Fest Mag – Have You Tried Yoga? Review ★★★★

Have you tried yoga? ★★★★ By Letti K-Ewing PUBLISHED 04 MAR 2018 Have you tried yoga? tackles the toxic notions of what it means to have a disability, by rebuking the wider narrative that disabilities are confining or burdensome, and by bluntly telling anyone with homeopathic or wellness strategies to, quite explicitly, "fuck off." Rachel Edmonds stars …

Fest Mag – FARRAGO by Anna Cherkasova: Review ★★★

Anna Cherkasova: FARRAGO ★★★ By Letti K-Ewing PUBLISHED 25 FEB 2018 Anna Cherkasova has taken over Nexus Arts’ gallery space by adorning the walls with her precise black and white line-work, in an interactive installation that invites viewers of all ages to pick up a coloured pen and join in the fun. This is an evolving …

Fest Mag – Revenge: Review ★★★

Revenge ★★★ By Letti K-Ewing PUBLISHED 25 FEB 2018 Revenge is a dish best served cold, which burlesque performer and singer-songwriter Irene Nicola attempts to convey through impressive original cabaret numbers and abrasive verbal takedowns of the male gender. While Nicola’s feminist intention is clear from her opening monologue, “this show is about rage, pain, sadness, …

Fest Mag – Diffusion: The Movies In My Mind: Review ★★★★

Diffusion: The Movies In My Mind ★★★★ By Letti K-Ewing PUBLISHED 25 FEB 2018 Self-professed chameleon of the stage, cabaret performer Cazeleon takes the helm in their one-person show embarking on a journey through cinematic history with a deeply personal twist. In this cabaret spectacular, Cazeleon employs a linear sequencing of movie eras to tell the …

Fest Mag – Bangarra Dance Theatre: Interview with Stephen Page

Bangarra Dance Theatre: The Power of Dance Stephen Page, artistic director of Bangarra Dance Theatre, has taken on the role of historian for another year in the Adelaide Festival premiere of Bennelong “It’s just great that we could be a part of a festival with Bennelongbecause Bangarra does one work a year,” says Page. “Because we …

Fest Mag – A Night at the Musicals: Review ★★★★

A Night At The Musicals ★★★★ By Letti K-Ewing PUBLISHED 23 FEB 2018 After touring A Night at the Musicals for over two years, Le Gateau Chocolat and Jonny Woo's act is as polished as a tall pair of Kinky Boots. Now the duo are back on the Adelaide stage with their playful homages to everyone’s favourite musical …

Fest Mag – Diversity Arts Australia: Diverse Screens – an Interview with Lena Nahlous

Diversity as Strength Underrepresentation of culturally, linguistically, and racially diverse Australians in the arts is an issue that Diversity Arts Australia (DARTS) attempts to combat, as executive director Lena Nahlous tells us By Letti Koutsouliotas-Ewing PUBLISHED 22 FEB 2018 Diverse Screens is DARTS latest foray into increasing visibility of culturally diverse Australian People of Colour in film. …

Fest Mag – Yummy: an Interview with James Welsby aka Valarie Hex

Delicious Drag Self-expression, acceptance, music, theatre, and dance come together in the South Australian premiere of YUMMY By Laura Desmond and Letti Koutsouliotas-Ewing PUBLISHED 22 FEB 2018 The opening night of YUMMY speaks volumes of the extensive social reach of modern drag culture. Premiering at The Toff for Melbourne’s LGBTQIA+ Midwinta Festival in 2015, director and …

Yewth Mag – Jandamarra Cadd at Tandanya: a Review

Jandamarra Cadd's 'The Spaces Between' at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute Words by Letti K-Ewing Photography by Adam Jenkins – Marketing & Communications Culture and Arts Team at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute Yewth would like to advise that this article contains names and images of Indigenous people who are deceased, and that the images of …