For audiences starved of live performance for most of the year, Seeing Through Darkness is a show that makes the heart sing.
French writer-director Régis Roinsard keeps the audience guessing until the very last minute in this literary whodunit, which is every bit as cunning as it is thrilling.
Premier Steven Marshall’s decision to scrap former Labor government plans for a contemporary art gallery at Lot Fourteen is a “huge opportunity that’s been wasted” and the replacement $150 million Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Centre is an “incredible waste of public money”, claims an eminent arts administrator who helped plan the junked gallery.
Dystopian adventures, debt-trap misadventures, invisible illness, stories of quiet rebellion and a rollicking boyhood memoir … bookseller Jo Case surveys the strong crop of new books by South Australian writers.
Autumn leads to spring, said a famous philosopher, and in this week’s Poet’s Corner Valerie Volk agrees.
Strong ticket demand and limited venue capacity have prompted State Theatre Company SA to present an extended season of its final 2020 show – a comedy starring Nancye Hayes and described as ‘halfway between The Golden Girls and Survivor’.
The State Government is advertising for a director to deliver the $150 million Aboriginal art and culture gallery planned for Lot Fourteen – before cabinet ministers sign off on an overdue business case outlining the centre’s viability.
Adelaide’s Mavournee Hazel is living her acting dream, thanks to a four-year stint on Neighbours. The 24-year-old is also a passionate role model for other young women and her message is simple: know your worth.
A jauntily moustachioed chap astride a penny-farthing is the winner of the 2021 Adelaide Fringe poster competition.
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute has weathered a closure by pandemic and funding cuts already this year, but, in spite of the challenges, the organisation is excited to reopen next month.
Despite or perhaps because of lockdowns, a record number of entries were submitted for this year’s portrait competition and Indigenous entries are particularly powerful, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.
Audiences will be treated to an intimate and immersive art experience at the Art Gallery of SA with Seeing Through Darkness, a new performance created by Restless Dance Theatre in response to the works of expressionist artist Georges Rouault.
Writer and performance poet Geoff Goodfellow is known for his “brutally electric” style, but he reveals a more vulnerable side in a new memoir about his boyhood. Here, he shares the story of his life – from working-class lad to literary icon.
Alice Springs’ Parrtjima Festival is one of the first major Australian arts festivals to be held since the pandemic hit, and is fittingly themed “Lifting our Spirits”. Ben Kelly reports.
As part of ACE Open’s 2020 South Australian Artist Survey, Indigenous artist Carly Tarkari Dodd has created a work that aims to dismantle damaging assumptions about Aboriginality.
A 180-year-old heritage-listed theatre in the city will undergo a state government-funded facelift to restore it to its former glory, following calls from arts companies for a new purpose-built playhouse in Adelaide.
State Theatre Company makes a gripping return to the Her Majesty’s stage with a gratifyingly claustrophobic reimagining of Patrick Hamilton’s enduring psychological thriller.
The Adelaide Festival will go ahead in 2021 but it will look very different, co-artistic director Rachel Healy tells InDaily, with changes including a new Festival hub, more South Australian and Australian shows, and increased outdoor experiences.
Adelaide author Katherine Tamiko Arguile explores themes of family and grief in her new novel The Things She Owned, the story of a tangled mother-daughter relationship that unfolds over two generations and is steeped in Japanese culture.
Gina Inverarity’s dystopian vision of a drastically altered post-global future in her new young-adult novel Snow has been given added resonance by the COVID-19 crisis.
With the Southern Flinders Ranges as its backdrop, SA author Annette Marner’s new novel centres on an aspiring artist haunted by two tragic events from her childhood.
Adelaide author Poppy Nwosu’s new young-adult novel is a story about family, friends and embracing who you are – even if that person is kind of weird.