Each year as March madness draws ever closer, the cries of arts lovers and festival goers grow louder, echoing the perennial concern over the inconvenient clash of the Clipsal 500 with the Fringe Festival, Adelaide Festival, Womadelaide and more, in what is the busiest week in the Adelaide social calendar.
Lucky for some, those angry cries can barely be heard through the roars of the V8 engines and fighter planes ringing through the usually sleepy city.
And while the clash of cultures rages on, the events continue to pile up as the state government decides what to do to ease the disparately busy period.
So is the Clipsal the monster everyone thinks it is? Should the big race be the one to move? And what are the issues involved with so many events on at the one time? Danni Frangos, Tom Angley and Chris Brunner tackled these important questions and more in this week’s Alley Cat Chat…