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From cellar to home: giving wine barrels a new lease on life

Afternoons spent mucking around with discarded wine barrels in the backyard shed inspired a father and daughter team from the Barossa to launch an innovative homewares business with a twist.

Arts & Culture

Climate change art for the 21st century

A three-week festival of climate change art at Port Adelaide features works ranging from a song-based ode to animals farmed for food, to a ‘walking tour through the upcoming apocalypse’ and an experience on board an ex-naval boat.


Film review: Spitfire

Stunning images of contemporary Spitfire flights are interwoven with historic wartime footage and interviews with former pilots in this new documentary about the iconic fighter plane.


A multicultural drama of strangers in a strange land

For Greek-Australian actress Deb Galanos, taking part in State Theatre Company’s new drama The Gods of Strangers was a chance to explore her family’s own story of post-World War II displacement and migration to Australia.


Marvel comics legend Stan Lee dies

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionised the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, has died.  He was 95.

Arts & Culture CityMag

My Adelaide with Lindsay Brookes

Lindsay Brookes, associate to the director of the Art Gallery of SA, sheds light on the various characters, circumstances and favourites artworks of her more than 30-year career at the gallery.

Adelaide Festival

From the sublime to the strange: Adelaide Festival's 2019 line-up

A confronting play revealing refugee stories from Manus and Nauru, a pop-up installation selling ‘human soap’ and a free Symphony for Our World outdoor concert are among the diverse offerings of the 2019 Adelaide Festival program.

Film reviews


Resurrecting the 'lost operas of Oz'

State Opera SA will shine a spotlight on three ‘lost’ Australian operas in its 2019 season, including two works to be presented in the historic Queen’s Theatre and “a deadly serious choral fantasy” based on a Louis Carroll poem.

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Poet's Corner

Books & Poetry

The never-ending story of Adelaide’s second-hand bookshops

Adelaide retains a resilient cluster of colourful second-hand and antiquarian booksellers who, driven by a labour of literary love, have defied the contemporary threats to the industry. And their stories suggest the printed book is far from dead.

Off the Wall - Art Gallery treasures