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Sep
2
2018

ROBYN ARCHER

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2016

City Recital Hall, August 22 6/10 It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The euphoria of the end of the war to end all wars – with its consequent artistic, social and sexual bravado – collided with the crunch of the Great Depression and then impaled itself on the rise […]

Aug
23
2018

FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN

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Lennox Theatre, August 5 8/10 As much as an actor and singer she was an artefact of an era. Like an exquisite piece of art deco glass, Marlene Dietrich simultaneously epitomised the 1930s and was timeless. That quality, missing in the first half of Jennifer Ward-Lealand’s tribute, luxuriantly filled Act Two, transforming a capable show […]

Aug
11
2018

FREEDMAN JAZZ 2018

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The Studio, July 30 8/10 It’s actually quite simple: just feelings expressed as sound. As long as that truism remains in place regardless of other layers of complexity, you have half a chance of making music. Nick Garbett has always understood this. Treating his trumpet as a palette of colours, he has looked to draw […]

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