South Australians who think they have the vision to create a hit entertainment TV format – in the vein of anything from Lego Masters to The Voice – are being offered a rare chance to learn how such ideas are transformed into TV gold.
Imprints bookseller Jo Case recommends six new reads – from a fun novel by Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert and a killer thriller by Adrian McKinty, to eye-opening political exposés and an exploration of female desire.
STREAMING: The Casketeers could easily be buried among the myriad binge-worthy shows on Netflix, but this Kiwi series about a Māori funeral home is charming, heartwarming and – for a doco about death – surprisingly funny.
The 1969 Moon landing coincided with another momentous event in the life of then 11-year-old Phil Cummings – his first experience of snow. The SA author’s memory of that day inspired his new storybook and will soon be brought to life on stage.
Jeff Lang and Cal Williams Jr, two artists with distinctive but complementary angles on the acoustic guitar, showed again how the Adelaide Guitar Festival can conjure a fascinating night’s entertainment.
With a well-judged and entertaining repertoire ranging from classical to contemporary, Karin Schaupp and Miles Johnston presented an evening of guitar delights at the Adelaide Festival Centre’s Space Theatre.
Through an assembly of artefacts, photographs, videos and testimonials, Daring to be Different shares stories both heartbreaking and joyful that show the journey of South Australia’s ‘rainbow elders’ from oppression to acceptance.