Celebrated Indian author Devdutt Pattanaik brings his famous modern applications of ancient mythology to the stage at OzAsia this week and, tucked in amidst his advice on business and leadership, is an approach to argument and ideology that could be just the balm the Twitter generation requires.
A dance work enabling deep cross-cultural connection that was created by someone who went on to collaborate with Beyoncé – Sutra is relevant, insightful, and emblematic of all the things OzAsia Festival should be, writes Farrin Foster.
In just a year and a half, Surahn and Jessica Sidhu have transformed the soil of the old almond orchard in Willunga they now call home. But the change is nothing compared to the 300-year agricultural revolution they’re planning for the property.
The director of not one but two Adelaide festivals, Amanda Duthie has risen to the top of Australia’s arts scene by constantly investing in those who are just starting out at the bottom.
New statistics reveal Adelaide’s western suburbs are an important and rapidly-growing economic powerhouse, with the area, which is already supplying a quarter of the state’s total annual economic output, set to contribute even more in the next three decades.
With his play ‘The Season’, Aboriginal writer Nathan Maynard has found resounding national relevance – and a lot of laughs – in one of his community’s annual traditions.