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The Oracle acclaimed at Adelaide premiere
The Oracle acclaimed at Adelaide premiere

DANCE REVIEW | Paul White received a standing ovation last night after his performance of Meryl Tankard’s The Oracle at the Dunstan Playhouse.

Fifty-five minutes is a long time for one dancer to engage an audience, but The Oracle was outstanding.

Bird calls and the chirping of cicadas overlaid the Full Story »

20,000 Days on Earth
20,000 Days on Earth

FILM REVIEW | In this excellent doco, Australia’s high priest of indy rock, Nick Cave, comes across as an erudite pontificator, but with his tongue firmly in cheek.

Cave narrates as he motors around his adopted Brighton (England), at times sharing his ride with actor Ray Winstone, former Bad Seeds Full Story »

Flirting with Roussanne
Flirting with Roussanne

PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | Whitey checks what one Greenock winemaker’s doing with the much-misunderstood Roussanne grape – and discovers a couple of releases that would match up nicely with ginger chicken or rum’n’raisin chocolate.

Yelland & Papps Devote Barossa Valley Roussa Full Story »

The Hundred Foot Journey
The Hundred Foot Journey

FILM REVIEW | Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren plays a prickly perfectionist French restaurateur in her latest film, The Hundred-Foot Journey.

Produced by Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey from an engaging screenplay by Steven Knight, the movie is based on the best-selling novel of the sa Full Story »

Jurlique launch at Solitaire Automotive   
Jurlique launch at Solitaire Automotive  

Jurlique unveiled a new skincare range to guests at an exclusive launch event last week in the showrooms of Solitaire Automotive.

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St Georges
St Georges

This Tudor residence combines the best of 1920s architecture with modern comforts. It features Jarrah floors, high, ornate ceilings and a bay window. The kitchen is appointed with European appliances and the enclosed, solar heated-pool can be used in any season.

Find out more here.

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James Foley murder: inside the minds of jihadis
James Foley murder: inside the minds of jihadis

Comment | Foreign fighters are at the heart of violence in the Middle East and elsewhere – and research provides some clues about why, reports Matthew Francis.

The chilling video showing the apparent murder of the journalist James Foley by the Islamic State has reinforced the terrible risks in Full Story »

Treasury Wine looks to rosy future
Treasury Wine looks to rosy future

Treasury Wine Estates has reported a $100.9 million full year loss while recent revenue increases show its “positioned for future success” the Penfolds brand owner said today.

The result reflects a tough year for the international wine group with dual takleover bids and a major restructu Full Story »

Magill Estate chefs win top talent award
Magill Estate chefs win top talent award

Penfolds Magill Estate Restaurant husband-and-wife chef team Scott Huggins and Emma McCaskill have been named Best New Talent in the annual Gourmet Traveller restaurant awards.

The restaurant, which reopened in August last year after a two-year closure, is also the highest-rated South Australian est Full Story »

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Counting the value of SA’s culture
Counting the value of SA’s culture

As the preeminent Festival State, South Australia has an international reputation for its arts and culture, yet the broader impact of our bustling arts scene is often overshadowed by an emphasis on the bottom line.

For the first time, researchers from Flinders University are developing a set of tool Full Story »

In Conversation with astronaut Chris Hadfield
In Conversation with astronaut Chris Hadfield

Flinders University space archaeologist Dr Alice Gorman chats to Colonel Chris Hadfield – one of the most famous astronauts on Earth – as part of an interview for The Conversation.

In the interview, Dr Gorman asks Colonel Hadfield about human-machine relations, lessons for the Australian space p Full Story »

Accreditation opens Hong Kong funding to students
Accreditation opens Hong Kong funding to students

Hong Kong students can now receive funding from their local government to study Flinders University’s Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media) after the course was accredited by their local accreditation body, the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (HK Full Story »