My third show to review for mindshare was Singin’ in the Pain last night at Nexus Arts in the Lion Arts Centre. This is burlesque with a definitive kick, produced by Diana Divine who began by sharing her own story. On strong painkillers after putting her back out, which she later discovered she was allergic to, Diana performed a show in excruciating pain et voila, the title! Diana removed her back brace to music to demonstrate burlesque
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Review by Jo Withers Georgie Carroll’s star is ascending. She’s hosted sell-out Fringe shows across Australia which have earned many ‘best of’ accolades around the circuit. She’s also become something of a regular on Network 10’s ‘Have You Been Paying Attention?’ After 18 years of juggling shows with Intensive and Emergency Care nursing, something had to give for this busy working mum and she’s now a full-time comedienne. She warms up a packed-out Tuesday night
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Fiona O’Loughlin is a comedian who doesn’t really care if she offends people. And she strikes me as someone who is not easily offended either. Her show Gap Year toured around the country and she ended it at Thebarton Theatre this Adelaide Fringe. A native South Australian it was an apt way to end the tour. Her warm up was the Beautiful Bogan whose humour is not just about being a bogan but being a
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This exhibition displays art works from Tutti, a dynamic arts program for talented young artists with intellectual and learning disabilities. The Art and Mind exhibition also exhibits vibrant and energetic artworks by established and emerging local artists. Artists from Tutti Arts and Neami Jump Arts program explore different types of mediums with 2D, 3D and new media projects. Artworks on paper, canvas with sculpture and installation are also represented. The art incorporates paintings, drawings, printmaking
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You know that scene in Harry Potter where Dumbledore draws his memories out of his temple in silvery strands and stirs them around in a big basin for inspection? This production is essentially the embodiment of this concept but opened up for the entertainment of others. And featuring more classic 70s, 80s and 90s bangers. Main character Jimmy Harrison’s silvery strands focus on a past love, though his present self’s honest and often hilarious commentary
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