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Russian Film Festival

Russian Resurrection Film Festival 2019: The Plus Ones’ Guide

When it comes to world cinema, we Melburnians are spoiled for choices. After recently plunging into British, Jewish, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Polish Film Festivals, this week we’re sailing away to Russia with Russian Resurrection Film Festival (RRFF) on its…

2019 AAMI Derby Day Melbourne

A glimpse into The Birdcage on AAMI Victoria Derby Day

The Victorian Racing Carnival is one of the highlights of the Australian calendar, and The Birdcage is the ultimate destination inside Flemington’s hallowed grounds. The invite-only VIP area is chock-a-block with movers, shakers, celebrities, media, artists. For the sixth year…

Immerse Yourself in A Midnight Visit

Perfectly timed for the Halloween season, A Midnight Visit invites visitors to step into an alternate world. The immersive theatrical experience embraces a gothic macabre aesthetic. And it’s certainly no ordinary trip to the theatre. Taking over an abandoned warehouse…

Step into a Mysterious World of Illusion and Wonder

The Melbourne International Arts Festival is in full swing, with another diverse calendar of programming. Thought provoking theatre? Check. Dynamic dance? Check. Experimental music? Check. A mentalist creating seemingly impossible experiences inside a mirrored tent? Check. The last item on…

Bourke Street Green opens just in time for Summer

Opening just in time for warm summer nights, and lazy summer days, Bourke Street Green is an open-air oasis in the heart of Melbourne’s concrete jungle. My plus one and I were lucky enough to check it out for an…

Tanglin gin bring their Singapore spirit to Melbourne

We’ve spent the winter warming ourselves with whiskies and stouts. But with hotter weather on the horizon, the Plus Ones team is ready to mix up, shake up, and stir down our drinking options. Thanks to Tanglin gin’s launch party,…

SOCIETY at Melbourne Fringe Festival

New Orleans, just like a good friend you’ve known for years, has several nicknames. The Big Easy, The Crescent City and even simply NOLA come to mind, as does its influential jazz scene and voodoo practices. It goes without saying…

Burnley Brewing’s Bavarian Bierfest

Grab a stein and BYO lederhosen. For the next 24 days Burnley Brewing is celebrating the beloved German beer drinking tradition of Oktoberfest. The team has strong ties to Germany – head brewer Michael Stanzel spent six years in Germany…

YUMMY DELUXE at Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fresh from touring the globe, and picking up the award for ‘Best Cabaret’ at Perth’s notorious Fringe World, the legendary YUMMY is back in Melbourne for Fringe! YUMMY shows have become synonymous with artistic Melbourne drag, circus and world-class burlesque. Their…