecturer in Engineering D Full Story »

Building science bridges from school to university
Building science bridges from school to university

Secondary school teacher Adam Wallace has spent three days of the past two months at Flinders to discover what the University’s scientists are up to, and will take his insights back to Unley High School for the benefit of his students.

Mr Wallace, a physics teacher, came to Flinders as part of the Full Story »