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Four weeks of fun – 1

Loopy blues and a cappella muse The return of the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Australia’s biggest, and the world’s second largest arts festival- four weeks of fun. First up for review are two very dissimilar shows: one which uses technology to revamp an old musical form, whilst the other recreates complex orchestration and rhythms with nothing

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Communal craziness- the return of Fringe

Originally posted on Dr D in Oz:
ADELAIDE FRINGE FESTIVAL ? It’s here again, the communal craziness that is the Adelaide Fringe. When the streets of the city become a gigantic, flamboyant conga of performers- dancers, jugglers, actors, musicians, singers, comedians, visual artists, mime artists, contortionists, physical theatricists, acrobats, poets, puppeteers, photographers, conductors, plus the…

Laneway- a tale of two cities

Highlights were¬†Gang of Youths, Middle Kids and Baker Boy. Having attended the Adelaide Laneway Festival a number of times, it was interesting to experience it in a different city, Sydney. How different they were too. Whereas Adelaide’s is held in the post-industrial wastelands of Port Adelaide- urban and grungy, here in Sydney the setting was

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