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arts

DanceAsia

In contrast to this year’s Adelaide Festival of Arts’ meagre dance offering, OzAsia is giving us a welcome array of choices. No less than seven shows significantly include dance.

Wes-Craven

arts

Wes Craven: Revisiting The People Under the Stairs

Wes Craven, who died on Sunday, is best known for A Nightmare on Elm Street, the genre-defining film of the 1980s in which he created Freddy Kruger, and for the self-conscious teen slasher films of the Scream series.

Gathering-Prey

arts

Gathering Prey

Roger Hainsworth reviews the remarkable new thriller from #1 New York Times–bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize–winner, John Sandford.

Adelaide-Chamber-Singers

Featured

Greta Bradman: From chorister to diva

Twelve years ago, one of Adelaide Chamber Singers’ fresh-faced sopranos transfixed an audience in St John’s Church for two brief minutes with her pure, poised singing in That yongë child from Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols.

A-Walk-In-The-Woods

arts

A talk in the woods: interview with Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson speaks to The Adelaide Review about A Walk in the Woods, motor-centric lifestyles and being back in Australia 15 years after the release of his travel memoir Down Under.

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Announced: A Day on the Green 2015

Paul Kelly Presents The Merri Soul Sessions, with very special guests Lucinda Williams, Kasey Chambers and introducing Marlon Williams.

Joan-Baez

arts

Joan Baez: Long road to home

Joan Baez is on the cusp of an Australian tour, her second in two years after a 25-year absence. At the same time, the influential singer is preparing to record what will be her 25th studio album, which, Baez explains, presents new challenges half-a-century after her debut.

inventing-impressionism

books

Review: Inventing Impressionism

Paul Durand-Ruel, one of the most forward-thinking art dealers of all time, played a crucial role in the rise of French Impressionism.

holding-the-man

arts

Review: Holding the Man

Adapting a much-loved text is always a delicate task as the audience can be fiercely protective.

double-exposure-kat-clay

books

Review: Double Exposure

1948 Portvieux City. A scandal photographer shoots a brutally murdered woman through his lens.

Richard-Tognetti-ACO

performing arts

Richard Tognetti: the beautiful in music

Some performers of Richard Tognetti’s calibre and fame would celebrate their 50th year on earth with a gala concert – but the artistic director and lead violinist of the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) decided to take a break instead of indulging in an overblown celebration.

Teddy-Rhodes

arts

A devil of a time with Faust

Perhaps it takes the nice guy to play opera’s most evil roles, but that’s just the way it tends to be for Teddy Tahu Rhodes.

Treasure-ships

visual arts

Treasure Ships: Lust conquers all

Looking at a household spice drawer crammed with split packets of nutmeg, turmeric or cumin might seem a strange way to tune up for Treasure Ships.

Robert-Forster

Featured

Rare breed

Why front man for the legendary Australian band The Go-Betweens, Robert Forster, still demands your attention.

13-minutes

film review

Review: 13 Minutes

Director Oliver Hirschbiegel returns to factual World War II drama in new film, 13 Minutes.