Category: events

Comedy Festival Review: Russell Kane

Russell Kane is one cheeky Brit! His Melbourne Comedy Festival show, Smallness, gives us all a bit of perspective as he uses general hilarity to encourage people to live in the present. Kane has a fantastic array of accents and sharp…

Comedy Fest Review: Dolly Diamond

Dolly Diamond is a well-loved character in the Melbourne Drag/Cabaret scene and her fans were out in full force for the sold-out opening night production of ‘Dolly Diamond – The Real Queen of Moomba‘.  The show took the audience on…

Comedy Fest Review: Emily Taylor – Backwards

With inspiration and ideas developed from primary school children between the ages of 6 and 10, Emily Taylor’s show ‘Backwards‘ is a wholeheartedly entertaining show that delves, captures, and plays with the spirit of youth; turning the tables, on occasion,…

Spiegelworld ‘Absinthe’: a vaudeville delight

Spiegelworld’s show ‘Absinthe’ is a rollicking mixture of pure vaudeville. Straight from Las Vegas (where it’s been performing at Caesar’s Palace for four years) the show combines feats of athleticism with singing, circus with comedy. You never know what you’ll be…

Comedy Fest Review: Stephen K Amos

Did you know that Stephen K. Amos’ greatest fear is shitting in public? After having the joy of attending Welcome To My World you’ll know that and a lot more. Amos is a Melbourne Comedy Fest stalwart. His material, though,…

The Plus Ones’ Favourite Events of March

March is one stylish month. We got ourselves gussied up for Dîner en Blanc, then hit the shows at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. In between, we managed our usual juggling feat of attending dozens of events. Here are…

Comedy Fest Review: Wil Anderson

Have You Entered Our Comedy Fest Giveaway? – 13x double passes, one very lucky winner! Did you know Wil Anderson has the power to telepathically control birds? No? That’s because he doesn’t… yet, but he’s checking regularly just in case…

Dîner en Blanc Melbourne 2015: white delight

Imagine 1,000 guests dressed head-to-toe in white, picnicing on white tables, waving white napkins in the air for a photo op. That’s Dîner en Blanc, a worldwide pop-up experience founded in Paris 25 years ago. It’s magical. I first heard about DeB when…

Best Upcoming Events – April 2015

Melbourne in April is all about the Comedy Festival however we scoured 1,000 events occurring in April to find 5 that we can’t wait to get to! Comedy Festival (25 March to April 19) – We pored through 500 Melbourne Comedy Festival shows…