Category: culture

The Plus Ones’ Shortlist for May Events

It can be hard to get motivated to go out when the air’s this crisp, but Melbourne — you sure aren’t slowing down on the event front this month! Dig out your winter clothes, throw on a scarf and beanie,…

Gauchito Gil’s World Malbec Day 2017

Gauchito Gil is considered the Argentinian Robin Hood, and Malbecs are Argentinian red wines. Pair the two together, and you get Gauchito Gil’s World Malbec Day. Hosted by Bottle Shop Concepts, and held at the Meat Market in North Melbourne,…

A.C. Grayling

A.C. Grayling presents The Origins and Future of Humanism

The Wheeler Centre has a reputation for bringing world class speakers to Melbourne and I was fortunate to be in the audience of one such speaker, UK philosopher A.C Grayling. Grayling is best known for his books What Is Good?, The God Argument and The Age of Genius. During this event, his…

Three Little Words Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company’s play ‘Three Little Words’

Melbourne Theatre Company’s Three Little Words plays to its audience demographic. On opening night the theatre was packed and the applause were lengthy for the world premiere of Joanna Murray-Smith’s new play. Murray-Smith is a Melbourne-based playwright and no stranger…

Richard III Bell Shakespeare Melbourne

Bell Shakespeare’s Richard III – a total triumph

Kate Mulvaney gives us a Richard unlike any seen before in the world in Bell Shakespeare’s Richard III. (And that’s not just because it’s a woman playing a man.) In a marathon effort of physical and psychological dexterity, including a…

Aladdin Disney musical Melbourne

A Whole New World with ‘Aladdin The Musical’

I am a Disney kid. I grew up on The Lion King, Mulan, and Aladdin. I knew all the lines and sang all the songs, and like all little girls, I wanted to be Princess Jasmine and fly on a…

dracula

Dracula at Frankston Arts Centre

I am one of the rare people who have not seen or read the horror classic Dracula; despite a love for all things scary and gruesome! My knowledge is limited to an awareness that Count Dracula was a vampire, and…

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Brian Greene – A Time Traveller’s Tale

Theoretical physics and quantum mechanics are not easy subjects to understand. Very few people will ever be able to gain a sophisticated understanding of these incredibly complicated subjects, let alone communicate them in a way that is accessible, easy to…