Every Tuesday + Friday, 10:45am plus Sunday, 4pm: Seniors on Screen 2016 - see the full program of films at their website. The Mercury plays host to a vast array of Film Festivals from around the globe as well as ones made up on the spot. Some are regulars, some are one-offs but always worth keeping an eye on! Not to mention the opening night parties…
February 3, 2017, 10 pm, Hacienda. Coming down under for Australia Day Long Weekend to Pound Your Cake. Influenced by Divine + Britney Spears, named after a marijuana strain, Alaska Thunderfuck (drag name of Justin Honard) was born and raised in Erie, PA, and joined Sharon Needles' Pittsburgh drag crew, the Haus of Haunt, then in 2012, RuPaul's Drag Race. 2015 debut album: Anus.
February 13 - March 18, 2017 at The Bakehouse. With 25 different shows and a whole range of new performers who are keen to strutt their stuff and make your Fringe experience memorable. Includes Feb 27–Mar 4, 9pm, BUCKS (or A Bag of D*cks) presented by Bad Ducks Co. Male rituals and modern mateship... it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Then it's hilarious.
February 16 – March 19, 2017 at Rundle Park, East Terrace. The Garden’s full program TBA December 2, to include some of Australia’s most loved comedians with new shows: Dave Hughes, Wil Anderson, Judith Lucy and Denise Scott; musicians The McClymonts and Blanc de Blanc; plus LIMBO, Fear and Delight, and Cantina.
February 17 - March 19, 2017. Festival of comedy, cabaret, theatre and a host of shows by rising and established performers. Each Fringe over 300 independent venues open their doors to performing and art & design events - traditional theatres, pubs, churches, vacant buildings, offices, and even the occasional bus!
March 3-19, 2017. Writers Week 2017 - latest in 56 years of outstanding presentations of internationally acclaimed theatre productions; eclectic world-class music, arts performances, dance, film screenings, renowned writers and striking visual arts displays during the warm days and starry nights of March.
April 14, 2017, 8pm-5am at Young Tokyo/ Sugar, 274 Rundle Street, Adelaide. "At This Never Happened, we invite you into a space where the only thing that matters are the people in that room, the music and the magic that happens when those things interact. An event where the dancefloor will be a phone and photo-free space."
October, 2017. Biennial event - Australia’s premier film event launching new films, art and interactive projects to national and international audiences. This year unlocking the vault for a few hand-picked cinematic treats for ADL Film Fest 2017. Previous years line-up included films from 49 countries, 64 Australian premieres, 23 world premieres and over 47,000 patrons.
October 20 - November 5, 2017 (TBC). The Adelaide Queer Cultural Festival curated arts festival for the LGBT community, with performers from all over the world; theater, cabaret, comedy, film, forums, literature, dance, visual arts, tourism, sports, and other events. Also Pride March. forums, tours, community events, Picnic-in-the-Park. Events at venues throughout South Australia.
October 21, 2017 (TBC) Saturday LGBTQ Pride march gathers at Light Square / Wauwi. at 5:30pm, departs 6:30pm for to Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga via Morphett and Gouger streets.