Category: culture

The big sleep 

END OF THE ADELAIDE FRINGE (for now) It’s the end of the show.  Final curtain calls. House lights on. Take a bow, Adelaide. One summer month when the city comes super-alive for audiences and performers alike. With over 1200 shows, record ticket sales and four weeks of perfect weather this was surely the best Fringe ever.

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The Art of Science

Kevin Quantum: anti gravity, Adelaide Fringe 2018

SCIENCE AT THE ADELAIDE FRINGE In these days of science denial and fundamentalism in many different guises, it is so important that scientific thought is adequately and accurately represented in popular culture. There was a healthy number of science based shows in this year’s Adelaide Fringe spanning the genres of comedy, magic, visual art, drama,

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I’d rather be … Irish!

ST. PATRICK’S DAY IN ADELAIDE What is it about the universal appeal of the Irish and St Patrick’s Day, 17th March, in particular? Is it because, despite a world wide diaspora, Ireland never acquired the baggage of 19th century colonial conquest, its inhabitants rather being transported or displaced as involuntary colonists? Or is it the

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