Opening Night | A walking tour of our local art galleries, boutiques and eateries…
To celebrate the opening of Fringe Benefits‘ new art gallery, Trigger, the East Hindley neighbourhood is keeping its doors open late on Wed 1 Sep from 5pm – 7pm.
Pick up a map from the Adelaide Fringe at 105 Hindley St or from stores displaying the Opening Night poster to see where you can go, what you can see and the SPECIAL DEALS on offer!
Trigger | 105 Hindley St
Initiated by Fringe Benefits, Trigger gallery is Adelaide’s newest space for emerging artists and curators. It’s first exhbition, You Were (b) Right is curated by Riley O’Keeffe and comprises of works that will draw you in with their colourful exterior, only to reveal themselves as deadly serious.
Format | 15 Peel St
Format will showcase two events at Opening Night…‘As Above, So Below’, directed by local emerging curators Brigid Noone and Riley O’Keeffe – will be an exploration of space, offering, devotion and the suspension of illusion. Transforming the ‘gallery’ space into a maze of caves, with pockets of art, creating shrine-like areas of personal sanctuary and…
‘STAN CAN EAT 51 EGGS’ – Holy crap, Format made a book! It’s probably got a picture of you in it. You should probably buy a copy. Come along to the launch of the inaugural “Format Annual” – a matte finish compilation of all the best art, music and lolz of Format Festival 2010.
Magazine | 1 Clubhouse Lane
Magazine Gallery will keep the wrought iron fence open late for Opening Night and invites you in to see (and touch) the 3D objects by artist and designer duo – Alison Smiles and Caren Ellis. Objectophile is an affectionate exhibition which showcases the couple’s obvious chemistry across many mediums and is a perfect snapshot of their career’s to date.
East Hindley Special Offers:
Casablabla, 12 Leigh St
Step inside the multicultural tapas lounge bar, Casablabla and you will be instantly transported to an exotic land with inspiration from Morocco, Turkey, Bali and Cambodia. Casablabla is offering an exclusive package for Opening Night wanderers – $50 for a bottle of wine and dinner for two!
Imprints, 107 Hindley St – open until 9pm
Imprints bookstore is known for its beautifully curated collection and hand-selected titles. Stepping into their lovely store is going to be all the more easy with 20% off all full-priced books this Opening Night.
Mens Room, 89 Hindley St
The Mens Room are knocking off a pink Queen Liz ($5) for any hair cut appointments made on the night… or anyone mentioning Opening Night when they pop in to see this classic two-chair barber shop!
The Comic Shop, 16A Peel St
The Comic Shop has been doing comics for longer than Gen Y was a generation. So don’t talk to Wally about manga, buy anything worthwhile and he’ll do you a deal! We geekishly recommend the early marvel compendiums which Wally politely informed us are actually called: trade paperbacks!
Rigonis Bistro, 27 Leigh St
Rigonis Bistro are an Adelaide and East Hindley institution that’s been serving fantastic Italian food for more than three decades! After you’ve finished having a look at the galleries head into Rigonis on Opening Night for dinner and wine and get 10% knocked off the bill.
Lustre Galleries, 18 Peel St
Lustre Galleries is a new addition to the neighbourhood and blends a workshop, retail and gallery space all in the one! Christine stays open late anyway but come by with your Opening Night map and she’s happy to talk about a cheeky 10% discount.