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Top five musical moments from The Empire Strikes Back

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra will bring the music of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back to life at a concert on May 4. Here, accompanied by the film clips, conductor Nicholas Buc shares his top moments from the score.

Arts & Culture

Australia's forgotten heroes: 'They were fighting two wars'

Stories of heroism, mateship, discrimination and heartbreak are shared in an exhibition that uses family histories, photos, objects and art to highlight the war experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Film review: Burning

Inspired by a short story by Haruki Murakami, South Korean writer and director Lee Chang-dong’s darkly beautiful, sensual and disturbing portrayal of alienation and loss is so mesmerising and immersive that two and a half hours pass by as if in a dream.

Arts & Culture

The way she was: A glimpse behind Her Majesty's curtains

GALLERY: A series of images taken by Adelaide photographer Scott McCarten just before work began on the gutting of Her Majesty’s Theatre exposes parts the historic building most audiences members will never have seen.

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Cabaret Festival

A sparkling old new venue for Adelaide Cabaret Festival

One of the last remaining antique Belgium mirror tents will come to life for Julia Zemiro’s inaugural Adelaide Cabaret Festival, hosting an eclectic line-up of live performances and a late-night club on weekends.

Poet's Corner

Arts & Culture

Off the Wall: A puzzle picture

A two-sided painting described by an Adelaide critic in 1949 as a vacuous “puzzle picture” – one that would leave “spectators unmoved by any reaction except, ‘Why?’” – now has pride of place in the Art Gallery of SA’s Elder Wing.