2019 Adelaide Fringe Review: HYPNOSIS [Live]

What: HYPNOSIS [Live] Who: Isaac Lomman Where: May Wirth and Moa at Gluttony When: See website for details  I think that most people do not believe in the power of hypnosis. No matter how skeptical you are, like me, you will be amazed and rocking yourself with laughter after Isaac Lomman’s show. After tonight I believe that there are many people of a certain disposition, … Continue reading 2019 Adelaide Fringe Review: HYPNOSIS [Live]

2019 Fringe Festival Review: Penny Arcade: B*tch! D*ke! F*ghag! Wh*re!

Who: Penny Arcade (aka Susana Ventura) Where: RCC Fringe, Scott Theatre When: 15th – 23rd Feb Cost: Tickets starting at $20 (see website for details and purchasing) Warning: strobe lights, smoke machine, strong language, sexual content, nudity I didn’t really do much research before going to see this show, but, helpfully, as you enter the room for this show, erotic dancers perform on stage and … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Penny Arcade: B*tch! D*ke! F*ghag! Wh*re!

Review: Bec Stevens ‘Why Don’t You Just’

On her most recent EP, Why Don’t You Just, Tasmanian-turned-Adelaide singer-songwriter Bec Stevens weaves a powerful yet heartfelt sonic space with her talent for lyrical depth and directness to create a six-song meditation on grief, loss, and belonging. Full disclosure, I’ve been evangelising about Stevens for years now. I think she’s quietly but consistently one of the most passionate and captivating voices in Australian music, … Continue reading Review: Bec Stevens ‘Why Don’t You Just’

Music Review: Umi no Uzu

What: UMI NO UZU – Aaron Choulai and the Australian Art Orchestra When: 2 February 2019 Where: Nexus Arts Cost: $30 $20 (U) Who: Aaron Choulai (Tokyo/Papua New Guinea) – Piano accordion/keyboard/electronics Kojoe (Tokyo) – Rapper Miyama Mcqueen-Tokita (Tokyo/Melbourne) – Koto Peter Knight (Melbourne) – Trumpet & electronics Ian Whitehurst – Tenor saxophone Erkki Veltheim (Melbourne)- Violin Chris Hale – Acoustic bass guitar  Joe Talia … Continue reading Music Review: Umi no Uzu

Adelaide Film Festival 2018: Love in the Time of Antidepressants

What: Love in the Time of Antidepressants (dir. Paul Gallasch) Where: GU Film House Adelaide When: 13 and 16 October 2018   Local director and loving son Paul Gallasch brilliantly captures the most intimate journey of his mother’s heart-wrenching—yet illuminating—ordeal with mental illness, antidepressants, and family trauma. Something so true and raw is presented to us in this frank and candid exploration of an honest … Continue reading Adelaide Film Festival 2018: Love in the Time of Antidepressants

Hybrid World Adelaide: A Reflection

What: Hybrid World Adelaide Tech Conference When: 20 – 24 July 2018 Where: Adelaide Convention Centre In its second year, Hybrid World Adelaide further explored the future of a ‘hybrid world’, immersing visitors and conference attendees in the potentials of living in a real and digital sphere. I was lucky enough to attend the first day of the conference, looking to connect the latest in … Continue reading Hybrid World Adelaide: A Reflection

Theatre Review: Sense and Sensibility

What: Sense and Sensibility by Kate Hamill, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen Who: State Theatre Company South Australia Where: Dunstan Playhouse When: 4-26 May How much: $84 full price, $74 concession, $38 under 30, $30 primary/secondary student (tickets available here) For Matilda’s interview with Anna Steen, one of the actors starring in Sense and Sensibility, click here. There’s something about Jane. What makes … Continue reading Theatre Review: Sense and Sensibility