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Writer Rank: 27
Readers: 11746
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Articles: 57
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My WeekendNotes - 57
The Brendan Fitzgerald Quartet, featuring Fitzgerald on piano, Peter Raidel on alto sax, Steve Todd on drums and Qui... [more]
27/05/2023 - 03/06/2023
You've heard of six degrees of separation, the notion that everyone in the world has connections with others in diff... [more]
25/05/2023 - 03/06/2023
A highlight of the 2023 Adelaide Cabaret Fringe Festival, Take Five: The Dave Brubeck Story , presented by Brendan F... [more]
27/05/2023 - 03/06/2023
Adelaide Uni Theatre Guild has been around a long time, doing excellent theatre at the Little Theatre in the cloiste... [more]
25/03/2023 - 01/04/2023
After Ireland's Mary Coughlan performed Leonard Cohen's classic song Hallelujah, at the Sanctuary Concert in Derry i... [more]
Stirling Players have a long history of presenting good-quality community theatre productions out of the Stirling Co... [more]
18/03/2023 - 01/04/2023
Nina Simone is the stage name of the musician born Eunice Waymon on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina in t... [more]
08/03/2023 - 19/03/2023
A regular of the Scottish cabaret and comedy scene, 'Scott Murphy' is in real life Tom Whiston, a man with a day job... [more]
09/03/2023 - 19/03/2023
Eighties Ladies, a vibrant all-singing, all-dancing one-hour Fringe Premiere extravaganza from The Cast Entertainmen... [more]
04/03/2023 - 17/03/2023
Singaporean-born Ting Lim is based in Australia and is developing a reputation as one of the hottest up-and-coming com... [more]
01/03/2023 - 04/03/2023
'I'm just trying to make the world a better place for people like me: Rich White Men.' So declaims Lord Pinkle Dinkle Sm... [more]
22/02/2023 - 26/02/2023
By day, Marilyn Leder is a Melbourne resident university lecturer, screenwriter, and script assessor, with TV shows to... [more]
22/02/2023 - 25/02/2023
On Saturday night, February 18, the Fringe came to the Basket Range Memorial Hall in the form of the Nickyboy and Queen ... [more]
19/02/2023 - 02/03/2023
Sweeney Preston and Ethan Cavanagh are two of Melbourne's fastest-rising and - as those cynical of sartorial eleganc... [more]
17/02/2023 - 04/03/2023
Fiona O'Loughlin, aka Queen Fee, is back for the Adelaide Fringe and she teams up with rising Melbourne star Nickybo... [more]
18/02/2023 - 02/03/2023
Imagine you're a young bloke still living at home with your mum, who is a highly qualified academic by day, but as n... [more]
18/02/2023 - 25/02/2023
Winner of 'Best Comedy' at the 2022 Rome Film Festival, What's Love Got to Do with It? is the result of independent ... [more]
Can a true artist demand absolute truth, but know love in equal measure? With close friend and collaborator, Pulitze... [more]
Remember the 'Bunnings Karen' who specialised in rubbing people up the wrong way by drawing on her matchless reserves of... [more]
Written by Dora Abraham, the winner of the 2020 Flinders University Young Playwright's Award, and directed by Zola A... [more]
23/11/2022 - 04/12/2022
"Sesame Street meets The Exorcist," they said on Broadway. And rightly so. The climax of Act One is worth the price of... [more]
18/11/2022 - 27/11/2022
Lesley Reed's Galleon production of acclaimed US playwright and screenwriter Jerry Mayer's award-winning, very 90s C... [more]
20/10/2022 - 29/10/2022
Starring Isabelle Fuhrman as the chillingly creepy anti-heroine Leena Klammer, Julia Stiles (as foster mother Tricia... [more]
At first meeting, the elfin woman behind the colourful glasses is at first composed then suddenly animated. Stream-o... [more]
South Australian comic Fiona O'Loughlin needs no introduction. Born in Warooka on the Yorke Peninsula, married young... [more]
You can count your true friends on the fingers on one hand, the adage goes. True friends are those who stand the tes... [more]
15/07/2022 - 24/07/2022
Award-winning author and playwright Anna Barnes's world premiere Something Big may be aptly named for more than one ... [more]
08/06/2022 - 12/06/2022
