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Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Melbourne Fringe Festival gives Melburnians permission to turn into wide-eyed experience junkies: live art, cabaret, dance, circus, parties. From 16 September to 4 October across 160 venues, over 6,000 artists will deliver 400 events across the city. The Plus Ones’ team picked…

Korean Film Festival: The Plus Ones’ top picks

The latest instalment of the Korean Film Festival kicks off September 3rd in Melbourne with a great program of 20 feature films and a range of quirky activities that definitely speak to the unique culture of Korea. Upload a picture of your…

Nando's

Twerks and Peri-perks at Nando’s V.I.P. Mill House Party

Nando’s is a safe bet when the hunger pains are real: tasty, affordable, and omnipresent. But nobody told me they also throw a damn good hoedown. The old Liberty Social club was barely recognisable following the six-month renovation job and…

Visions Shadow Electric

Shadow Electric’s ‘Visions’ fest at Estonian House

The Shadow Electric team are bringing in the end of winter with their latest creative project, Visions. Bringing back to life Estonian House in West Brunswick, the team have yet again pulled out all the stops to revive both winter-beaten…

Glamp bar

Glamp Cocktail Bar Sneak Peek

Have you ever what would happen if Dr Karl or Neil deGrasse Tyson turned their giant-brained sights to the world of alcohol? If they did, I think they’d be a bit like Ben Hehir, bar manager/genius at the amazing new Glamp…

Talk & Taste

Talk & Taste at the Immigration Museum

Over three food coma-inducing afternoons, Talk & Taste delves into Melbourne’s multicultural food landscape through a series of informal talks.  Part of the Talk & Taste experience is the Immigration Museum exhibitions, which explore who we are and where we…

Savage in Limbo

Q44 Theatre’s ‘Savage in Limbo’

Who knew there was such entertainment as top-quality theatre productions at the dark end of Richmond? Not me, at least not until Thursday night when I was invited to see the opening night of director Gabriella Rose-Carter’s version of ‘Savage…

Rubira’s First Birthday Celebration

Any seafood lovers out there? Rubira’s in North Melbourne sure knows how to put on a good seafood party. I was lucky enough to be invited to Rubira’s first birthday party. Situated on Victoria Street, Rubira’s has a modest storefront….

Gourmet Breakfast at Hash

I live and breathe brekky. My guilty pleasure? Omelettes for dinner. Exotic poached eggs? Maple bacon pancakes? Yes, please. Coffee? Don’t even get me started. Melbourne is naturally the best place to live if you have a love affair with…

Scuro Ristorante

Dinner in the dark with Scuro Ristorante

There are two things I truly love: Pizza, and secrets. Now, when I say I love secrets I mean I love knowing them. None of this being-kept-from business. So I’m sorry, but I’ve been keeping a really big secret from…