During the Media Call we spoke to several international WOMAD artists, that included B. Dance, Orquestra Akokan, and Brian Goldsmith. We also had a chance to take some photos of the artists.
As a non-profit organisation, WOMADelaide’s continued growth depends on philanthropy to support the success, diversity and creativity excellence of the festival.
Once such supporter is Simon Hackett who spoke with aspiring journalist Bert Rich about the place WOMADelaide has within Adelaide’s culture.
Abuoio Wiew was one such journo who used her skills in photography to snap a stack of awesome shots of what’s to come at the long weekend World of Music, Arts and Dance festival.
The British production, Renfield: In The Shadow Of The Vampire, a harrowing exploration of an individual’s descent into madness, had its world premiere at the Bakehouse Theatre on Thursday night.
It’s likely there will be a bit of travel time to account for with most GMF attendees, but I would still be jotting this one down in my yearly calendar as not to be missed! The camping aspect (teaming up with Halls Gap Caravan Park – $30pp) is another complete experience in and of itself. This is a hotbed for meeting people, swapping stories and making new friends!
Jonny Woo and his band provide an amazing, almost immersive experience into the early 70s with a show that comes across as a massive labour of love for all those involved.
Larry Dean is a top-rung comedian whose latest show ‘Fudnut’ provides a master-class in comedy. It’s an hour filled with belly laughs and poignant reflections on life in a single man’s world.
A Bookish Comedy Show – it won’t have its own page in any future chapter on the Adelaide Fringe’s greatest comedy shows ever, but it does have a couple memorable lines that may make the footnotes!
The three hundred or so souls who made the effort to attend The New Pornographers’ gig will all have come away happy and impressed. It was a gig that will rank amongst the very best of the year.
Super Rats comprises four performers, who are all great friends with an appreciation of good biscuits.