Author Archives: melbourne

The Social Studio at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

Imagine a kaleidoscope of colours projected on to the aesthetically pleasing persons of some of The Social Studios models who rocked (in a very performance art, straight-faced way) some streetwear designs in projector screen white. If you imagined a few unicorns galloping…

Whisky Tastings at Boilermaker House

What do you want to do after work? Answer: sit down to a whisky flight and a charcuterie board at Boilermaker House. Tasting sessions run every Thursday, with each week featuring a different theme. Last week I found myself nestled…

Megan Washington

Whiskey and fish with Megan Washington

I’m going to open with a disclaimer– I love Megan Washington. I have adored her since I Believe You Liar came out in 2010 and was blasted through my 16 year old self’s bedroom non-stop, lyrics in margins, the whole…

Flavour Exchange

Spring Flavour Exchange at Fed Square

It’s SPRING! Ready to celebrate the start of a new season, I enthusiastically made my way to Federation Square for the Spring Flavour Exchange. Held quarterly, the Flavour Exchange features seasonal flavours from local Victorian producers.  Armed with a stack…

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…