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Adelaide Festival: Blue

Adelaide Festival: Blue

An outstanding first play by rising star Thomas Weatherall, Blue dives deep into the beauty, joy and pain of growing up.

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Adelaide Festival: I'll Be Your Mirror

Adelaide Festival: I'll Be Your Mirror

As well as presenting an exhibition in the 2024 Adelaide Festival, renowned artist Laurie Anderson will join us via live stream for a conversation about art, artificial intelligence and more. 

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Kaurna Day: Tirkanthi | Ngutu | Taikurrinthi

Kaurna Day 27 February 2024

Launching University of Adelaide’s official calendar of 150th celebrations events, Kaurna Day is an immersive and celebratory day of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. A sunrise smoking ceremony kicks off a day full of free music, dance, storytelling, and food.

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Stories From The South: A Public Book Club

Collection of book covers

Booklovers are invited to join a new in-person discussion book club featuring a series of brilliant literary works that have emerged from what Adelaide’s resident Nobel Prize winner, J.M. Coetzee, describes as the “unique world” of the South.

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Adelaide Festival: Floods of Fire

Floods of Fire

Floods of Fire is a two-day festival within a festival, which celebrates the creativity and stories of people living in South Australia and finds our collective voice to confront one of the most significant challenges we all face today: climate change.

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Australian Rover Challenge

Australian Rover Challenge

The Australian Rover Challenge (ARCh) is an annual robotics competition held by the University of Adelaide, where university students from across Australia and around the globe, battle it out in a full-scale Lunar mission, using semi-autonomous rovers that they have designed and built themselves.

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Tasting Australia Masterclass Series

Two women smiling, one is holding a wine glass

Tasting Australia is the country’s longest running eating and drinking festival – celebration and collaboration of people, produce and place lie at the heart of our existence.

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Speaking from the South

JM Coetzee

What does it mean to speak from the South? What unique perspectives does this vantage point bring to the pressing issues currently facing the world, such as growing inequality, climate change, the impacts of colonialism and the mass displacement of people?

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