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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...

Beeswax wrap

Now THAT’S a wrap

Did you know the beeswax produced by a honey bee can be used to create an alternative to plastic wrap? Charmaine Thredgold from The Reskill Project shares a simple six step guide she’s put together with the help of...

Blue banded bee

‘Bee’ creative in your own backyard

You may have noticed the buzz about bees lately, stemming from a growing concern about their disappearance from our backyards and gardens. Bees pollinate almost 80 per cent of our food and many of our native plants, so...

Turtle Mural Sarah Boese

Thinking outside the box

A collaborative community mural is set to add a splash of colour and local character to the neighbourhood surrounding the city’s south-east Box Factory Community Centre – and you could influence its design! A two-storey...

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