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Be the Influence Boarder X
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Contact: jess@horizoncg.com.au
Venue: St Kilda Beach, St Kilda Victoria
Date(s): Sat 16 Nov 13
St Kilda is playing host to the world's first national competition for extreme downhill skateboarding - the Be the Influence Boarder X Series which will see up to 32 riders from across the globe compete for the title of World Champion.

The competition combines the best of ramp, street and skateboard skills, with riders racing against the clock on a custom built ramp over a series of ramps, berms, humps and jumps.

Partnered with the the Be the Influence - Tackling Binge Drinking ca... Read more

Lidia Groblicka Retrospective
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8232 0450 or rsasarts@bigpond.net.au
Venue: RSASA Gallery, Level 1 Institute Building Adelaide South Australia
Date(s): From Sun 13 Oct 13 To Sun 03 Nov 13
The Royal South Australian Society of Arts (RSASA) is pleased to present their latest exhibition - Lidia Groblicka Retrospective.

This retrospective exhibition features work by the well known printmaker and artist Lidia Groblicka, who was a Fellow and Honorary Life Member of the Royal South Australian Society of Arts.

You will see her works including prints, paintings, sketches, some of which have never been exhibited. Some of the works will be for sale.

This Lidia Groblick... Read more

Deep South- South Australia's Blues, Roots and Folk Festival
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Contact: 8340 0744 or info@thegov.com.au
Venue: The Govenor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd Adelaide South Australia
Date(s): From Sat 30 Nov 13 To Sun 01 Dec 13
Deep South- South Australia's Blues, Roots and Folk Festival returns for an encore performance this November.The Governor Hindmarsh's main concert area will become The Starry Night Stage, while the venue's dining room will become The Purple Pit which will also host a late night session. The front bar area will be Billy Bob's Barbecue Barn House, hosted by guitarist and singer Billy Bob Rankine. Other Deep South activities will include family friendly ones such as face painting, arts and crafts stalls and a children's menu with the kitchen staying open for all meals until 9pm.Gravy Train Promotions strive to increase awareness of the great and abundant musical talent that is on our own door step. The Festival aims to promote well-established artists and upcoming acts for all to appreciate a... Read more

Dave Hole live
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Contact: 8340 0744 or info@thegov.com.au
Venue: The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Road Adelaide South Australia
Date(s): Wed 23 Oct 13
Legendary Australian slide guitarist Dave Hole is stepping out for his first national tour in eight years, and will play in Adelaide for one night only.Learning his trade in the Western Australian pub scene in the 70s and 80s, Dave Hole shot to international stardom with his highly acclaimed 'Short Fuse Blues' released globally in 1990.Dave Hole is making his long awaited return in a way that fans have always wanted, but until now has never been seen. The tour will be performed in 'Acoustic' mode which is something Dave has resisted for many years.Over the past summer Dave started fooling around with the acoustic idea. Backed by his rhythm section of Roy Daniel and Ace Follington the idea has now progressed into a show that shifts the goal posts again on Dave Holes journey through the worl... Read more

Daniel Crooks exhibition Pan No 11
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8302 0872 or samstagmuseum@unisa.edu.au
Venue: Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia Adelaide South Australia
Date(s): From Thu 10 Oct 13 To Fri 20 Dec 13
Internationally acclaimed artist Daniel Crooks presents a major new exhibition Pan No11 at the Samatag Museum of Art for the Adelaide Film Festival.

The exhibition includes a selection of his works along with the new site-specific work Pan No 11 (cross platform transfer) which responds to the unique architectural qualities of the Museum. The work comprises five concertinaed screens which fill the spacious Lipman Karas Gallery One. Shot in the subterranean world of the New York subway syst... Read more

Commonwealth Bank Ashes Test
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8300 3800
Venue: Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive Adelaide South Australia
Date(s): From Thu 05 Dec 13 To Mon 09 Dec 13
There are few events on the Australian sporting calendar that evoke as much passion as The Ashes Test Series.

Australia and play England for the urn in the second Commonwealth Bank Ashes Test at Adelaide Oval from Thursday 5 March to Monday 9 December. Ticket prices vary. Please refer to the Ticketek website for all options.

Please note: Due to reconstruction work at the Adelaide Oval tickets for the public are limited in 2013. All available tickets are currently sold out. A lim... Read more

Realms of Wonder: Jain, Hindu and Islamic Art of India
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8207 7000 or agsainformation@artgallery.sa.gov.au
Venue: North Terrace, Adelaide South Australia
Date(s): From Sat 19 Oct 13 To Mon 27 Jan 14
Immerse yourself in art inspired by the three great spiritual traditions of India- Jainism, Hinduism and Islam.

Realms of Wonder is the Art Gallery's first major exhibition dedicated exclusively to the art of India. Experience the beauty of more than 200 paintings, sculptures, textiles and decorative art objects dating from the eighth century to the present day.

Many of the works in this exhibition are on display for the very first time. Jain art has never before been comprehensive... Read more

Lights Of Lobethal Festival 2013
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8389 6093
Venue: Township of Lobethal, Lobethal South Australia
Date(s): From Sun 08 Dec 13 To Mon 30 Dec 13
Lights of Lobethal is a well managed community event, unique to South Australia, which is assisted greatly by ETSA Utilities as the Major Sponsor.Each year approximately 800 homes are decorated in lights of many different designs and complexities, which illuminate the town and valley. Each household designs their own display and supplies and pays for their own power.The Festival begins with Carols in the Valley at 7pm on Sunday at the Lutheran Church in the Main Street, followed by the Opening Ceremony conducted in the amphitheatre at the front of the Church at 8.30pm. Special guests will perform the opening ceremony, and then there is the countdown to 9pm with a fireworks display, which heralds the Switching On of the lights.Other special attractions include the Living Nativity and the Ch... Read more

Remembrance Business Breakfast
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Contact: 8275 1039 or cassandra.douglas@health.sa.gov.au
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace Adelaide South Australia
Support Amputee Health at The Repat Hospital by joining exceptional guest speaker, Dr Gill Hicks MBE FRSA at this annual business breakfast. Gill's topic 'When War Finds You' will be an enlightening reflection on her own experiences during the London bombings in July 2005. Gill lost both legs from below the knee and discovered a great inner strength to not only fight for her life that morning, but to learn to walk again using prosthetic legs. Gill visits the Repat Hospital weekly for her rehabilitation needs.Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, this Remembrance Event provides an opportunity for people from all sections of the community, to join together for a time of reflection to acknowledge our Veterans, past and present.An event not to be missed! Book a seat or table of 10 today!. ... Read more

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge City of Adelaide Finish Line
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Contact: 8212 8500 or admin@worldsolarchallenge.org
Venue: Hindmarsh Square/Mukata, Corner of Pulteney and Pirie Street Adelaide South Australia
Date(s): From Thu 10 Oct 13 To Sun 13 Oct 13
Come to the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge City of Adelaide Finish Line and see the cars, meet the teams, experience the passion and determination that it takes to build a solar car and drive it across Australia using nothing but the power of the sun. Teams will be proudly presented to the public at the Official City of Adelaide Finish Line, Hindmarsh Square/Mukata from Thursday 10 October to Sunday 13 October from 9am to 4pm, so bring your national flags to support your favourite team. Book now to test drive the latest in low emission vehicles at Clean Drive Adelaide.Sample the great food that is Fork on the Road from 12pm on Sunday 13 October and be part of a world first and farewell our solar cars as they leave Hindmarsh Square on a parade through the streets of Adelaide at 2pm.. www... Read more

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