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Fun in the sun

Long sunny days, starry evenings and an atmosphere buzzing with colour, creativity and culture. The start of the year is a brilliant time to be in Adelaide. Check out these tips on ways to extend your summer event...

Lion Dance costumes

Spreading good luck in the city

At the end of a red-carpeted staircase at 61 Hindley Street in the city, you’ll find Grandmaster Leong’s Martial Arts Academy – a training space for everything from Wing Chun to Tai Chi and home to a skilled troupe of...

Ophelia mural

Get your art ‘on the go’

As you scoot between city events this summer, be sure to stop and enjoy some of Adelaide’s diverse collection of public artworks. From large-scale murals to sculptures and light installations, there’s something to feast...

PUBsing at The Jade

Singing songs for smiles

They say there’s safety in numbers so, if you’re a shower singer looking for an opportunity to step onto a new stage, PUBsing could be your chance to shine!

Sarah Boese in front of the Box Factory mural

Art unwrapped

What do seventy cans of paint, ninety hours of painting and one determined artist create? A stunning two-storey mural! Tucked in a courtyard off Hutt Street, artist Sarah Boese worked tirelessly atop a scissor lift for...

MLC Building (c. 1968)

The beauty in buildings

In the first of a short series of articles showcasing some of the significant examples of 20th Century architecture in the CBD and North Adelaide, Meagan Cox (City of Adelaide’s Project Consultant – Heritage)...

Christmas craft

A sustainable season

Big or small, every positive action you take to help protect the environment can make a difference. This festive season, show the planet some love while also saving your hip pocket. Here are some tips to get started...

Vintage clothes

Slow fashion

The thrill of having the latest trend at your fingertips within days is coming at a big cost, with 6,000 kilograms of clothing being dumped into landfill every 10 minutes. As instant gratification consumerist culture...

Muriel Matters aboard the WFL 'Vote for Women' Caravan

Muriel Matters: Adelaide’s daring suffragist

One of Adelaide’s most fascinating historic female figures, Miss Muriel Lilah Matters (1877-1969) is currently the subject of an exhibition in the City Library’s History Hub. Presented by the City of Adelaide Archives...

East End fashion-ation

There’s the ease of online clothes shopping and then there’s all the benefits of getting up close and personal with the products: appreciating the vibrancy of hand-printed silks, experiencing the fluidity of how a piece...

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