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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 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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Aug 6, 2020
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SALIFE August 2020 is out now!

The August 2020 issue of SALIFE magazine is out now, featuring our 80-page SALIFE Education Showcase, as well as a peek inside Her Majesty’s Theatre and all your SALA highlights.

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Jul 30, 2020
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Six highlights of the 2020 SALA Festival

The 2020 SALA Festival opens this weekend, with more than 5500 South Australian artists showing work in 500 exhibitions in venues across the state and online. Here are six highlights.

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Jul 23, 2020
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ASO’s free community concerts offer a musical sanctuary

A string ensemble of 16 Adelaide Symphony Orchestra musicians will present free concerts at community halls across the metropolitan area next month in a series inspired by the idea that music can provide a sanctuary in unsettling times.

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Jun 21, 2020
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“They showed me that anything and everything is possible, including forgiveness”

Music and arts publicist Deb Edwards has worked with big names such as Cold Chisel, Cliff Richard and Tina Turner. She has always drawn inspiration from her late mother, Amy, who was SA’s first Aboriginal primary school teacher, and her trailblazing aunt, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue. (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned this story contains images of deceased persons.)

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May 31, 2020
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Damon Herriman: Lucky star

From child actor to insurance clerk to Hollywood hot property – Adelaide’s Damon Herriman has taken the long road to success, full of detours, dead-ends and finally dreams come true.

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Mar 5, 2020
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Adelaide actor takes the lead

From 1970s television commercials and The Sullivans, to bit parts in movies and then finally Hollywood success – Adelaide’s Damon Herriman is the quiet achiever who proves that persistence pays. Read his story in the March issue of SALIFE.

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Mar 5, 2020
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10 things to see at WOMADelaide

Botanic Park will once again be transformed into a global melting pot of sights and sounds when WOMADelaide rolls into town this long weekend. Treat your ears to everything from the sounds of Cuban mambo’s golden era to the beatbox rhythms of a Finnish foursome. We’ve picked out 10 highlights from the 2020 festival.

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Feb 13, 2020
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Adelaide Fringe: Roll up, roll up!

The Adelaide Fringe is here and the city is buzzing. With so many shows and experiences on offer, the choice can be overwhelming – here are a few places to start.

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Feb 13, 2020
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Out & About: Top of the class

The new crop of South Australian artists exhibited their work at Helpmann Academy’s Graduate Exhibition VIP Vernissage. Guests enjoyed a sneak peek at the pieces created by emerging talent at the Torrens Parade Ground.

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Jan 9, 2020
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Out & About: Ballet bonanza

Theatregoers celebrated the opening of Billy Elliot at Adelaide Festival Centre’s Festival Theatre on New Year’s Eve. The musical is on until January 26, 2020. 

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Nov 7, 2019
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What’s on: Japanese Film Festival, Madama Butterfly, Festival of Lights

Tom Moore is in the middle of painting when he’s interrupted for this interview about his major new exhibition at JamFactory Adelaide. Not content to captivate visitors with his collection of eccentric and elaborate hybridised animal/plant glass sculptures, he’s also decided to paint the cubic plinths on which they’re displayed with illustrations...

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Oct 31, 2019
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The gift of song

Lee Mingwei’s live installation at Art Gallery of SA, Sonic Blossom asks you to open your heart and mind to song.

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Oct 15, 2019
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From Country to Canvas

Indigenous artists in the state’s remote north-west are finding new ways to connect with ancient country.

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