Arts Breakfast at the arts end of the world

Archive for February, 2012

Polytoxic at APAM

The Brisbane based Polynesian, contemporary and street dance company Polytoxic are here for the Australian Performing Arts Market. They tell Nikki Marcel what lucky breaks they hope to go home with.

Broadcast 25 Feb 2012

Where did it all go right?

….with Pony Dance Theatre that’s where!
With great humour this Irish troupe bring a number of different shows to the Adelaide Fringe, WOMAD and The Barrio. Founding member and performer Paula O’Reilly melts down on this 40 degree day with Nikki Marcel.

 Broadcast 25 Feb 2012

Chants de Catacombes

If you’ve never been to the Old Adelaide Goal make seeing Chants des Catacombes a good reason to go. It’s the perfect venue for this immersive piece of musical theatre.  

Broadcast 25 Feb 2012

Parallel Collisions – Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

Twenty one artists are taking not just the visual but aural realms to the edge for Parallel Collisions at the Gallery of South Australia. There’s even works made by a pregnant python.  Curators Natasha Bullock and Alexie Glass Kantor outline all that is happening as part of the Biennial with Nikki Marcel.

Broadcast 25 Feb 2012

Helpmann Academy Graduate Show

For the chance to see the soon-to-be-big-name artists check out the Helpmann Academy’s annual graduate exhibition at the Torrens Parade Ground. It showcases the creme of Adelaide Central School of Art, UniSA’s School of Art, Architecture and Design and the Adelaide College of the Arts. Chris Bull from the Helpmann Academy runs through the show with Nikki Marcel.

Broadcast 25 Feb 2012

Sons and Mothers by No Strings Attached

Exploring  the relationships between disabled sons and their mothers No Strings Attached Theater of Disability brings another powerful performance to the Fringe. Written and directed by Alirio Zavarce along with the performers it’s been over two years in the making. Company director PJ Rose explains to Nikki Marcel why these are very complex relationships.

Broadcast 25 Feb

Ja Ja Uta really is Uta Uber Kool Ja

Uta Uber Kool Ja is having an intimate party in her hotel room and your invited. It’s Uta’s party Uta’s rules. She gives the safe word to Nikki Marcel.

Broadcast 25 Feb 2012