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Streaming services are full of retro viewing opportunities, but this is one ground-breaking crime drama that arguably still surpasses anything made since.
Be warned: This series is not family viewing. But it is extraordinary and wildly innovative.
With lockdown meaning more time for reading, our bookseller recommends some excellent new titles, including the latest novel by crime queen Laura Lippman, an isolation tale with a twist, and Clem Bastow’s candid memoir about living with autism.
In the midst of a lockdown, Kiwi post-pandemic comedy series Creamerie might be just what the doctor ordered – especially if she was a proponent of alternative medicine of the madcap kind.
Netflix’s new dating show Sexy Beasts – a kind of ridiculous modern-day Perfect Match – tries to tell us you can take physical attraction out of love. The reality, says one expert, is far more complicated.
Contemporary Adelaide artist Jason Sims admits he feels a sense of both trepidation and release when one of his public artworks is installed in its new home. His latest futuristic perception-challenging creation has been unveiled in the CBD.
SA arts and culture news in brief: UniSA report argues arts sector ‘consistently neglected’ during pandemic, livestreaming from Adelaide to Hollywood, composers to converge on the Fleurieu, and creatives shortlisted for public art opportunity.
Award-winning designer and film producer Alison Page – a regular panellist for eight years on ABC television show The New Inventors – has been appointed to the board of the Art Gallery of South Australia.
A reality check turns to celebration in this week’s Poet’s Corner contributions from Andrew Ballard.
UPDATED: SA’s COVID-19 lockdown announcement has dealt a crushing blow to Adelaide festivals, forcing them to hit the pause button just as the city was preparing to celebrate one of its biggest winter activations.
Swift jumps between camaraderie and conflict keep audience members on edge and intrigued in this Adelaide production of Sam Shepard’s play about two estranged brothers whose identities unravel when they reconnect.
Van Gogh Alive has landed in Adelaide to brighten up winter with a multi-sensory extravaganza depicting the life and work of post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. It will delight and dazzle many, but purists may need to proceed with caution.
The Dunstan Playhouse’s double bill of the Hussy Hicks band and solo artist Liz Stringer was really a triple given that it also featured players from the Blues and Roots Winter School. Variety and talent abounded in more than two hours of guitar delights.
A novel that explores a mother’s steps to support her incarcerated son while attempting to make sense of his horrific crime has taken out Australia’s pre-eminent literary prize.
Severe weather warnings forced organisers of South Australia’s new winter festival Illuminate Adelaide to delay last night’s opening of its centrepiece Light Cycles experience and other outdoor events until Saturday.
The Adelaide-based Australian String Quartet has appointed Melbourne Symphony Orchestra associate principal viola Christopher Cartlidge as its new violist to replace long-time member Stephen King.
The vivid animatronic skink turning heads in Adelaide Zoo’s Light Creatures after-dark experience features artwork by Elizabeth Close that reflects First Nations peoples’ connection to Country and stories passed down through generations.
Adelaide’s newest winter festival officially lights up the city from this week. InReview shares highlights and tips from the creative directors on how to make the most of their 17-day program of live events and illuminating after-dark experiences.
Paul Capsis revels in the challenge of singlehandedly bringing a multifaceted tale to life in this extraordinary adaptation of a literary classic.
Dusan and Voitre Marek created a stir when their ‘weird art’ was first displayed in Adelaide. Now the pioneering surrealist artists are being celebrated in a new exhibition at the Art Gallery of SA that shows the diversity of their work and incorporates heartfelt human stories.
The opening night of the Adelaide Guitar Festival showcased the masterful guitar playing of Paco Lara and the equally passionate performances of Adelaide’s own Compañía Alma Flamenca ensemble. It was a delightful combination.
Interstate travel restrictions have forced several late changes to the 2021 Adelaide Guitar Festival line-up but ticket sales are strong as the event opens this weekend with shows including a flamenco spectacular and a classical celebration.
One half of Australian plunderphonic band The Avalanches explains how music can contain snippets of a person’s being, and why harnessing their own music in new ways for Illuminate Adelaide is extending the life of their art.
Last year during lockdown, Creative Original Music Adelaide contracted their roster of artists to create a cohesive work using the exquisite corpse art-making format. The work will finally debut next week.