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Fringe review: 300 Paintings

A comedian recounts the experience of trading a live audience for the blank walls of a warehouse studio in this compelling exploration of art, creativity, and mental health in the age of COVID. ★★★★

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Fringe review: Kuramanunya

In this generous work-in-progress season, First Nations-led dance company Karul Projects is not only sharing its creative process, but also inviting audiences to engage in an achingly-long-overdue ceremony. ★★★★

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Fringe review: The Party

Shock factor, nudity and chaos are cornerstones of this year’s big new show at the Garden of Unearthly Delights, where they’re ready to get The Party started. ★★★

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Fringe review: See You

A mesmerising, immaculate contemporary dance production overflowing with emotional resonance, the Australian debut of Taiwanese company Hung Dance’s internationally acclaimed work is a Fringe gem of heart-stirring beauty. ★★★★★

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Fringe review: 27 Club

Sarah McLeod and Carla Lippis are electrifying as the Adelaide Fringe’s favourite supergroup returns to rock audiences with their finely tuned hour of rock, grunge and soul, paying homage to famous musicians who never saw the age of 28. ★★★★

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Fringe review: SILENCE!

French pyrotechnic percussionists Les Commandos Percu kicked off the Adelaide Fringe with a bang – literally – as they lit up the riverbank with a primal storm of percussion, flame and fireworks. ★★★★

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Fringe review: Mustard

We are always in need of new ways to explore heartbreak, and Mustard – through the art of storytelling and the aid of potent symbolism – provides us with just that. ★★★★★

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Fringe review: FLEX

‘Where does the body end and the avatar begin?’ In a series of absorbing interactive spaces, FLEX plays with the links between our physical selves and the environments we inhabit. ★★★★

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What’s in store at the 2023 Adelaide Fringe

The number of international shows at Adelaide Fringe will return to pre-pandemic levels in 2023, with a total line-up of more than 1200 events unveiled today ­– including an opening-weekend show featuring pyrotechnics and percussion in Elder Park and a smorgasbord of performances in a new hub in Victoria Square.


Green Room: Art here, there, everywhere

SA arts and culture news in brief: SALA celebrates its 25th anniversary with a record 11,865 participating artists, local ceramicist selected for prestigious Rome residency, applications open for 2023 Fringe grants, Illuminate events extended, Class of Cabaret callout, and how a new villain ensured Independent Theatre’s latest show will go on.