Archive for February, 2012

Fringe Review: Life is ‘An Unexpected Variety Show’

Fringe Review: Life is ‘An Unexpected Variety Show’

So what can we expect from a show named after its very own mystique? SARAH SPENCER interviews Jenny Wynter from ‘An Unexpected Variety Show’ to find out what this cabaret comedy show has in store.

Fringe Review: Theatresport’s ‘Clash of the Titans’

Fringe Review: Theatresport’s ‘Clash of the Titans’

For a lot of comedians, their acts are very formulaic and must stick to the set structure and do not change night after night.

CAMRON SLESSOR went along to an act which changes every time you go, and tries to pinpoint exactly what the audience can expect each time.

Fringe Review: Dr Brown Befrdfgth

Fringe Review: Dr Brown Befrdfgth

A comedy show where the comedian apologises for the lack of laughs. Creative genius, or is the joke on the audience? CHRIS BANKS delves into the wacky world of Dr Brown Befrdfgth, and attempts, at the very least, to try and make sense of it all.

Fringe Review: Comic Strip

Fringe Review: Comic Strip

Is the late night Fringe act Comic Strip pleasantly provocative, or profoundly perturbing? LIBBY PARKER unveils the comedy act, and assesses its bare assets.

Extra, Extra! Read All About It! #3: Meddling with Manga

Extra, Extra! Read All About It! #3: Meddling with Manga

Our resident comic book guru has deeply-rooted concerns about the world of Manga and has up until now avoided it. But for the interests of her readers, her fans and fellow comic book lovers, AMY LOUISE MAYNARD takes her first baby steps into the world of Manga, and may have found something to her liking…

Fringe Review: fourwords- is this Adelaide’s ultimate laneway party?

Fringe Review: fourwords- is this Adelaide’s ultimate laneway party?

On The Record is kicking off the 2012 Fringe coverage with a review of fourwords from ELLIE JONES. But what is fourwords? ELLIE followed the noise and crowds down the rabbit hole (Arcade Lane) to find out…

PHOTOGRAPHY: Italy

PHOTOGRAPHY: Italy

Rome is a twisting jumble of modernity and history and Florence is a romantic labyrinth of alleyways and winding streets. The homes along the Liguria coast sprout out of the hills like trees, hauntingly close to sheer cliffs, and Venice turns out to be a haunting sight of old buildings emerging from watery mists left over from a late Winter. SIAN CAIN went to Italy for a month and captured these brief snapshots of Italian life.

Asian Champions League Qualifier – Adelaide United vs. Persipura Jayapura

Asian Champions League Qualifier – Adelaide United vs. Persipura Jayapura

Adelaide United has successfully come through the mid-week distraction of a Champions League qualifying match, beating Indonesia’s Persipura Jayapura 3-0 at Hindmarsh Stadium. CHRIS BANKS has the post match report.

Bringing the A-Game – Adelaide Rap Review

Bringing the A-Game – Adelaide Rap Review

American rapper and West Coast hip-hop icon Game (whose real name is Jayceon Taylor) performed at HQ Complex last night on the Adelaide leg of his 2012 tour. NATARSHA KALLIOS tell us if this international rapper puts on a good show, or just talks a big game.

Laneway Wrap-up

Laneway Wrap-up

Was Adelaide’s unseasonable weather enough to ruin an annual live-music event for a Laneway virgin? LIBBY PARKER tells us about the sights, sounds and celebrations of the wet and wonderful Laneway Festival 2012.