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Reliving 90s Music Mania

Hoop earrings, check!  Glow sticks, check!! Reebok high tops, check!!! White denim, check!!!! I ticked off most of my mental list of 90s fashion must haves before I’d even crossed the foyer of Trak.  Obviously I’m not the only one excited…

Pretty Mama brings Caribbean flavour to Melbourne

Pretty Mama is the latest eatery launching in Melbourne’s West End. The west side of Melbourne’s CBD is going through a culinary uprising of late with many of Melbourne’s famous chefs testing the waters in uncharted territory. The home of…

Saturday Night Fever at Chapel Off Chapel

It’s Saturday night, what you doing on your back? You should be dancing! YEAH! ‘Saturday Night Fever’ is in town for a three-week run at Chapel off Chapel, brought to you by StageArt. The Plus Ones were invited to boogie…

Stacks On – The World’s Happiest Festival

Culture Jam events are something special, they push past the everyday into an experience that is part game, part experiment, part let’s get weird. I have been lucky enough to attend a number of the Culture Jam happenings over the past two years, and every…

Melbourne Music Week: Monolake and Spilt Silo

Techno lovers were out in full force to prove it’s a mainstay genre in Melbourne’s music scene. Stable Music & The Goethe Institute in combination with Melbourne Music Week presented Monolake, Echo Inspectors, and Split Silo in the 2015 flagship…

La Cucina di Sandra – Italian cooking classes

La Cucina di Sandra is much more then just a cooking school. Being welcomed into Sandra’s beautiful home, nestled in the quiet back streets of Richmond, is like escaping to your own little slice of Italy for the evening. On…

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fringe Review: The Reality Event – Suicide + Game

“PLEASE NOTE: This performance may upset those affected by suicide. It is not a space for discussion about the subject of suicide itself; if you are feeling distressed or need to seek help, please call Lifeline 13 11 14 or the…

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fringe Review: Abbott! the Musical

The 14th of September was like waking up from an extended bad dream, Abbott was finally out! That night my sharehouse was in rapture with the news…it was finally over. I was an Abbott hater since the beginning, so I…

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2015: we came, we saw, we frowed

What can we say about Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2015? It was stylish, it was versatile, and it turned Melbourne into the fashion capital of the Antipodes (if not the hemisphere) for a glorious week. Read on to find out about…