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SA vies for multiple 2017 Helpmann Awards

A swag of 2017 Adelaide Festival shows – including sumptuous centrepiece Saul, an intimate work by Restless Dance Theatre, circus show Backbone and 3D audio experience The Encounter – are vying for gongs at this year’s Helpmann Awards.


In a miserable year, the Adelaide Festival brought us joy

The 2017 Adelaide Festival program was a beautifully crafted object d’art, offering a blaze of hope against a dismal horizon, write Flinders University's Julian Meyrick and William Peterson.

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Review: Gala

Gala is not a typical international dance company performance that we watch with wonder and admiration, but rather a celebration of the joy of dance - an appreciation of the sense of belonging found only in communal movement.


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Review: Eighth Blackbird

Musica Viva should be proud of its role in bringing the Eighth Blackbird contemporary music ensemble to Adelaide. The group's eclectic program of work by five composers was engaging and often exhilarating.

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Riverbank Palais

The Adelaide Festival hosted a preview party and an opening VIP party on its Riverbank Palais hub on the Torrens River at Elder Park.