Here are our picks of events at this year’s Adelaide Fringe … with themes of peace, human rights, soial justice, reconciliation and care for the environment.
Adelaide Songs – Trouble in Paradise
A dinner-cabaret with original songs that tell it how it is, was and should be … in Adelaide. Songs of our city, its history, the people and the stories.
Bettong and Buddies
A bettong seeks his dream to become a violinist. On this hilarious journey he encounters other creatures and learns what it means to be a critical member of his ecosystem.
Holy Bin Amoley
Art for Earthlings
The ultimate guide on how to become your best bin self! A show for the whole family focuses on where each piece of rubbish should go and what happens to our waste next.
Ngarrindjeri artists Cedric Varcoe, Amanda Westley, Kyla McHughes, Kevin Kropindjeri and Sandra Saunders presesnt a mixed media exhibition, performances and workshops, sharing Ngarrindjeri culture.
No Strings Attached Theatre, Theatre Today and Diverse Abilities Dance Collective
Online and live stage performance celebrating friendship across multiple borders – countries, cultures, and abilities.
Singin’ in the Pain
Award-winning Disability Cabaret exploring lived experiences with disability and chronic illness – a night of community and catharsis for people of all walks of life.
First Nations Artists and Celestial
Gaze up and reignite your relationship with the stars at Sky Song – a sky show spectacular narrated by singer, songwriter and tireless campaigner Archie Roach.
Still Talkin’ Bout a Revolution
An outstanding musical performance, and revolutionary experience reflecting on the songs of Tracy Chapman and their relevance to race relations in Australia today.
Sufi Music Highway
The Pakistani Pavarotti presents traditional Sufi and Qawwali music and song from Pakistan, Middle East & North India in fusion style with high powered musical ensemble and dance.
The Sea Around Us
Jackalope Studio Gallery
Four contemporary artists explore and interpret the poetry of the sea with homage to Rachel Carson, marine biologist, author and conservationist credited with advancing the global environmental movement.
The Staging Post
Light Sound Art Film
Feature documentary following Afghan Hazara refugees Muzafar and Khadim as they face many years in limbo in Indonesia. An inspirational story about friendship, connection and the power of community. Screening and Q&A session with director Jolyon Hoff and Muzafar Ali.
This Tree is a Story
Five overlapping and interwoven stories – delving into scientific knowledge and ancient and personal stories of trees and how they shape our lives, cultures and future.
Yarnin Pangari (Talking Spirit) Festival
Tal-Kin-Jeri Dance Group
Join world renowned performer and cultural ambassador Ngarrindjeri Elder Major “Moogy” Sumner for a festival of Aboriginal dance, stories, music, art, language and culture in the gorgeous natural surrounds of Belair National Park.
A glimpse into the discovery and exploration of Gamilaroi Woman, Amelia O’Leary’s, journey with identity. Through dance, O’Leary shares a raw physical depiction of her internal vortex of identity and sisterhood.