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Adelaide Fringe 2015

Adelaide Fringe 2015

Date posted: 17 February 2015

Psi-Plantae Opening Night Event

Saturday 28 February, 6:30-10pm
$15/$13

This is your opportunity to see the Bicentennial Conservatory transformed into an organic oasis of lights, colour and sound.

Come and experience this plant music installation, where the plants are the instruments.

The evening also features a one-off, live interactive performance by Sacred Resonance (Darren Curtis and Bradley Pitt) and Little Scale (Sebastian Tomczak), that will take you on a journey of bio-soundscapes directly captured and translated from the plants.

There will also be still and moving image, and a geometric icosahedron – a 20 faced object – that will be installed in the BiCon just for the evening.

Wine available from Fox Creek Wines.

Don’t miss this rare chance to be in the Bicentennial Conservatory after dark, and experience an organic oasis of lights, colour and sound.

Visit the Adelaide Fringe website for more information and to book.

Psi-plantae

28 February – 9 March 2015
Bicentennial Conservatory, Adelaide Botanic Garden (map reference F19)
10:00am – 4:00pm
Free

As part of the 2015 Adelaide Fringe program the Bicentennial Conservatory in Adelaide Botanic Garden will become the backdrop for bio-symphonic installation, Psi-plantae. Between 28 February and 9 March the installation, created by Sacred Resonance, will explore the question, can plants communicate? The already enchanting experience of the conservatory will be enhanced for visitors as they encounter plants projecting their inner thoughts through music.

Visit the Adelaide Fringe website for more information and to book.

A Summer’s Day Botanical

28 February 2015
Restaurant lawn, Adelaide Botanic Garden (map reference G10)
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Free

Under the magnificent trees on the Botanic Gardens Restaurant lawn (map ref G10) the world renowned SA Police Band will present a free family concert, A Summer’s Day Botanical. Featuring the band’s many talented instrumentalists and vocalists visitors will enjoy a selection of light classics and well known songs. Bring your own picnic and rug.

Visit the Adelaide Fringe website for more information.

Mr Badger tells the story of The Wind in the Willows

21, 22 and 28 February 2015
Friends Gate, Adelaide Botanic Garden (map reference B12)
Various times

A delightful, intimate storytelling performance of Kenneth Grahame’s much loved classic, The Wind in the Willows. First published in 1908 the story celebrates friendship and the joys of the natural world, and this lively re-telling entertains youngsters and satisfies devotees alike.

Mr Badger, in his own kindly way, tells the story of Toad, Ratty and Mole and their adventures on the Riverbank, the Open Road, the Wild Wood and Toad Hall. With the help of small hand-made models of scenes and characters, he presents children with the chance to enter an imaginary world.

Mr Badger tells the story of The Wind in the Willows is suitable for all ages from 5 to 95 and presents an ideal shared experience for grandparents and their grandchildren.

This unique performance has toured to over 200 libraries in south-eastern Australia including the State Libraries in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.

Visit the Adelaide Fringe website for more information and to book.

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