What's Happening in Adelaide

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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#211 Post by Wayno » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:34 pm

dsriggs wrote:Next Friday is the Fork On The Road food truck festival in Victoria Square.http://www.facebook.com/ForkontheRoadAdelaide
I got hungry just scanning through the many Storify pictures on AdelaideNow:
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/sout ... 6573439209
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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#212 Post by monotonehell » Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:41 pm

Wayno wrote:
dsriggs wrote:Next Friday is the Fork On The Road food truck festival in Victoria Square.http://www.facebook.com/ForkontheRoadAdelaide
I got hungry just scanning through the many Storify pictures on AdelaideNow:
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/sout ... 6573439209
I went to the Fork In The Road tonight at the Depot, it was jam packed, good atmosphere, so many people.
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Fork In The Road at The Depot 8th Feb 2013
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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#213 Post by jk1237 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 3:22 pm

I highly recommend having a look at Paul McDermott's art exhibition at the new downstairs bar and beyond at the Tuxedo Cat on North Tce. It really is great :D

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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#214 Post by Wayno » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:51 pm

Apparently the ground floor at the Hilton Hotel has reopenend with a cocktail bar called 'The Collins Bar', named after this guy http://www.barsolutions.com.au/about/bi ... olins.html.
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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#215 Post by SRW » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:35 pm

Wayno wrote:Apparently the ground floor at the Hilton Hotel has reopenend with a cocktail bar called 'The Collins Bar', named after this guy http://www.barsolutions.com.au/about/bi ... olins.html.
Yep, it opened Monday. It had a pretty schmick fit out, qualified bartends and I love that it has open windows to the square, BUT it wasn't my vibe, so I doubt I'll be a repeat customer. I'm sure it'll be popular enough with the professional types around the precinct.
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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#216 Post by Ben » Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:57 pm

Amazing fitout, great quality cocktails, poor barstaff. While friendly enough, most of them would brely reach the legal age to serve alcohol and were clumsy, unprofessional and just plain awkward at times. poor choice of staffing IMO. Everything else is topnotch.

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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#217 Post by peas_and_corn » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:29 pm

Wayno wrote:Apparently the ground floor at the Hilton Hotel has reopenend with a cocktail bar called 'The Collins Bar', named after this guy http://www.barsolutions.com.au/about/bi ... olins.html.
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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#218 Post by Vee » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:02 am

The Barossa Vintage Festival 2013 is on soon.
March 30 - April 7.
Not quite in the city but sure to appeal to many in the city/country and visitors.

It's the "largest and longest running wine tourism festival in Australia with a history spanning 6 decades!"
http://www.barossa.com/events/barossa-v ... tival-2013

That's 9 days and over 100 events within the Festival.
A good followup to the 'Mad March' festivities and provides an alternative to the Oakbank Carnival for those not interested in jumps racing etc.

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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#219 Post by Mants » Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:30 pm

Little Miss Mexico will remain open despite the Fringe being over. Great news.

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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#220 Post by monotonehell » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:20 pm

Mants wrote:Little Miss Mexico will remain open despite the Fringe being over. Great news.
Only to the end of March from what I understand.
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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#221 Post by Nathan » Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:48 pm

monotonehell wrote:
Mants wrote:Little Miss Mexico will remain open despite the Fringe being over. Great news.
Only to the end of March from what I understand.
Surely not. What would be the point of going to the trouble of getting a licence extension for just 10 days? (They closed on Sunday, but thanks to the extension, re-opened today.)

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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#222 Post by Shahkar » Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:08 pm

Went to the annual Adelaide Kite Festival today for the first time! Not bad at all, was expected to be attended by 40,000 people over the four days. Definitely could grow a lot more if publicised more!

Quite more people arrived and more kites went up.
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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#223 Post by Vee » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:58 pm

The Oi You! Urban Art Festival will open soon in Adelaide, starting with an Opening Night Party on April 19.
This street art festival will run from 20 April - 2 June.

The event has support from the ACC, through Splash Adelaide, and the State Govt. and Festival Centre which will provide a hub for events.

A large annexe will be built outside the Artspace Gallery. Events include an art exhibition, scrawl wall, street-artist guided tours and screenings of documentaries and the great $5000 art giveaway with tokens hidden around Festival Centre Plaza. Some art works will be created on selected large walls by some Australian street art gurus during the period of the Festival.

More:
http://arts.sa.gov.au/news/oi-you-urban ... -adelaide/

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https://www.facebook.com/OiYouStreetArt

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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#224 Post by Wayno » Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:52 pm

Vee wrote:The Oi You! Urban Art Festival will open soon in Adelaide
Neat! Supporting these types of events is the ACC at their best. Good onya Yarwood & co.
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Re: What's Happening in Adelaide

#225 Post by Shahkar » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:35 pm

Moscow Novaya Opera staged Operamania's world premiere in Adelaide today. :D They're playing tomorrow as well! Not everyone's cup of tea :D

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