All you need are PVC pipes and flip flops to make sweet, sweet music

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Friday 5 December 2014

Pipe Guy is one of Adelaide’s most famous street musicians. Though, instead of heading to the city’s Rundle Mall with a guitar, this guy sets up a set of PVC pipes and a pair of flip flops to play for the masses. What kind of music can pipes and flip flops create?

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Grocery store sells rotten fruit to raise awareness about food wastage

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Trends on Monday 13 January 2014

Whenever you head down to your local grocery store, you expect to see an array of fresh food that will keep long enough for you to chow down on it once it’s home. But what if you turned up and all of the produce was rotten? Well that’s exactly what happened to those people who […]

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Aēsop’s amazing glass roofed store in Adelaide

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Architecture on Friday 24 May 2013

As you should all know by now Aēsop is one of my favourite brands; amazing products, amazing philosophy and amazing stores. My absolute favourite store, though, would have to be their wondrous Adelaide space which has a roof made out of recycled bottles. Designed by Melbourne’s March Studios, the bottles are arranged into a wave […]

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It’s the twentieth anniversary of WOMADelaide

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By Xavier Toby in New Events on Thursday 8 March 2012

Hitting Adelaide this Friday is the twentieth anniversary of WOMADelaide. Just one more year until it’s legally allowed to drink in the USA. How exciting! WOMADelaide brings together innovative musical artists from around the world, with a lean towards the folksy end of the spectrum.

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Adelaide’s bus stop boredom cure

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By Lucy Markey in New Trends on Saturday 5 February 2011

Adelaide commuters are in for a little extra entertainment this month thanks to what may be the world’s smallest movie theatre in the form of a bus shelter. A brainchild of Clemenger BBDO, the mini-cinema features authentic theatre seating, curtains and a projector showing screenings each evening at 9pm. It has been transformed to promote […]

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The Bridge House near Adelaide

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By Gerry Mak in New Eco on Tuesday 12 October 2010

This is a house near Adelaide by architect Max Pritchard designed like a bridge (it’s actually built over a creek) to feel airy and unobtrusive in the surrounding nature.

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Sarah Beetson You Are Not What You Eat

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By Zolton in New Events on Thursday 14 January 2010

Australian-based illustrator Sarah Beetson has her third solo exhibition, You Are Not What You Eat, beginning in Adelaide next month, as part of the Fringe Festival. It will then move onto Melbourne in March.

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Wolf and Cub’s new single

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By Huna Amweero in New Music on Friday 30 May 2008

Wolf and Cub are back with a brand new single and after listening to it, I feel like I should be out in the streets, warning my neighbours of the apocalypse. The song is huge, forceful, damming and painfully exciting. Joel Byrne’s half-drawl, half-howl proclaims the end, while (in true Wolf and Cub) the drums […]

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Ellen Carey

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By Huna Amweero in New Music on Friday 8 February 2008

I encountered Ellen Carey on my first and only ever trip to Adelaide. She appeared at the side of the stage to sing back up vocals for another local band. Her appearance was brief but I remember being enthralled by her eerie voice and brilliant white dress. On further enquiry I was told the mysterious female in the shadows was a member of an outfit named Birth Glow.

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