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What's on: Sultans of Swing, Time for Heroes, Faith Healer

InDaily’s hit list of events and shows, including The Dire Straits Experience at the Thebby, the awe-inspiring art of Chiharu Shiota, an ASO tribute to heroism and war, and intriguing play Faith Healer – directed by Judy Davis and featuring Colin Friels.

Film

Film review: I Am Paul Walker

Five years after The Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker was killed in a car crash, this new feature-length documentary sheds light on the actor’s private life and his difficult relationship with Hollywood.

Theatre

Post-truth is stranger than fiction

Adelaide’s historic Queen’s Theatre will take on the feeling of a bombed-out Berlin warehouse or derelict church in a bold restaging of Stephen Sewell’s Welcome the Bright World – a play that remains surprisingly relevant in today’s political climate.

Music

Review: Star Wars - A New Hope in Concert

Watching live musicians play any movie score is a rare treat. Watching Adelaide’s own symphony orchestra performing one of the most famous film scores ever – from the first Star Wars – is pretty special indeed.

Books & Poetry

Poets work magic with wet-weather verse

Adelaide poets are creating a little magic in the city this month with invisible pavement poems that can be seen only when it rains.

Film

Film review: McQueen

Filmmakers Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui’s stylish mosaic of a documentary illuminates the life of the controversial and troubled British fashion genius Alexander McQueen.

Festivals

Adelaide Film Festival unveils full 2018 line-up

This year’s Adelaide Film Festival will present 17 world premieres and 30 national premieres, including four Venice award winners, a live underwater spectacle, and a strong line-up of films from Australian emerging directors.

Film reviews

Arts & Culture

‘These are the projects that curators hope for and artists dream about’

In what’s been described as a major coup for South Australia following the record-breaking Colours of Impressionism exhibition, leading contemporary artist Chiharu Shiota is presenting three major projects at the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Off the Wall - Art Gallery treasures

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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.

Poet's Corner