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Film & TV

Don't be fooled by Sexy Beasts

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.

Visual Art

In the Studio with Jason Sims

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.

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Theatre

Theatre review: True West

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.

Visual Art

Van Gogh looms larger than life in dazzling digital gallery

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.

Commentary

The art of radio

Much of what defines successful radio was pioneered in Adelaide – a market that is now struggling in at least one key shift and has too few women on air. How can local radio re-assert its relevance?

Poet's Corner

Visual Art

Swimming in a sea of surrealism

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.

Film & TV

Revisiting Parklands, a bittersweet slice of ’90s Adelaide noir

Starring a young Cate Blanchett in her first film role, writer-director Kathryn Millard’s 1996 film Parklands remains a surprisingly evergreen — and very Adelaide — reflection on memory and place.