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  • Spotlight on riverrun

    1.32 pm Friday, November 21st, 2014

    riverrun | Thu 26 Feb-Mon 2 Mar | Dunstan Playhouse | BUY TICKETS Hailed as a masterpiece in the UK, riverrun is an astonishing solo performance based on James Joyce’s final book Finnegans Wake. To give you more of an insight into this unmissable festival highlight, here Director and creator Olwen Fouéré shares the story of how this show came in to being:     I was on tour with Marc O’Rowe’s ...READ MORE

  • Ten Shows You'll Only See In Adelaide

    5.06 pm Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

    The 2015 Adelaide Festival of Arts features the very best in theatre, dance, music, visual art, literature and more from around the world. With a tonne of shows exclusive to Adelaide, here are ten reasons Adelaide is the place to be this Festival season.     1 & 2. Mixed Rep and Orbo Novo | Fri 6-Sun 8 Mar | MORE INFO Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet doesn't just perform works by some of the world's hot ...READ MORE

  • Adelaide Festival 2015 Program Launch

    2.51 pm Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

    The wait is almost over! The 30th Adelaide Festival program will be unveiled on Thursday 16 October, with the full line-up available from 6pm (Adelaide time) as our brand new website goes live and tickets on sale. Adelaide Writers’ Week also announce the first release of authors you can expect at Australia’s largest free literary event in 2015. For all the up-to-date news delivered straight to your inbox, s ...READ MORE

  • Annabel Crabb in Conversation

    11.40 am Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

    The Wife Drought: Annabel Crabb in conversation with Laura Kroetsch   'I need a wife'. It's a common joke among women juggling work and family. But it's not actually a joke. Having a spouse who takes care of things at home is a Godsend - an advantage enjoyed by vastly more men than women. Working women are in an advanced state of wife drought, and there is no sign of rain.   In this Ad ...READ MORE

  • My Story: Julia Gillard in conversation

    8.47 am Friday, July 18th, 2014

    “I was Prime Minister for three years and three days. Three years and three days of resilience. Three years and three days of changing the nation. Three years and three days for you to judge.”   In a unique Adelaide Writers’ Week event, join Australia’s first female Prime Minster Julia Gillard as she returns to her hometown to discuss her new memoir My Story, a book that for the first time ex ...READ MORE

  • David Sefton extends tenure until 2016

    9.14 am Saturday, October 12th, 2013

                    David Sefton is set to become the first Artistic Director to deliver four consecutive Adelaide Festivals after being offered the opportunity to curate the 2016 festival. Adelaide Festival Chair, Richard Ryan AO said, “Since David moved to Adelaide in 2011 the board has been impressed with his shrewd mixture of bold programing and ...READ MORE

  • Research puts our cultural value at $85 Million

    9.57 am Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

                    That is no typo in the title, research conducted by an international team based at Flinders University puts the cultural value of the Adelaide Festival at $85 million. Head of tourism at Flinders University and lead researcher Dr Steve Brown said the study used rigorous scientific methodology to show that the real worth of the Fest ...READ MORE

  • Adelaide Writers' Week Podcasts

    11.15 am Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

                        We've just uploaded over 76 hours of podcasts from Adelaide Writers' Week 2013. You can stream them FREE from our blog. ...READ MORE