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Arthur Hardy: The Forgotten Hero Of The Hills – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Did Adelaide forget one of its most prominent and fundamental figures of the 19th century? A man, migrated from Yorkshire (England), barrister, business man and maecenas: the Mount Lofty House has reasons to exist thanks to Arthur Hardy, its builder. we could go further listing all the important contributions this man gave …

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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 – “Rhapsody in Chicago Blues” with Pianist Tim Barton – 5K

by Riccardo Barone I’m still impressed by the rich, long and virtuoso piano program performed at the Flinders St. Baptist Church by the astonishing pianist Tim Barton. His sound is well balanced, a high class touch married to a philological interpretation revealed by the performance of the Fantasy in D minor by W. A. Mozart, …

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FRINGE THEATRE CABARET – Hero Girl: Raising a Revolutionary! – Tandanya – The Third Space, Adelaide – 4K

By Alisha Dyer Delia Olam brings an immediate warmth to the stage, and I’m not even referring to the torch she carries for revolutionary change – which is bright! With Hero Girl, she has opened up a conversation about gender equality and the roles of females throughout history and in today’s society. With the help …

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FRINGE 2019 – Adelaide International Youth Film Festival Preview Program – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Children are sponges. They absorb everything they see, everything they experience. We’ve all been there, fragile sprouts, innocent angels, truth-tellers, staring at our preferred cartoons, creating thousands of adventures and imaginary scenarios to escape the grown-up’s reality, a too realistic reality for this age; this is when the fantasy comes in to …

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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 Visual Arts and Design – Orion – Sound Bath – Adelaide Planetarium – 5K

By Alisha Dyer This years Fringe season is already at its half way mark and with so much going on you may find yourself in need of some meditation. What better way to leave that stress behind than by immersing yourself in the sounds and visuals of space?! Orion Sound Bath is presented by Sacred …

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ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2018 – SUNGLASSES AT NIGHT – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone Total eclipse of the heart… just because a partial one is not enough! Sunglasses at night, an iconic song just to describe a past generation made up with heartaches, hangovery headaches, stories of everyday life that sucks more and more, sadness as a life-pose and success as time line life crescendo (from …

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GREAT MOSCOW CIRCUS 2018 – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Four motorbikes, like imprisoned bumblebees trying really hard to escape from the humongous caged up sphere, have shocked the audience. Is today a good day to die walking inside/outside (even backwards) of a huge rotating spinning wheel (even blind folded) challenged by gravity and weight? If that’s not good enough for you …

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FRINGE 2018 – EMMA PASK – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone The elegant Fortuna Spiegeltent is quite full of enthusiastic fans and friends that don’t dislike a little bit of Emma Pask’s talk between a song and another one, overall about her husband from Uruguay. Songs are standards evergreen, from Quizás quizás quizás to Beatles passing through Mas que nada, interpreted by the …

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