She’s recorded studio albums, sat atop the ARIA chart, and yes, even appeared on Australian Idol. Now pop star Paulini will venture into new territory when she steps onto the stage at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Chess the Musical.
SA arts and culture news in brief: Museum’s adults-only after-dark activation, local short film selected for Tribeca, a Katie Noonan masterclass, art in the park, free PR strategy sessions for musicians and arts professionals, plus a ‘revolutionary’ think-tank.
The TV sitcom that broke new ground with its representation of proudly fat women is back for its third and final season, with hearts on the line more than ever.
Audiences will be immersed in a world of peculiarity and conspiracy theories in a new SAYarts coming-of-age play that seeks to offer reassurance for young people trying to navigate the uncertainty that comes with growing up.
In this week’s Poet’s Corner, Leon van der Linde captures a beguiling moment of seaside serenity.
A new book by Adelaide-based cultural historian Noris Ioannou tells the history and story of Australian folk art in all its wonderful diversity. Publisher Michael Bollen highlights a few of the treasures within.
It’s been nearly 80 years since the infamous Ern Malley hoax yet it is still inspiring new creative works. Samela Harris, who has lived with Ern since she was a child, reflects on how the affair affected her family and left her with the strangest of legacies.
New South Australian play Euphoria shines a light on the joys and trials of rural life with a potent combination of brilliant writing and superb stagecraft. It’s a stellar production on every level.
A refreshing change from its previous arts shows, the ABC’s new Art Works walks the line between high and low brow with the first engaging episode featuring an actor, a photographer, a sculptor and stand-up comedians.
Five extraordinary dance works from around the world are showcased in Australian Dance Theatre’s Convergence, but the program is also a celebration of human ingenuity and the willingness to come together to share stories and ideas, however far apart we are.
SA arts and culture news in brief: Art pops up in railway station’s historic phone booths, Clarice Beckett show extended, ‘golden opportunity’ for emerging screenwriters, SALA deadline looms, through the Looking Glass at FUMA, and more.
Entrants in the Jack McConnell Award for Public Architecture in the 2021 South Australian Architecture Awards successfully enhance a diverse range of existing sites with stylish sensitivity.
Novelist and performance artist Fiona McGregor’s collection of essays celebrating creativity and its potential for subversion and transformation is the latest book reviewed in Writers SA’s literary criticism series A Year in Review.
This week’s Poet’s Corner contribution is from aspiring young writer Andrew Pfeffer, who reflects on what is left behind by history.
Have you ever tried to imagine a world you have never seen or people you have never met? In 1861 that is exactly what Japanese artist Utagawa Yoshiiku did when he designed a three-panel woodblock print now on display at the AGSA.
PHOTO GALLERY: Six young South Australian artists working across a range of media are among the 24 finalists selected for this year’s $100,000 Ramsay Art Prize for contemporary Australian artists under the age of 40.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival artistic director Alan Cumming has unveiled his full line-up for the 2021 festival, describing it as “a temple of my love and nostalgia for Australia”.
Adelaide Guitar Festival has launched the program for its first annual event this July, with artistic director Slava Grigoryan saying it shines a light on the guitar’s ability to star in any genre – ‘from classical and jazz to rock, blues & roots and flamenco’.
A multi-media light experience across nearly 2km of the Adelaide Botanic Garden, a multi-sensory van Gogh exhibition, world-premiere VR works, and a free City Lights trail featuring large-scale installations and projections will be among highlights of the 17-day inaugural Illuminate Adelaide winter festival.
SA arts and culture news in brief: top SA-made short films to be showcased at the Mercury, new inner-west creative hub launches, a valuable fellowship opportunity for mid-career creatives, Chess ticket boost, and a call for Umbrella Festival registrations.
This month’s recommended reads include the much-talked-about new debut novel by bestselling Priestdaddy author Patricia Lockwood, an incisive Australian young-adult story, a memoir of racism and resilience, and a heartfelt rock ‘n’ roll tale.
In the cradle of modern winemaking in the Adelaide Hills, one wine variety still rules. Here’s a guide to the Piccadilly Valley’s Chardonnay makers – and our wine writer’s assessment of three of the best.
In preparation for writing State Theatre work Euphoria, playwright Emily Steel travelled through seven towns in regional South Australia to examine the dynamics and mental health impacts of living in a small community.