Kaleidoscope Arts Magazine

Kaleidoscope is an Arts Magazine program designed to bring the music, drama and literature  in the Adelaide community, and wider afield, to 5mbs listeners.  It is presented by Emily Sutherland. and can be heard each Wednesday at 6.00pm with a repeat on Saturday 11.00am.or listen to the podcast.

There’s news about the Cabaret and Guitar Festivals, some Blues guitar, a close up look at SIX THE MUSICAL, and a special concert featuring a Violin and a Viola in duo.

Louise Blackwell

Louise Blackwell

Louise brings Love on the Left Bank, featuring the songs made famous by Juliette Greco in the period just after WWII in Paris. An original production, directed by Catherine Fitzgerald, with musical director Mark Simeon Ferguson. A rare chance to be immersed in a  legendary period in Paris. Don Dunstan Theatre, 17 June 7.00pm


Cal Williams backstage at Her Majestys Adelaide
Cal Williams Jr playing backstage at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide

Noted Blues player, recording artist, performer and teacher, Cal Williams Jr is once more organising the Blues Guitar Workshop as part of the Guitar Festival. The school runs from the 11-15 July for beginners to intermediate performers aged 12+. Cal brought his guitar to the studio and gave us a couple of numbers.

Photo of Cal Williams playing guitar in the 5mbs studio

Hear Cal playing in the 5mbs studio in the podcast



Six wives of Henry VIII

Louise Withers

Producer of SIX THE MUSICAL, Louise is the best person to talk to about the musical which is playing to packed houses all over the world. At Her Majesty’s Theatre from the 21 May to 12 June you will have the chance to hear the all Australian cast and crew show you why it is so successful.

Check the opening number on Youtube


Jonathan Glonek

Jonathan Glonek, violin, together with Heidi Von Bernewitz, viola play duos, play dis by Pleyel, Mozart and Fuchs on Saturday at Diverse City 116 Grote Street 3-5pm. Relaxed atmosphere where you can drink wine, lounge on a sofa, and relax with beautiful music.

Book at Trybooking. $45 for concert wine and cheese platter. $25 for concert.



Josh Pitterman, fresh from Phantom of the Opera, will be singing at the Regal Theatre on 21 May.

Check details at https://www.theregaltheatre.com.au


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