Two Talks and a Conference

Over the past three weeks I’ve had the privilege of being able to continue my work from home. Fortunately, adjusting to life to home was also quick but in short, I’ve found that it’s not how much extra time you have, but the uninterrupted stretches of time that are valuable.  To fill these stretches some content has, paradoxically been more accessible than ever. I went … Continue reading Two Talks and a Conference

Friendlyjordies Cancels the Media

If you’ve also been watching Friendlyjordies for the past few years, through his previous live shows, his podcast or his YouTube videos, you’d be familiar with his brand of commentary, comedic style, and enviable jawline. His recent show, Friendlyjordies Cancels the Media, was at the Rhino Room over the weekend. Jordan Shanks turns his attention to this key idea that the media is mind control. We’re … Continue reading Friendlyjordies Cancels the Media

Adelaide Fringe 2020: The Hipster– a musical for people who don’t like musicals

Who: Soundbowl Productions Where: Little Bang Brewing Company When: Until 17 March Tickets: $35, here As far as hipsters go, I’m one of those self-deprecating types. I enjoy laughing at my own affinity for avocado on toast, industrial lighting, craft gins, and laneway coffee shops. I had high hopes that ‘The Hipster—a musical for people who don’t like musicals’ would provide me with a fun … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2020: The Hipster– a musical for people who don’t like musicals

Adelaide Fringe 2020: Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

Who: alist.com.au Where: The May Wirth at Gluttony Rymill Park When: Until 15 March Tickets: $34.90, here Shit-Faced Shakespeare is, quite frankly, some of the most fun I’ve ever had at the Fringe. I finally saw the long-running phenomenon for the first time this year as the intrepid, inebriated cast took on the great tragedy of Hamlet. I left kicking myself for not having seen … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2020: Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

Adelaide Festival 2020: The Iliad – Out Loud

What: The Iliad – Out Loud Where: Scott Theatre (Uni of Adelaide) When: Sat 14/Sun 15 March How much: Full Cycle $117, Students $55, Single Parts $49, Students $20, tickets here This is not a piece about COVID-19 and the ethics of going out during a pandemic. Government advice is that mass gatherings should stop from tomorrow, Monday 16 March (although your local Collage-ians are … Continue reading Adelaide Festival 2020: The Iliad – Out Loud

Adelaide Fringe 2020: Table for Two?

Where: The Office at Holden Street Theatres When: 14 & 15 Mar 7 pm How much: $15 – $20 It mustn’t be an easy feat to make such an intimate venue an ideal location for a night of physical comedy. Nevertheless, Will Treddinick confidently takes you through this Faulty-Towers-esqe romp in Table for Two? Adopting three characters, the nervous and vulnerable waiter, the sultry maître d’, … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2020: Table for Two?

Review: Howl by APHIDS

Where: Art Gallery of South AustraliaWhen: 12 – 14 MarchMore info: here If you’re reading this, I’m sorry. You’re too late. You’ve missed one of the big highlights of the 2020 Festival season, right as the season is coming to an end. But I can tell you about it. APHIDS are an experimental, artist-led arts organisation from Melbourne. They are known for being intersectional and … Continue reading Review: Howl by APHIDS