Summer of Love: The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild’s open-air production of As You Like It

While it’s more common today to watch theatre indoors, the tradition of outdoor playgoing is far older, dating back to the Ancient Greek theatron. William Shakespeare’s plays at the Globe were themselves performed in a roofless theatre exposed to the elements. The University of Adelaide’s Theatre Guild returns to this open-air setting, moving into the evening air for its upcoming production of Shakespeare’s As You … Continue reading Summer of Love: The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild’s open-air production of As You Like It

Adelaide Film Festival 2018: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

What: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (dir. Joel and Ethan Coen) Where: GU Film House Adelaide When: 12 and 18 October 2018 How much: $16-20 (see webpage for details) Let me preface this review by saying that I love the Coens, and am not exactly an objective reviewer (if such a thing is even possible). But I also can recognise that a) not everyone loves … Continue reading Adelaide Film Festival 2018: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Adelaide Film Festival 2018: I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story

What: I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story (Madman Productions) dir. Jessica Leski When: 19th October 7:00PM Where: The GU Film House Adelaide How much: $16 – $20, click here for ticket information It’s not often you encounter a documentary that is almost entirely joyous and makes you beam ear to ear throughout, but I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story … Continue reading Adelaide Film Festival 2018: I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story

Collage Talks: Jessica Leski, ADLFF Filmmaker

I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story, a documentary featured in the upcoming Adelaide Film Festival program, celebrates the devotion of fangirls. Collage contributor Milly Farmer talks with the documentary’s director, Jessica Leski. When: Friday October 12th 5:00 PM and Friday October 19th 7:00 PM Where: GU Film House Adelaide How much: $16 – $20 Watch the trailer here. Purchase tickets here. Milly: … Continue reading Collage Talks: Jessica Leski, ADLFF Filmmaker

Yeah Baby, The Adelaide Film Festival program just got announced!

It used to be that you’d wait two full years between Adelaide Film Festivals but, lo an behold, they’ve managed to make it an annual event – and a bloody enticing one at that. If you, like me,  bought tickets to an 11am screening of The Book Club at the GU Film house and accidentally wandered into the Film Festival’s program launch event, then you … Continue reading Yeah Baby, The Adelaide Film Festival program just got announced!

Women of Impressionism

Over the past few months while the exhibition Colours of Impressionism has been in town at the Art Gallery of South Australia, you’ve probably spied the merch; t-shirts and tote bags with the names ‘Monet & Morisot & Cézanne & Renoir’ in Helvetica. These names are recognisable: Monet is the waterlily dude, Renoir is the luncheon dude, Cézanne is some other dude. But you might … Continue reading Women of Impressionism