Tag: Adelaide

Adelaide Fringe 2020 – Adults Only Magic Show – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone “We love our audience to be drunk! “ The Phoenix Room at the Masonic Lodge was almost full. The audience, involved in the show pretty much for all the time, loved the humor, the tricks and the jokes of the duo. Sam & Justin remind a little bit of what traditionally happens …

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Fringe 2020 – Ashley Hribar plays Dr Caligari: musical rebirth of a silent film legend – 3K

by Riccardo Barone Silent movies are an outstanding canvas on which composers and musicians free their creative flow, using all available and possible tools, expressing their unique and personal language and style, strictly connected to images, depending on synopsis and scenarios. Ashley Hribar is a brilliant Composer and Pianist, with an impressive piano technique and …

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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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FRINGE 2019 – Circus & Physical Theatre – Railed – Gluttony – 4K

By Julia Cudsi Regular readers of this blog will appreciate my preference for physical theatre and circus, especially of the adult variety. “Railed”, brought to the Adelaide Fringe by The Head First Acrobats, certainly delivers on that brief by providing not only a high energy show but a clear narrative theme of the old-fashioned Western, …

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FRINGE – Circus & Physical Theatre – The Otherworld – Empyrean – Gluttony – 3.5K

  By Alisha Dyer With a late timeslot in Gluttony’s Empyrean, The Otherworld is an interesting little nightcap. Sit through the witching hour with a circus performance that fringes on the dark side of the arts. Olio Circus came together just last year and have spent eight months preparing their debut show. The line-up includes …

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FRINGE 2019 – “VIVIR” Flamenco Guitar and Dance – 5K

by Riccardo Barone La vida y la muerte. Rooted in the South of Spain, the Art of Flamenco is an ancient tradition started by the Gypsies in the South of Spain contrasting the classical tradition already present in the North. Let’s not forget when Manuel de Falla asked for help from Joaquin Turina, in order to …

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Fringe 2019 – Double Denim: A Very Fancy Dinner Party – Cupola – 4K

In every comedy duo, there’s a straight man and a funny man. Double Denim – featuring Michelle Brasier and Laura Frew – is not every comedy duo. There is no straight man here; it’s just crazy and crazier. Double Denim: A Very Fancy Dinner Party is a kooky parody of My Kitchen Rules, with the …

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FRINGE 2019 – LASER KIWI – Studio 7 @ GOUD – 3K

Laser Kiwi has returned for the 2019 Adelaide Fringe, bringing their unique brand of circus sketch comedy with them. What should you expect? Spontaneous dance sketches like Aunty Donna? Check. Impressive circus acts? Check. Flight of the Conchords-eqsue awkwardness? Check. Jokes that were probably written by your dad? Oooh yes. Big check. The show started …

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FRINGE 2019 – Koto Music Concert – “Shiki” – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone The mesmerizing Koto repertoire is well known for its intensity, vibrational ancient energy coming from thirteen strings tuned following different traditional ways; indeed during the brief concert (only forty delicious minutes) the Koto performer Kawaguchi Etsuko had to switch from one to another, according to tradition. The Maestro Kawaguchi Etsuko has been an …

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FRINGE 2019 – The Best of Edinburgh Comedy – The Bunka @ The Austral – 3.5K

The Adelaide Fringe is the one of the biggest arts festivals in the world… second only to Edinburgh. So it seems only natural for some of Edinburgh’s best comedians to flock to Adelaide and show off their talents. And with such large festivals, sometimes it’s hard to know who to see. Maybe you only have …

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