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Salsa – The Show Launch at Jono’s Piano Bar

Last week The Plus Ones were invited along to the launch of Salsa – The Show,  hosted at Prahran hot-spot, Jono’s Piano Bar. When ever we are lucky enough to be invited along to an event by the fabulous Helen…

Looking for Alibrandi

Albrandi has finally been found – a review

“Looking For Alibrandi” is now showing at the Malthouse Theatre. Based on the beloved novel by Melina Marchetta published in 1992, which was turned into a film in 2000, the story has now been adapted for stage. Directed by Stephen…

Melbourne International Film Festival Celebrates 70 years of Cinema

It’s that time of the year again when cinema lovers of Melbourne brave the arctic weather for a nice big glass of red wine and some truly excellent cinema. Celebrating a monumental 70th program this year overflowing with showcases, buzz-worthy international…

Raise A Glass for World Gin Day

What were you up to on the 11th of June, also known as World Gin Day? I was lucky enough to be trying Citadelle’s new gin: Jardin d’été. The story behind the gin is especially romantic. It is inspired by…

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History Overthrown – SIX The Musical

Fresh from a record-breaking 15-week run at the Opera House, SIX blasts into Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre until 21 August.  After listening to our Sydney friends raving about it for months, we were excited that it was finally heading our way….

Celebrating National Burger Day 2022

Where were you on Saturday, May the 28th? We were celebrating one of our favourite foodie holidays – National Burger Day! This year, we got the opportunity to try Future Farm‘s new plant-based patties and range, adding some vegan flair…

La Cabra – Mexican With a Twist

Launching in the middle of the pandemic, La Cabra has endured their fair share of challenges, but their constant focus on quality food and friendly service have brought them through the other side of the pandemic thriving. We’ve seen La…

Rinky Dink ice skating at Rising Festival

Rising Turns Up The Heat This Winter

After a devastating false start last year due to a snap lockdown, Rising is back with a huge lineup of art, music, food and performance across Melbourne. Three years in the making, the full program is packed full of exciting and…

The magic of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a contemporary, feel-good take on the classic tale, which is now showing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne. This wonderful imagining of the story we all know and love will have you gasping at jaw-dropping transformations…

Become a Student of Spells and Potions at The Wizard’s Den

Calling all aspiring witches, wizards, Harry Potter fans and mixologists alike…put your potion mixing skills to the test in a fun (and tasty) way at the Wizard’s Den. Part theatre show, part escape room, part cocktail making class, The Wizard’s…