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.
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.
When a leading contemporary dancer and choreographer teams up with a rave party producer, the result is bound to be interesting.
Mad March will draw to a close on Sunday, but there are still plenty of shows to see over the final weekend. Here are some highlights from all genres of the Adelaide Festival and Fringe programs.
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.
The Adelaide Festival hosted a pre-show event for its partners at the Park Palais hub (in Elder Park) this week.
Cory Doctorow, science-fiction writer and co-editor of the blog Boing Boing, has been announced as a guest at next year's Adelaide Writers' Week – the final event to be presented by current director Laura Kroetsch.
A licence extension has guaranteed WOMADelaide’s future until 2024, with renewed State Government funding also enabling confirmation of two big shows for next year – including a French aerial spectacular featuring “flying" angels.
An outdoor concert by music icon Grace Jones and an explosive new theatre epic from the director of Roman Tragedies are among highlights of the 2018 Adelaide Festival program announced today.
‘Queen of the sitar’ Anoushka Shankar, Mali desert blues group Tinariwen, US saxophonist Kamasi Washington, and Australian acts The Avalanches and Dan Sultan are among the 18 artists in WOMADelaide’s first line-up announcement for 2018.
Following this year's sell-out success Saul, the Adelaide Festival has announced that its 2018 program will feature another acclaimed operatic work from the UK's Glyndebourne Festival: Australian composer Brett Dean's adaptation of Hamlet.
Apologies, financial concessions and a public ultimatum helped the Adelaide Festival’s deputy director extract a lifeline for its controversial River Torrens pontoon from the city council last night.
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.