Author Archives: melbourne

A little ‘Schmaltz’ at The Malthouse Theatre

Daniel Schlusser invites audiences to ‘soar like an eagle covered in cheese’ this Valentine’s weekend with the production of ‘Schmaltz‘ at the Malthouse Theatre. Clearly this theme struck a chord with Melbourne audiences, as the Tower Theatre was packed to the rafters…

Brunswick Music Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Brunswick Music Festival is one of the most joyous events on Melbourne’s annual calendar. Kicking off on the 6th of March with the Sydney Road Street Party, there is hardly a venue or soul who doesn’t find themselves caught up…

Pause Festival 2016

I was giddy with anticipation when the email “Your Daily Guide to Pause Fest” arrived. With the creative tech conference spanning three full days and a myriad of additional events throughout the week (many of which are free), Pause Fest…

Piknic Électronik

After delighting the hearts of doofers and electronic lovers during its inaugural season, Piknic Électronik Melbourne has pulled out all the stops for a stellar 2016 season at its new home, The Paddock in Federation Square. Starting out in Montreal…

The Crafty Squire Boilermaker Class

If you read my little resume at the end of this article you’ll see that I’m no stranger to a good glass of Scotch. As a born and bred German, beer also ranks highly in my diet. Therefore it’s easy…

Vietnamese Street Food Masterclass

“In Vietnamese cooking, everything is about texture,” the mantra played through my mind as I kneaded, stretched, and rolled bread dough into baguette form. Soon I would have a steaming bun of freshly baked baguette goodness – a crispy shell…

Circus Oz: front splits – 3 minutes – go!

Have you ever wanted to run away and join the circus? It’s not too late! But perhaps you should try a few circus skills classes before you pack your bags. Circus Oz offers a range of courses in all things circus-y,…

Zoo Twilights series at the Melbourne Zoo

There’s no cooler place to be on a Friday night than the Melbourne Zoo. Thanks to the Zoo Twilights series, you can enjoy some of the biggest names in music (think: José González) amidst the trees and the animals. I’d been wanting…

The Age Lunar Night Markets in Melbourne

There’s something to do in the Docklands! The Age Lunar Markets feature waterfront food stalls in celebration of Chinese New Year. The Plus Ones happily came out for a guided tour to kick off the opening night. We strolled along…