Arts & Culture

Mar 24, 2022
Arts & Culture

Behind the scenes of Girl from the North Country

A few months ahead of this weekend's Adelaide opening of Girl from the North Country, SALIFE caught up with South Australian theatre-makers to follow the process from concept to stage.

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Jan 24, 2022
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Three minutes with acrobat Jascha Boyce

Acrobat Jascha Boyce, a co-founder and director of South Australian contemporary circus company Gravity & Other Myths, is performing in the Adelaide Festival’s free outdoor opening night spectacular Macro, which is set to wow audiences in March.

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Jan 12, 2022
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Pushing the border

Bordertown’s Walkway Gallery is a beacon of artistic expression in an agricultural landscape, thanks to director Naomi Fallon.

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Dec 10, 2021
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Gill Hicks: Alive and kicking

London bombing survivor Gill Hicks is reclaiming her life as a talented artist and performer in a powerful act of healing and harmony.

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Oct 27, 2021
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OzAsia Festival review: Open Homes – A Muse

Audiences are invited into the homes of strangers to hear their stories in this intimate OzAsia experience. InReview’s Jo Vabolis was hosted by entrepreneur and former lady mayoress of Adelaide Genevieve Haese.

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Aug 27, 2021
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Ann Peters: Drama Queen

Despite a tough start in life, renowned Adelaide theatrical agent Ann Peters finally found her happy place on the stage. Since then, she has helped hundreds of young hopefuls realise their acting dreams through her agency SA Casting.

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Jul 22, 2021
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Blast-off: Windmill keeps kids entertained

Windmill Theatre is once again helping keep South Australian families entertained through lockdown with its at-home online platform that includes an eight-part animated web series and an interactive science-fiction adventure.

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Jun 16, 2021
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Anne Wills: Wills power

From the mid-1960s, Anne Wills became part of our lives as the wise-cracking glamour girl on TV. After a few quiet years, the 76-year-old performer talks to SALIFE about her new cabaret show that recreates the golden age of television.

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May 6, 2021
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Clarice Beckett: See the light

There’s an ethereal, mystical quality to artist Clarice Beckett’s work that casts a spell over art lovers, including these South Australians who have loaned their treasured paintings for a major new exhibition at the Art Gallery of SA.

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Apr 9, 2021
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Parrtjima: Lighting the way

Now in its sixth year, Parrtjima festival will illuminate the Alice Springs desert with a new series of large-scale sculptures in a vibrant celebration of Indigenous art and culture.

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Jan 28, 2021
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Adelaide Writers’ Week unveils full 2021 program

Adelaide Writers’ Week has launched its full program for 2021, with an extra 73 Australian and international guests announced as part of the six-day line-up in the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden.

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Dec 11, 2020
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A new era for arts journalism in South Australia

In one of the most significant moves for South Australian arts and cultural journalism in decades, local media company Solstice Media is launching a new project dedicated to reviews, news and commentary on the crucial sector.

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Dec 3, 2020
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A treasure trove of First Nations art

Paintings, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, homewares and other works from around 50 Indigenous art centres across Australia will be for sale at the Tarnanthi Art Fair in Adelaide this weekend.

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Nov 19, 2020
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Inside Carrick Hill’s $3.3M makeover

Carrick Hill is celebrating the completion of a $3.3 million renovation that has seen the old attic transformed into a permanent exhibition space, several other rooms refitted and opened to the public, and new access installed to all three levels of the historic home.

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Nov 12, 2020
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On the Terrace: a free treat for music lovers

Adelaide’s North Terrace cultural precinct will be alive with the sounds of chamber music on Sunday, with local ensembles performing for free in some of the city’s most treasured spaces.

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Nov 5, 2020
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When two roommates go to war

Never mess with an old lady – that’s the message of Ripcord, a comedy that sees Carmel Johnson and Nancye Hayes play two nursing home rivals engaged in an epic battle of wills.

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Oct 22, 2020
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A majestic makeover

While the $66 million redevelopment of Her Majesty’s Theatre boasts state-of-the-art facilities, it’s the handcrafted elements made by local artisans that reflect the real splendour of this grand old dame.

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Oct 8, 2020
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Welcome to Tom Moore’s world of Abundant Wonder

JamFactory’s new Icon series exhibition invites you into the wonderfully weird world of Adelaide glass artist Tom Moore – a place full of fanciful hybridised animal-plant creations ranging from a Flaming Stegosaurus to a trio of kookaburra-inspired Hooligans.

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Sep 10, 2020
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Performing arts in 2020: A difficult stage

Julian Hobba and Nick Hays both moved to South Australia this year to take up high-level roles in the performing arts sector – at the same time the pandemic forced their companies off-stage.

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Aug 21, 2020
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Raining Poetry, SALA in the Park and a wild road trip

Three things to keep you entertained: wet-weather verse that appears like magic on the streets of Adelaide, a tranquil sculptural walk with SALA in the Park, and a wild road trip with actor, comedian and musician Tim Minchin.

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Aug 6, 2020
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Designs of the times

A desire to learn to sew led Renate Henschke to a career as a maker and costume and production designer. She’s recently been collaborating with other Adelaide creatives and Windmill Theatre on a new online series called Honey I’m Home.

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