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RAW: License to punt un-Australian or just good sense?

I have to admit when I heard about the new proposed reforms to the pokies I was skeptical. Not because I am an avid pokies player but usual these preventative reforms for addiction usually rely on tax grabs and are so broad they tend to miss their targets.

RAW: Adelaide Oval – What Has KG (and the Casino) Been Smoking?

Indeed Ken, you were right, ‘there is now a putrid stench surrounding the Adelaide Oval development proposal.’ Even Mr Magoo can see that.

RAW: Adelaide Oval – Real Estate Realities and Remedies

Increasingly SACA members are asking how is it that this $85m is only value being received by members for their interest in the Adelaide Oval. For starters, $115m has just been spent on the new western grandstand, so for that alone you would think that would be the starting point for a value.

FRINGE: Future Music Festival Review

This was by far the most polished and organized Future yet. Its place as a staple in the Australian festival scene has seen it firmly nestle in the top five national festivals. As the saying goes, big results require big ambition, and Future organizers are well on their way to bigger things.

RAW: Future Music Photo Tag Comp – Win Vale Ale 6 Packs

Kryztoff in conjunction with Vale Ale are pleased to annouce a competition for those featuring in our Future Music Festival images. Simply tag yourself and any friends in one of FMF albums and join Kryztoff’s Facebook page and let us know who you are at along with the names of those you have tagged. We have six Vale Ale 6 Packs to givewaway. Enter now.

FRINGE – Music – The Twoks – Spiegeltent – 4.5K

Late on a dreary Tuesday night the Spiegeltent fell under the allure of The Twoks. As soon as Xani Kolac came on stage, the audience fell into a dream-like trance watching the girl in the bodysuit play the violin. She used loop-pedals to construct grooving and fascinating tunes, and played the violin in every manner …

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FRINGE: Miller and Moore Presents – Directors’ Hotel – 4.5K

Miller and Moore Presents will go close to being the best new local production in this category for Fringe 2011. The script is well worked, the use of the stage imaginative bordering on the inspired, the supporting videos great fun and credible and all four actors do an excellent job. 4.5K

FRINGE: Cal Williams Jr. “Mexico City Blues” Live Music Video Filming

You are cordially invited to the music video event of the year! I need you, dressed to the nines in wild 70’s attire, to be at Cafe Komodo this Saturday 1.30pm to be part of the film clip for ‘Mexico City Blues’. Just imagine rolling in drunk at 3am to see yourself hamming it up on ABC’s Rage. That’s what dreams are made of!

FRINGE: World War Wonderful – Wonderful Sisters – Austral – 3.5K

Wonderful entertainment in a genre that sadly, as they point out, never looks like being out of fashion or need. 3.5K

RAW: Football Wrap Pt 2 – What A Magnificent Week

What a magnificent week of football it has been and, you know what? I can’t even tell you whether any games were actually played. Can anyone?