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I'm passionate about art, poetry, the English language and all things maritime, and I also love drawing: Join the Fight for the Reef!

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Writer Rank: 26
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Articles: 72
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My WeekendNotes - 72
Inspired by Barbara Hanrahan's 1988 article 'Weird Adelaide', Adelaide writer Tracy Crisp (Pearls, I raised an adult... [more]
07/05/2021 - 30/05/2021
'Out of Context' is on show this month as part of the SA History Festival. This exhibition is more than an artistic ... [more]
03/05/2019 - 26/05/2019
Galleon Theatre Group recently celebrated its 50th birthday, so this production naturally comprises a team of season... [more]
19/10/2018 - 27/10/2018
Digestion, Artist's Book, drypoint engraving with hand colouring by Beth Evans" width="662" wrap="0" margin="5" title="f... [more]
07/04/2018 - 29/04/2018
Textile artists have to be a dedicated bunch. Patience is essential, planning and design are crucial, and attention to... [more]
If you go down to Mrs Harris's Shop this weekend you're in for a delightful surprise. There will be plenty of bears, som... [more]
09/09/2017 - 01/10/2017
Do you sometimes feel that the world has gone just a little bit crazy? Does it feel like the mayhem, chaos, fear or ... [more]
29/07/2017 - 30/07/2017
The exhibition 'Global Oceans' was opened at the historic Hahndorf Academy on March 25 by Tullio Rossi, marine biologi... [more]
25/03/2017 - 23/04/2017
Irma Denk has a singular vision. She loves Australian landscape, but she sees it and paints it in a unique way. Her... [more]
05/02/2017 - 26/03/2017
This exhibition is a retrospective of work by the Adelaide artist Gordon Mart, following his death at the age of 96 ... [more]
13/01/2017 - 05/02/2017
'Botanica' is a printmakers' exhibition with a difference. Not just a show with multiple takes on a botanical theme - ov... [more]
17/11/2016 - 31/12/2016
Have you ever looked inside a printmaker's workshop? No, not a printer - a printmaker. Members of Bittondi Printmaker... [more]
Peter Shaffer is best known for his play Amadeus, which was not only a Broadway hit but also became a hugely successfu... [more]
23/11/2016 - 26/11/2016
This Sunday November 20 at 2pm, Pepper Street Arts Centre is celebrating its 21st year, and this event is combined wit... [more]
The Japanese Film Festival at the Mercury Cinema this month promises a feast of fun for all ages, and it's refreshingl... [more]
21/10/2016 - 30/10/2016
For affordable pictures that are 100% supporting a great cause, there's nothing to compare with Urban Cow's latest exh... [more]
09/10/2016 - 29/10/2016
There's a veritable 'Print-fest' happening between now and October at Mrs Harris' Shop. If you're a lover of printmak... [more]
01/07/2016 - 31/07/2016
Following its sold out premiere Melbourne season in 2014, Tales of a City by the Sea opened at The Bakehouse Theatre... [more]
09/06/2016 - 18/06/2016
Every year for several years now, South Australians have joined hands on beaches in Adelaide and as far away as Kangaroo... [more]
Sarah K Reece is many things besides an artist. She is a face painter, poet, writer and freelance mental health peer w... [more]
19/04/2016 - 19/05/2016
In 2009 I was asked if I'd like to become a radio producer/presenter for a poetry program that was to be launched at... [more]
There are puppets and there are puppets. Nosferatu: The Undead" wrap="0" title="puppets, opera, vampire bat, Nosferat... [more]
04/09/2015 - 27/09/2015
A friend told me to go and have a look at her painting group's SALA show at a place that she knew I would love, but sh... [more]
How many of you know that there is a whole world of new experiences housed in a small building at the Hub shopping centr... [more]
Scatter, now showing at Mrs Harris' Shop in Torrensville, is glass artist Alex Valero's debut solo exhibition. It... [more]
08/08/2015 - 30/08/2015
"Three elements were effective in shaping my artistic personality: First, homelessness, a man without a country. Second,... [more]
12/06/2015 - 17/07/2015
Director Volker Schlöndorff is perhaps best known for his film The Tin Drum, adapted from Günter Grass's play of the... [more]
04/03/2015 - 21/04/2015
The Hahndorf Academy is hosting the first of a planned biennial series of international print exchanges during the 2... [more]
27/02/2015 - 29/03/2015
