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Posted: Thursday 5 February, 2015

This Beauty and the Beast has nothing to do with Disney!

A bare shouldered man and wiman lay on a bed of rose petals.

The Adelaide Festival of Arts is proud to be considered a national leader in arts accessibility. This year it is introducing a new access initiative: a relaxed performance during the season of theatre show Beauty and the Beast. One of the stars of the show is Mat Fraser. He’s one...

Posted: Wednesday 15 October, 2014

SASVI student’s review of 13-storey treehouse

A child's drawing on orange paper depicting two figures running under the watch of a giant red eye.

In July students from South Australian School for Vision Impaired attended a performance of The 13-storey Treehouse, an adaptation of Andy Griffiths’ and Terry Denton’s best-selling book that tells the story of two boys and their adventures in their 13-storey treehouse. The boys, their friends and their amazing treehouse, including a...

Posted: Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Fringe Parade on the Air

A photograph of Guest Blogger Lucy Kingston

Guest Blogger: Lucy Kingston I spent the 2013 Adelaide Fringe Festival Opening Parade in a dim, cramped hall high above King William Street. The beautiful lights of the passing Parade flooded into our little space as we gazed down on the dazzling array of artists going by. I with a small...

Posted: Wednesday 16 October, 2013

SONS & Mothers – a documentary discussion we all need to have

Promotional image for Sons and Mothers the documentary.

Recently I told colleagues how pleased I was that the first feature film Christopher Houghton made after our documentary SONS & mothers included an actor with down syndrome. She wasn’t playing a disabled person, far from it; she was just an ordinary waitress. I shouldn’t say ordinary, she did share...