Ah, Paris, in La Belle Époque, circa 1890s – 1910, the era of artists, romance, and bohemian life. And Montmartre, t... [more]
03/06/2022 - 04/06/2022
Benediction, celebrated writer-director Terence Davies's studied take on the life and times of celebrated war poet S... [more]
Lionsgate's newest action-comedy film The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent might not have been made if director T... [more]
Henry Copper (Sam Claflin) and Maria Rodriguez (Veronica Echegui) are the novelist in a rut and the Spanish translat... [more]
Sydney stand-up comedian, resident host of the Running Joke and all-round online comic sensation Dan Muggleton retur... [more]
04/03/2022 - 14/03/2022
Imagine being a Bordeaux native on board Nicholas Baudin's ship Le Géographe in 1801 as it pushed into the Sou'weste... [more]
Written by Stephen Metcalfe, and first performed in Los Angeles in 1986, Galleon Theatre Company's 2021 Emily is a ... [more]
20/10/2021 - 30/10/2021
A couple of years ago, in another lifetime unconcerned with mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing, just as th... [more]
Hands up, all those of you who have never hidden a guilty secret. Here is one. It's a saucy one-woman cabaret piece ... [more]
16/07/2021 - 17/07/2021
Spiral: From the Book of Saw has been some time in its coming, having been pushed back a year by the pandemic. Co-... [more]
The beautiful little country town of Macclesfield is a welcoming destination after a lovely drive through the Adelai... [more]
Before heading east to the jungle that is the Melbourne Comedy Festival with his new hour-long feature - Oh, More, M... [more]
19/03/2021 - 21/03/2021
Writer, poet, rapper, playwright and comic James McCann has been a fixture at the Fringe for the past few years. The... [more]
09/03/2021 - 20/03/2021
As Amy Hetherington opens her show downstairs in the Rhino Room's Hell's Kitchen, an intimate and somehow welcoming ... [more]
19/02/2021 - 06/03/2021
Sexual predators and paedophiles in high places seem to be getting away with their crimes more often these days in a cul... [more]
12/02/2021 - 14/02/2021
Given regular contemporary media coverage of people being arrested on charges of paedophilia and knowing that some o... [more]
11/02/2021 - 14/02/2021
Born of social-isolatory necessity and the driving need of actors to perform and theatre to evolve in these trying t... [more]
04/09/2020 - 06/11/2020
In one of the Twenty-First Century's cruellest paradoxes, Millennials have both the advantage and the disadvantage o... [more]
18/02/2020 - 23/02/2020
Alex Cearns OAM is a singularly talented photographer, known for her pet, animal, and wildlife photography. Foun... [more]
16/03/2019 - 17/03/2019
Matt Byrne's Married At First Fight celebrates 22 years of MBM Fringe comedies, this time targeting the wannabes in impr... [more]
12/02/2019 - 16/03/2019
Irresistible comic commandoettes, the elfin and delectable Judy Hainsworth and Kyra Thompson, aka 'Tiffany' and 'Madison... [more]
05/03/2019 - 16/03/2019
'Balaboosta' in Yiddish, is the 'mistress of the house', an ideal mother, housewife and homemaker. Add an 'l' and it giv... [more]
Phillip Lee Curtis is a likeable 28-year-old man with a diagnosed eating disorder and unresolved sexuality issues. H... [more]
25/02/2019 - 02/03/2019
Blackrock is a surf club in Sydney and the title of a one-hour play, set in the nineties, by the late and celebrated Nic... [more]
17/02/2019 - 24/02/2019
It is always a pleasure to visit the National Wine Centre on the corner of North Terrace and Hackney Road. Its welcoming... [more]
16/02/2019 - 02/03/2019
On the recent 45C Adelaide scorcher, my wife and I made our way to Brighton Beach, where we evaded slow-broiling, by spe... [more]
Upstairs at the Unley Hotel is an airy rooftop bar. The natural light lends itself well to tasks that demand close v... [more]
After something of a magical mystery tour from wherever you set out, Adelaide Hills winery and restaurant, Pike and ... [more]
Every Saturday morning, from 8.30 to 12.30 at Mann St in Mount Barker, the Adelaide Hills Farmers market materialises on... [more]
Has Sydney's dreaded winter made it way too cold for the beach? Definitely not thanks to one of Australia's best back p... [more]