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Archive for November, 2012

Cameron Raynes author The Colour of Kerosene stories

Cameron Raynes is the author previous non-fiction works on Aboriginal-European affairs in South Australia’s colonial past, and now of The Colour of Kerosene, which ‘will put dirt under your fingernails’.

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Woodland Whimsey

Brothers Grimm meets Beatrix Potter – these works are no doileys.

Ellen Schlobohm and her mother Sue Garrard are holding an exhibition to showcase their woodland critters, Ellen’s work in intricate paper form and Sue in recycled jewellery. Cath Kenneally spoke to Ellen about the inspiration behind their work.

The Woodland Whimsey exhibition will be held at the Urban Cow Studio Gallery until 29 December 2012.

11 Frome street, Adelaide

Opening night Wednesday 5th December, 6 – 8pm.

Click here to see an example of Ellen’s work.


The extraordinary taste of Luke Nguyen

Luke Nguyen has tasted some unusual foods to truly immerse himself into the Asian culture, including buffalo skin, coconut mice and bee larvae. 

The chef and cookbook author shared his travel stories with Ewart Shaw.

His latest cookbook, Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong – a culinary journey from China to Vietnam, is out now.

Young artists get early START

Christmas has come early for Adelaide’s creative kids. The Art Gallery’s ever-popular program for children and families, START at the Gallery, will now be open for extended hours.

Cath Kenneally spoke to Project Curator Lisa Slade about the hightlights of the program, which includes art activities, tours and live entertainment.

First Sunday of the month, 11 am – 3 pm,

Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace.

For more information phone (08) 8207 7005.

Presented free by the Balnaves Foundation.

The power of illusion

The new year’s entertainment at the Festival Theatre is a show with more than the usual amount of magic, as some of the world’s best illusionists vie to outperform each other. One of these is Dan Sperry, who spoke to Ewart Shaw about how his image developed.

Dan will be performing as part of The Illusionists show at the Adelaide Festival Theatre from 31 Dec 2012 – 12 Jan 2013. Check out his website to see some truly amazing illusions – not for the faint of heart!

Turner from the Tate: The Making of a Master

Turner from the Tate offers a once in a life time opportunity to experience the iconic paintings of J.M.W. Turner, one of Britain’s greatest artists.

Cath Kenneally looks ahead to the event with co-curator of the show, Jane Messenger from the Art Gallery. It runs from 8 Feb – 19 May 2013 at the Art Gallery of South Australia.