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MU­SIC

MOZART @ EL­DER 1 June 11, El­der Hall

The young Aus­tralian con­duc­tor, Nathan Aspinall opens the ASO’s 2014 Mozart @ El­der se­ries with Mozart’s grand over­ture to his opera Idome­neo. Celia Craig, the ASO’s prin­ci­pal oboe, per­forms his clas­si­cally in­spired, lyri­cal Oboe Con­certo. Closes with Haydn’s witty Lapoule (The Hen). 11.30am, North Tce, city, $25/ adult, aso.com.au

JACKIE WIL­SON SAID June 8, The Kings Ho­tel

In­die rock and fan­tas­tic ’80s tunes with DJs Marc Mor­rell, Chris­tian Scutt and Mark Yusef Wil­son play­ing The Smiths, ABC, Talk­ing Heads, Mad­ness, The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Ra­mones, Blondie, New Or­der, Span­dau Bal­let, The Clash and, as the ti­tle of the night sug­gests, Dexy’s Mid­night Run­ners (above). 7pm-2am, 357 King Wil­liam St, city, free, bit.ly/Jack­ieSaid

ISAAC DE HEER

June 7, The Wheat­sheaf

Folk singer-song­writer Isaac de Heer has sup­ported Tem­per Trap, Luke Steele, Josh Pyke and Fink (UK) – and brings a swag of new tracks to Ade­laide. 9pm, 39 Ge­orge St, The­bar­ton, free, wheat­sheafho­tel.com.au

THE YEAR­LINGS ALL THE WAN­DER­ING AL­BUM PRE-RE­LEASE PARTY June 8, The Wheat­sheaf

Brood­ing bal­lads, rolling roots over­layed with evoca­tive sto­ries of coun­try, travel, love and long­ing. 4pm, 39 Ge­orge St, The­bar­ton, $10/ticket, wheat­sheafho­tel.com.au

ARTS

THE NA­TURE OF LINE Un­til June 15, Royal South Aus­tralian So­ci­ety of Arts

New York-born R.W. Eighty Eight trained in the United States, Europe and Aus­tralia and has suc­ceeded in es­tab­lish­ing a unique tech­nique that em­ploys pen draw­ings and etch­ings to de­pict the Aus­tralian land­scape in a way that cap­tures its in­cred­i­ble com­plex­ity. Mon-Fri 10.30am-4.30pm, Sat and Sun 1pm-4pm, cnr North Tce & Kin­tore Ave, city, free, rsasarts.com.au

AD­HOC­RACY June 7-9, Vi­tal­statis­tix

Ad­hoc­racy in­vites artists from around Aus­tralia to cre­ate per­for­mances, live art, sounds, in­stal­la­tion in one space. Au­di­ences can con­trib­ute to their cre­ative process by com­ing along and tak­ing part in a pub­lic pro­gram of open stu­dios, artist talks and work-in-progress show­ings. 3pm-mid­night daily, Wa­ter­side Work­ers Hall, 11 Nile St, Port Ade­laide, en­try by do­na­tion, vi­tal­statis­tix.com.au

MOTHER NA­TURE IS A LES­BIAN Un­til July 13, Flin­ders Univer­sity City Gallery

This ex­hi­bi­tion documents the con­tri­bu­tion of SA artists to an era of po­lit­i­cal print­mak­ing. The pas­sion, en­ergy and mo­men­tum for change un­leashed dur­ing the reign of Don Dun­stan and broader move­ments world­wide is cap­tured. State Li­brary of South Aus­tralia, North Tce, city, free, flin­ders.edu. au/art­mu­seum

ANNA MEARES PAINT­ING – FOR THE LIT­TLE HE­ROES FOUN­DA­TION

Auc­tion ends June 8

A very spe­cial work of art for a very spe­cial cause. Olympic gold medal­list Anna Meares has been cap­tured on can­vas by artist and team­mate Rikki Belder and the work is be­ing sold to raise funds for the Lit­tle He­roes Foun­da­tion – sup­port­ing chil­dren liv­ing with cancer and se­ri­ous ill­ness, and their fam­i­lies. It is signed by both the artist and Meares. On­line bid­ding closes to­mor­row, so bid now at bit.ly/An­naMear­esCan­vas

KEEP­SAKE

Opens to­day, runs un­til June 30, Coun­cil of Ob­jects

Mel­bourne based de­signer and il­lus­tra­tor Beth-Emily uses paper, clay and ink to ex­plore the idea of col­lect­ing or ob­tain­ing small items that re­mind us of a spe­cific event or time. Beth-Emily is in Ade­laide for the of­fi­cial open­ing party. Open­ing noon-2pm to­day, 16 Ebenezer Place, city, free, coun­cilo­fob­jects.com.au

EVENTS

UNESCO EX­PERT JAMES RE­BANKS

June 11, Al­lan Scott Au­di­to­rium

James Re­banks de­scribes him­self as a “su­per nerd” on the ben­e­fits of World Her­itage sta­tus. A keen sheep breeder, he lives on a farm in the UK’s Lake District and per­suaded the UK govern­ment to nom­i­nate that land­scape for UNESCO list­ing. He is now an ex­pert ad­viser to UNESCO and wants to help South Aus­tralians tell their sto­ries more ef­fec­tively to vis­i­tors. 5.30pm, Hawke Build­ing, 55 North Tce, free, reg­is­ter at unisa.edu.au/ Busi­ness-com­mu­nity/Hawke­Cen­tre/Events-cal­en­dar/

140 TREA­SURES FOR 140 YEARS OF UNIVER­SITY HIS­TORY

Un­til June 29, Univer­sity of Ade­laide

The Univer­sity of Ade­laide is cel­e­brat­ing its 140th an­niver­sary with an ex­hi­bi­tion of 140 trea­sures from its ar­chives, in­clud­ing a 1578 war­rant signed by Queen El­iz­a­beth I; Sir Arthur Boyd’s

The Cir­cus paint­ings (can be viewed be­tween 1pm-4pm) and a Vene­tian pub­li­ca­tion on astron­omy, pub­lished in 1485. Mon-Thu 8am-10pm, Fri 8am-6pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm, Rare Books and Spe­cial Col­lec­tions, Barr Smith Li­brary, North Tce, city, free, ade­laide.edu.au

OUT­DOORS

FOX MOUN­TAIN BIKE DUATHLON 2014

June 14, Fox Creek Moun­tain Bike Park

En­tries close soon for this unique event that com­bines a trail run through the for­est fol­lowed by a moun­tain bike ride along trails, fin­ish­ing with an­other for­est trail run. Three dif­fer­ent race dis­tances are on of­fer and hire bikes are avail­able. 7.30am, turn off at cnr Cold­store Rd and Croft Rd, Lenswood, $75/ en­duro, foxmtb­d­uathlon.com.au

RIGHT ROYAL FUN RUN

June 22, West Lakes

With 5km and 10km op­tions, this fun, fam­ily event continues to grow each year. En­tries close June 16. 7.30am, Breb­ner Drive, West Lakes, from $22/adult, ath­let­ic­ssa.com.au

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