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The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II at Midsumma

From the creative mind of Sarah Ward, known for Yana Alana, comes a new sci-fi rock opera The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II: Queen Kong in Outer Space as part of the packed Midsumma Festival lineup. With complete disregard for…

TGI Fridays Launches at Chadstone

It’s been a few years since we last visited a TGI Fridays, so when they announced that they were launching a brand new flagship restaurant (and 15th venue in Australia) at Melbourne’s fashion capital, Chadstone Shopping Centre we thought we…

The Pleasure Garden - The Conservatory Stage

The Pleasure Garden is a Wonderland of Delights

Grand installations, whizzing carnival rides and stilt walkers make the Pleasure Garden’s theme of ‘Welcome to Wonderland’ very wonderful indeed. Set in St. Kilda’s Catina Gardens, The Pleasure Garden is the way to celebrate the start of summer in Melbourne…

MSO Plays Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

MSO Plays Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

Following on from sell out performances of The Force Awakens last December and A New Hope in February, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is ‘in Concert’ again, this time with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Over 100 musicians play the well…

Three films you must see at the Japanese Film Festival 2018

It’s that time of year again when cinema lovers, and fans of Japanese culture get together for the Japanese Film Festival (JFF). Presented by The Japan Foundation, JFF is now one of the largest celebrations of Japanese films in the…

Underground Cinema: HOTEL

We’re enormous fans of Underground Cinema — aka UGC — at The Plus Ones. UGC has honed the art of tease and surprise. With the intension of “Taking cinema out of the cinema” the UGC crew screen films in secret locations…

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…