From red carpet to stage, it was sequins all the way for the Adelaide Cabaret Festival opening night Variety Gala.
This year’s Adelaide Festival attracted significantly more interstate and overseas visitors than the 2017 event and generated around $76 million in spending for the state, according to figures released today.
The much-fêted Akram Khan’s final full-length dance performance is a consummate work of anguish and exquisite beauty, writes Katherine Arguile.
With two days to go, the 2018 Adelaide Festival has achieved a new box office record of more than $4.5 million, while the Fringe is on target for a 7.6 per cent increase in ticket sales.
Bangarra Dance Theatre’s beautifully staged exploration of the life of Aboriginal figure Woollarawarre Bennelong is an extraordinary and deeply important work, writes Alison Flett.
On face value, watching someone balance rocks doesn’t sound like a particularly enticing way to spend an hour, but within minutes Dutch performance artist Nick Steur will have you absolutely spellbound.
Adelaide Festival performance Taha tells the story of a man who lost his home, his lover and his livelihood, but evolved to become one of Palestine’s greatest poets after finding solace in writing.
More than 500 people celebrated the opening of ACE Open’s Adelaide Festival exhibition Waqt al-tagheer: Time of change.
Festival-goers have a packed line-up of music, dance, theatre and visual art shows to choose from as the Mad March festivities draw to a close this weekend. Here are some picks from the Fringe and Festival programs.
This staging of Brahms’ German Requiem subverts some of the formal traditions of choral singing, breaking down the barrier between performer and audience, to powerful effect.
Palestine’s ShiberHur Theatre Company makes its Australian debut with this poetic and intense theatrical experience that uses storytelling, mime and a cappella to shine a light on traditional mourning rituals.
As the ASO celebrates the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with the Adelaide Festival show ‘Bernstein on Stage’ this weekend, Gordon Kalton Williams looks back on the legendary American composer’s life and some of his most famous works.
Featuring guests including Peter Garrett, Emma Donovan and Briggs alongside the exuberant Marilya Indigenous choir, Spinifex Gum is a breathtaking and uniquely Australian performance, writes reviewer Ali Moylan.
GALLERY: Around 96,000 people converged at WOMADelaide over the long weekend to see 70 acts including jazz musician Kamasi Washington, sitar player Anoushka Shankar, the mesmerising Manganiyar Seduction and controversial feather-filled aerial show Place des Anges.
A string quartet was the beating heart of this Adelaide Festival chamber music highlight, which took the audience through a gamut of responses to global conflict.
The groove was contagious when Lee Fields and The Expressions took their audience on a soul-train ride on the Adelaide Festival’s Riverbank Palais.
Ivo van Hove’s Toneelgroep Amsterdam theatre has created four hours of the most gripping, spellbinding and powerful theatre you will ever hope to see with this distillation of Shakespearean plays.
The deconstructed title of flamenco star Israel Galván’s latest work makes it clear to anyone unfamiliar with his oeuvre: Expect the unexpected.
These biennial awards, run by Arts SA, were announced in a special ceremony at Adelaide Writers’ Week, followed by a VIP function in the Torrens Parade Ground Drill Hall.
While a flame-haired Englishman with a guitar had much of Adelaide entranced at Adelaide Oval last night, a snow-haired Swede without a microphone offered something very precious to a different crowd just a short stroll up King William Street.
The beguiling works in a new exhibition showing as part of the Adelaide Festival are grounded in the realities of Muslim artists’ daily lives in Australia, writes Christine Judith Nicholls.
At WOMADelaide this year, poet and activist Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner will bring immediacy to the climate change debate with her first-hand experience of its consequences on her home, the Marshall Islands.
A group of 28 men who describe themselves as “possibly the most handsome Russian choir this side of Vladivostok” say they’re fired up to make their debut at WOMADelaide this weekend.
Members of the Hamlet Donor Circle attended a special dinner at Jolley’s Boathouse ahead of the opening night of Hamlet at the 2018 Adelaide Festival.
It would be easy to spend many hours immersed in this absorbing video gallery which provides more than just a brief connection with the lives of strangers, writes Jo Vabolis.
With traffic cones as trumpets, musical saws, water-cooler drums and an eclectic array of other invented instruments, The Lost and Found Orchestra creates a musical extravaganza that boggles the mind.