Bangarra Dance Theatre's beautifully staged exploration of the life of Aboriginal figure Woollarawarre Bennelong is an extraordinary and deeply important work, writes Alison Flett.
On face value, watching someone balance rocks doesn’t sound like a particularly enticing way to spend an hour, but within minutes Dutch performance artist Nick Steur will have you absolutely spellbound.
More than 500 people celebrated the opening of ACE Open’s Adelaide Festival exhibition Waqt al-tagheer: Time of change.
Festival-goers have a packed line-up of music, dance, theatre and visual art shows to choose from as the Mad March festivities draw to a close this weekend. Here are some picks from the Fringe and Festival programs.
This staging of Brahms' German Requiem subverts some of the formal traditions of choral singing, breaking down the barrier between performer and audience, to powerful effect.
Sylvain Chomet’s 2003 film Les Triplettes de Belleville was celebrated as a multi-award-winning animated feature film with an extraordinary original score, and now the Adelaide Festival brings us both film and music in The Triplets of Belleville.
GALLERY: Around 96,000 people converged at WOMADelaide over the long weekend to see 70 acts including jazz musician Kamasi Washington, sitar player Anoushka Shankar, the mesmerising Manganiyar Seduction and controversial feather-filled aerial show Place des Anges.
Palestine's ShiberHur Theatre Company makes its Australian debut with this poetic and intense theatrical experience that uses storytelling, mime and a cappella to shine a light on traditional mourning rituals.
As the ASO celebrates the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with the Adelaide Festival show ‘Bernstein on Stage’ this weekend, Gordon Kalton Williams looks back on the legendary American composer’s life and some of his most famous works.
Vocal loop artist Sam Perry provides the music for Fringe show The 360 All Stars and is this year showing off his skills in a spellbinding solo show. ★★★★★
Featuring guests including Peter Garrett, Emma Donovan and Briggs alongside the exuberant Marilya Indigenous choir, Spinifex Gum is a breathtaking and uniquely Australian performance, writes reviewer Ali Moylan.