Units of language, units of light. Lumen is an exquisite exhibition of blown, sculpted and illuminated works by A... [more]
11/02/2015 - 15/03/2015
Ochre Coast Poets are launching their first anthology, simply titled 'Ochre' on Sunday October 19th, at the historic W... [more]
There seems to be a lot of interest in printmaking in Adelaide at the moment, and here are some very good reasons. 1. H... [more]
18/10/2014 - 23/11/2014
Mrs. Harris' shop is a small gallery that's always full of big surprises. Jo Harris, the third Mrs. Harris and the ga... [more]
02/10/2014 - 02/11/2014
At a loss for a special present to give Dad for Father's Day? He's got all the gadgets he needs, his shed's full of ... [more]
There are always so many good things on offer during the SALA (South Australian Living Artists') Festival that it's ge... [more]
01/08/2014 - 31/08/2014
Meet Wonderful Wendy! She's a gregarious little lady who will sell you a stained glass angel for a good cause at the... [more]
'Art is not what you see, but what you make others see', Edgar Degas. Have you ever visited Urban Cow Studio, one of ... [more]
02/07/2014 - 02/08/2014
Remember this? Were you in the crowd? March in March 2014 is a people's movement set up to encourage the c... [more]
Gifts for Everyone by Local Contemporary Artists and Designers Where can you go in Adelaide to buy quality original a... [more]
MILAN ROUGE CELEBRATES MUGS DAY IN STYLE Rose Maguire and Alison Arnold opened Milan Rouge Contemporary Craft and D... [more]
The Australian Refugee Association's Rejuvenate Op Shop on Henley Beach Road in Underdale has been running for almost ... [more]
10/06/2014 - 21/06/2014
An unusual art exhibition opened on Friday May 30th at the Effective Living Centre in King William Rd, Wayville. This ... [more]
30/05/2014 - 13/06/2014
If you're wondering what to do in the cooler weather, why not come and explore a tall ship? STV One and All can take ... [more]
Climb aboard and explore South Australia's greatest sailing asset. On Saturday May 3, the One and All is open to publi... [more]
UPDATE: OPEN ALL-DAY SUNDAY 16 MARCH 10am - 5pm A few months ago I wrote about the amazing Tooth and Nail Gallery/W... [more]
07/03/2014 - 21/03/2014
This Sunday the main event of The City of Onkaparinga's seventh biennial South Australian Readers' & Writers' Festival o... [more]
Have you heard of Adelaide University's Confucius Institute? You may have come across the statue of Confucius that st... [more]
I discovered the Tooth and Nail Gallery, art store and artists' collective a few weeks ago. A friend told me where t... [more]
18/10/2013 - 31/10/2013
The 2013 Port Festival is only a week away, and a big part of it is the 5015 Photography event. There will be a special... [more]
You won't find much on the internet about the South Australian artist Michael Bryant. He paints quietly in his stud... [more]
13/10/2013 - 03/11/2013
"A desolate voice" is a unique project commissioned by Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre, for its World Music Series. A... [more]
One part of the OzAsia Festival that I did get to was a showing of In my Mother's Arms, a heart-rending documentary that... [more]
The Nexus Multicultural Centre is one of Adelaide's best kept secrets. It was established in 1984 and incorporated in... [more]
27/09/2013 - 01/11/2013
Sadly, I have missed nearly everything that the OzAsia festival has had to offer, as I have just had too many other ... [more]
Earlier this month I went to the Hawke Centre for a book launch of an unusual kind. This is a book of books: a set of 53... [more]
You might be forgiven for confusing the Edinburgh Hotel in Mitcham with the Edinburgh Castle in Currie St, Adelaide ... [more]
This Father's Day, help raise awareness of kidney disease by taking part in a Big Red Kidney Walk! On Sunday,1st ... [more]
I got to Hahndorf last Friday in the middle of a rainstorm, but this time I was determined to find an exhibition that ... [more]
27/07/2012 - 01/09/2013
Have you heard of Tonsley Park? If you haven't, you soon will. Tonsley is a 61-hectare site close to Marion and Flinders... [more]
Still battling the pouring rain, I trekked out to Rita Hall's open studio last Friday, and was rewarded with the sight o... [more]
09/08/2013 - 18/08/2013
We've had some horrible weather recently, but it didn't deter me last week from checking out some of the SALA (South Aus... [more]
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