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Three unmissable things to do at Melbourne Music Week 2018

Melbourne Music Week (MMW) is here again for another mammoth week of live music, urban exploration and celebration of the worlds (2nd) most liveable city! We have been reporting on MMW since 2012 and truly believe it’s one of the…

Twilight Delights at the Night Noodle Markets

It’s time for aromatic, alfresco dining! Sweet and savory aromas are drifting through the evening air for the next eighteen days as the Night Noodle Markets descend on Birrarung Marr. With over twenty different hawker-style stalls cooking up unique and…

All the excitement of the Lexus Melbourne Cup

Some were calling it the rain that stopped the nation, but despite the wet weather there was no stopping the biggest race of them all, The Lexus Melbourne Cup. The Plus Ones were invited down to experience racing’s biggest day with…

All the highlights from the AAMI Victoria Derby Day Birdcage

Derby Day dazzled in perfect weather on Saturday as over 91,000 people flocked to Flemington to open one of the world’s greatest weeks of racing. The Plus Ones have got you covered for a peep inside the prestigious confines of…

Whisky for everyone at the Starward Distillery!

Starward launched in 2013, capturing hearts and palates with their uniquely Australian whisky and ‘no airs and graces’ attitude. Their first whisky was made from locally grown barley, aged in Australian wine barrels, and matured with Melbourne’s dynamic weather. Owner David…

Art meets science at Brogan’s Way distillery

Brogan’s Way derives its name from 24 year old distiller and a recent graduate, Brogan Carr. She’s a woman with a passion for both science and flavours and one half of the father/daughter duo behind the new Richmond bar and…

Moira Finucane’s Diva Dance Hall Carousel

Nestled in the heart of St Kilda’s iconic Luna Park, The Famous Spiegeltent will deliver magic, music, thrills and spills to audiences this October as part of the Carnival Dreams show. Built in 1920, the intimate pop-up salon made of…

Fire Gardens at Melbourne Festival

As Melbourne International Arts Festival (MIAF) artistic director Jonathan Holloway puts it: October is for MIAF and November is for sleeping. So while others chose to be snug in bed, The Plus Ones headed off to see Melbourne’s famous Royal…

Lexicon Melbourne International Arts Festival

A Classic Night Out at Lexicon’s Contemporary Circus

We’re a bit spoilt when it comes to circus in Melbourne – with Circus Oz in residence, The Melba Spiegeltent hosting events year round, and emerging artists showcasing their talents during Melbourne Fringe. So when the Melbourne International Arts Festival…