Celebrating Diversity Multicultural Festivals in Adelaide

The festival circuit is a buzz in Adelaide all year round. From grungy, visceral theatre to classical music, cabaret and the visual arts, there’s something for everyone in Australia’s Festival City. Tarntanyangga/Victoria Square will come alive this Sunday with food, music and dance. The Bolivia Marka Dancers will get the feet moving, while the ska … Read more

Enjoying Shakespeare in the Park

In the summer, the Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park productions enliven New York City’s Central Park Delacorte Theatre with their Bard-inspired magic. The plays are wildly popular, and tickets can be difficult to secure. These productions have featured the likes of Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Philip Seymour Hoffman and George C. Scott, among … Read more

Celebrating Young Filmmakers

The films provoked a lot of thought and insight from both the Youth Jury (which included kids from as far afield as Port Lincoln) and the general audience. Standouts included an Adelaide-made short called Honey which depicted childhood jealousy issues in a sensitive, heart-warming way, and the Norwegian film Bog Hole. The Jury The Adelaide … Read more

Laugh Your Way Through Adelaide’s Comedy Festivals

Comedy Central prides itself on being irreverent and cutting edge. Many of its shows have garnered industry recognition. Bec Charlwood overshares her way through bipolar disorder, depression, therapy and a love for Dolly Doctor in this funny, heartfelt show. She’s ‘almost good enough’, but she’s ‘not quite there yet’. Sydney Comedy Festival The Sydney Comedy … Read more

Art House Cinemas in Adelaide

The delivery of Adelaide Cinematheque at the Mercury keeps alive faith in cinema as a cultural screen capable of rewarding filmmakers that take risks. It also builds audiences able to appreciate work with complex historical contexts. The MRC is able to efficiently link production with exhibition through its support of filmmaking initiatives (such as the … Read more

A Literary Journey to Remember at the Adelaide Writers’ Festival

The arts world brims with literary festivals, big and small. They stir a bubbling pot of writers, agents, publishers and readers, seasoning to taste. Mostly free sessions, many of them live-streamed on the internet and screened in libraries afterward, give audiences an opportunity to meet and question authors. Exuberant writers often bounce on stage, shake … Read more

Let the Music Soothe Your Soul

For all you music lovers out there, here are some of the best live music venues in Adelaide. They are a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the city’s vibrant music scene. Located in the heart of Adelaide, Hindley Street Music Hall is the new kid on the block. The multi-story venue opened in 2022 … Read more

Adelaide Jazz Festival – Swinging to the Rhythms of Jazz

The Adelaide Jazz Festival is a weekend-long program leading up to UNESCO International Jazz Day. Featuring a broad range of genres across city venues, this event is sure to delight and inspire audiences. ER@SER DESCRIPTION, a genre-blending Australian trio, opened the show with a sultry Latin American groove. Their songs were full of evocative imagery … Read more