Tim Burton’s Dumbo is a film uncertain of its intended audience. It pitches its social messages awkwardly, and in its retelling of the classic ‘ugly duckling’ story which lies at its core, it becomes too focussed on spectacle over substance to be deemed fully successful.
Running between April 5 to 14 in more than 120 venues across Adelaide and regions, Tasting Australia packed program of intimate dinners, long lunches, culinary day-trips, classes, wine tasting sessions and more will feature over 70 Michelin-starred and award-winning chefs and winemakers from around the world.
Sometime in the early seventies, experimental music icon, Brian Eno, left a hand-written note at the foot of […]
Ziggy played the cello – and it was very good!
Last year saw Tasmanian band Luca Brasi hit the road to play the biggest shows of their career; multiple sold out headlining runs, as well as doing the festival circuit with Laneway, Splendour In The Grass, Falls, and their very own Tasmanian based festival ’Til The Wheels Fall Off.
What I learn, over the course of the next 20 minutes spent in a hot-boxed shipping container lit up only by the Adelaide sun shining in through a gap in the door, is that the premise of the show relies on a deep human desire: everyone craves intimacy. And there are only very few moments in life where we truly experience it.
A tale as old as a few too many Jägerbombs: a young girl from Scarborough falls for a locally famous DJ, gets knocked up and follows through with her teenage pregnancy. A struggle for money, loss of identity, lack of community brings a story-many-times-told to the stage.
In an attempt to resurrect self-proclaimed prophet and erstwhile founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, the troupe have a crack at satirising the pseudo-religion / pseudo-science, constructing a hilarious, yet messy, comedy rock opera.
Evan Ziporyn’s Ambient Orchestra provided Adelaide audiences with an evocative and transportive overview of the evolution of ambient music at Elder Hall last night.
Masters Apprentices – Hands Of Time – there was a lot to like in this show because their songs are always great to hear, and the ring-in musicians were of top quality, but there were more than a few low points too.