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Fringe Music 2020 – Soweto Gospel Choir – Cornucopia at Gluttony – 4K

Hailing from South Africa, this delightful choir brings all the joy, colour, vibrancy and enthusiasm of a culture celebrating the struggle which ultimately ended the Apartheid regime. Combining melodic and rhythmic traditional South African music with English standards, such as a glorious rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’, this stunning performance played to a – disappointingly small …

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Fringe Circus 2020 – Rouge – Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent – 5K

In the interests of full disclosure, I have seen ‘Rouge’ before, and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to see this sexy, scintillating and sensual adult circus again. Each element of this show is flawless, from the music (including the Diva’s spectacular singing) to the acrobatics and the audience interaction  through witty and hilarious …

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Fringe 2020 – Electric Dreams: VR Cinema – Cosmic – Masonic Lodge – 4K

Virtual reality is still a relatively new medium, and certainly it is a very new art form to be shared in a performing space such as the Adelaide Fringe. Attending ‘Electric Dreams – Cosmic’ is a surreal experience in every sense of the word. Ushered into a small room with multiple swivelling chairs, the small …

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FRINGE EVENTS – Adelaide Fringe History Walk – From Government House – Flamboyance Tours – 4.5K

Understanding a bit of its history will prove valuable and Katina’s terrific tour of memories and movements is an ideal way of getting that. In its 60th year, and in all likelihood with its peak behind us, this is a time to learn and reflect. 4.5K

Fringe 2020 – Lustre at Nineteen Ten – 3K

Burlesque shows always draw a large Fringe crowd, and ‘Lustre’ was no exception. Who wouldn’t want to have tickets to an evening of titillating entertainment, audience interaction and flowing libations? Presented by The Burlesque Beauties, this one hour event makes the most of the glorious rooftop venue at Nineteen Ten on Hindley Street. Overall, the …

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Fringe 2020 – Physical Theatre and Comedy – Le Petit Circus – Ukiyo at Gluttony – 3.5K

Physical theatre and comedy never fails to delight my young children, and Highwire Entertainment’s latest offering of ‘Le Petit Circus’ was no exception. Ensconced in the intimate surroundings of the Ukiyo tent, the cleverly designed performance centred around the theme of a manic French restaurant, complete with crazy spinning plates, a Manuel-esque waiter who was …

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Fringe Theatre: Tartuffe – Holden Street Theatres – 3.5K

Squeezed into an hour this show seems a bit truncated; Still it makes for a fun hour at Holden Street. 3.5K

OzAsia Festival – Beirut Electro Parade – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone Focused on the Electronic Music scene, the producer Hadi Zeidan inspires the city of Adelaide with a rich selection of DJs and the most modern and contemporary soundscapes. The Nexus Arts Venue becomes ambassador of an unique space where different cultures meet each other; this is a real incentive to socialize, open …

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OzAsia – Siti Nurhaliza – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Has been a night of human warmth and success for the multi awarded Malaysian singer Siti Nurhaliza. Number 1 Artist not just in her homeland, Australia remembers her for two awards from ‘South Pacific International Song and Singing Competition 1999’ held in Gold Coast. Her band consists of three background singers, drums, bass …

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Two Worlds – Modern Maori Quartet – 4.5*

As we eagerly await the show, the lights go up to reveal an invisible quartet, which when made visible, is comprised of merely three performers. Finding themselves in a ‘trilemma’ they invite a latecomer from the audience to join them on stage to complete the foursome. Fortunately he happens to be both talented and appropriately …

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