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.
The Upside News caught up with JPY at home in the idyllic surrounds of Lake Macquarie to speak with him about his upcoming Vanda & Young Songbook tour and his relationship with, arguably, Australia’s greatest ever songwriting duo.
Director Yang Mingming’s first feature film, Girls Always Happy, will screen as a centrepiece of this year’s OzAsia Film Festival’s Women Directors In Asia selection.
The Great Buddha is not an easy film to watch, it is confronting in places, and the characters are hard to warm to – but by the film’s end you realise that a number of its images and ideas have been burned indelibly into your psyche.
Working together with Country Arts SA and Ananguku Arts and Culture, artworks are gathered from Adelaide and across the State’s regional and remote communities.
The Backstories is a series of shows developed for the Adelaide Festival by Annette Shun Wah and William Yang from CAAP to explore the Asian-Australian experience, in this case featuring Moya Dodd’s story. The performance elegantly presents Dodd’s family history in a way that engages the audience, exploring her passions and relating the tale of her success.
An ingenious and aurally immersive journey through the Amazon jungle. A must see at Adelaide Festival.
Following the success of their 2014 Australian tour, The Dire Straits Experience will return to Adelaide to play Her Majesty’s Theatre on 14 October.
The Simon and Garfunkel Story is a show that’s part tribute and part musical theatre piece, playing homage to one of popular music’s most celebrated acts. With the production hitting the stage at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Adelaide on the 9th and 10th July, we spoke with Joe Sterling, who takes on the role of Art Garfunkel.
Go Down, Moses is challenging, abstract theatre that demands something of the viewer, leaving us with much to puzzle over. It’s not an easy experience and it won’t be to everybody’s tastes, but the Adelaide Festival isn’t doing its job if it doesn’t try to expand our minds and push a few boundaries.