AF French Film Festival 2019 Review: Genesis (Genèse)

What: Genesis (Genèse) (2018)Who: Directed by Philippe Lesage, starring Noé Abita and Théodore PellerinWhen: Alliance Française French Film Festival 2019; see website for full program TW: sexual assault Coming of age and first love are done often, and often not done all that well. Philippe Lesage has done an excellent job at portraying these themes in Genèse. Genèse is a story in three parts, the first two intertwined. Guillaume … Continue reading AF French Film Festival 2019 Review: Genesis (Genèse)

Getting groovy at GTM2019

What: Groovin’ the MooWhen: Friday 26th April 2019Where: Wayville ShowgroundsCost: $129.95Tickets here Groovin’ the Moo is coming in hot and the line-up is filled with artists that have been releasing amazing music. This year we have some big names headlining the festival, with quite a few Hottest 100 alumni bulking out the list of impressive folks coming. If you’re overwhelmed and don’t know where to … Continue reading Getting groovy at GTM2019

AF French Film Festival 2019 Review: Sorry Angel

What: Sorry Angel (Plaire, aimer et courir vite) Who: Directed by Christophe Honoré, starring Pierre Deladonchamps, Vincent Lacoste and Denis Podalydès  When: Alliance Française French Film Festival 2019; see website for full program Sorry Angel is a beautiful film: a finely detailed and emotionally delicate portrayal of lust, love and friendship. The story focuses on Jacques (Pierre Deladonchamps), an author in his late thirties living … Continue reading AF French Film Festival 2019 Review: Sorry Angel

Fringe Festival 2019 Review: Laaraji

Who: LaarajiWhere: Elder Hall at RCC Fringe, University of AdelaideWhen: 17th of March In the spirit of expanding my horizons over the weekend of performances at Elder Hall, I’d only been introduced to Laaraji through the previous nights’ Ambient Orchestra performances. An ambient music pioneer, Laaraji is arguably best known for his collaboration with Brian Eno on Ambient 3: Day of Radiance. Ambient Orchestra performed Dance 1 off … Continue reading Fringe Festival 2019 Review: Laaraji

Fringe Festival 2019 Review: Ambient Orchestra Presents David Bowie’s Blackstar; Maya Beiser/Evan Ziporyn

Who: Ambient Orchestra Where: Elder Hall at RCC Fringe, University of AdelaideWhen: 16th of March Following on from yesterday’s performance, Ambient Orchestra returned to take on the music of David Bowie, a subject of personal significance to both composer Evan Ziporyn and guest cellist Maya Beiser. Ambient Orchestra was formed shortly after Bowie’s death inspired Ziporyn to conduct an orchestral performance of Low, reflecting the conductor’s broader interest … Continue reading Fringe Festival 2019 Review: Ambient Orchestra Presents David Bowie’s Blackstar; Maya Beiser/Evan Ziporyn

2019 Fringe Festival Review: Safety Banana

What: Safety BananaWho: Three FeetWhere: Loft at A Club Adelaide There’s an enduring inner struggle many of us deal with. It’s that tug-of-war between wanting adventure and freedom and wanting to settle down with that special person. In Safety Banana, Jacinda Patty presents a charming autobiographical look at the struggles of a hopeless romantic caught between her wanderlust and her conservative family. It’s a show … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Safety Banana

2019 Fringe Festival Review: Ambient Orchestra Presents Fripp/Eno, Laraaji & Satie: An Ambient Primer

Who: Ambient Orchestra Where: Elder Hall at RCC Fringe, University of AdelaideWhen: 15th of March Ambient Orchestra debuted this year at the RCC with students from the Elder Conservatorium of Music playing alongside the guest performers. Conductor and artistic director Evan Ziporyn opened the performance with some food for thought on the role of an orchestra in contemporary music. Ziporyn offered an argument for its relevance in taking … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Ambient Orchestra Presents Fripp/Eno, Laraaji & Satie: An Ambient Primer