Category: dancing

Rehab Radio’s Decentralised Dance Party

300 people in costumes dancing through the streets with boomboxes. That’s Rehab Radio‘s Decentralised Dance Party. And it’s just as amazing as it sounds. What’s a DDP? In the words of Rehab Radio: “A DDP consists of hundreds of Party People,…

Stonnington Jazz Festival 2015 – The Plus Ones’ Guide

CLICK HERE TO WIN AN EXCLUSIVE JAZZ EXPERIENCE (worth $400) The City of Stonnington has convinced the superstars of Australia’s jazz elite to descend upon Prahran, South Yarra and Windsor for an eleven-day jazz extravaganza. The festival will run from 14-24 May 2015 and promises…

Fourcolours

I hadn’t been to an event organised by the Realityworks team before but I had heard good things. The team has organised festivals around Melbourne for the last 15 years and like many event organisers pondered about what next… The answer…

Bodytorque.DNA – Contemporary Ballet

What is Bodytorque.DNA? Is it ballet? Is it dance? I quickly learned that it was going to be the story of the human body — ballet style. Five works by five choreographers are performed by 38 dancers. It was the 10th Bodytorque but…

Festival of Live Art – Dance Party

When I first heard murmurs of a Live Art Dance party…well it was like a flame to a moth. There was no way I could pass up going to an unique experience like this. The dance party was a part of…

Cajun dance workshops

Who wants to learn Cajun dancing? We do! Ruki and I wrangled up some friends on Monday night and hightailed it down to The Testing Grounds for some live music and dance lessons. It was a perfect random Melbourne night….

What To Do At Moomba

The annual Moomba festival is back! The festival was first held to mark the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Melbourne in 1954. I’m not sure she has ever been back to festival but is now moving into its 60th…

Burns Night: whisky, poetry, and haggis

Bagpipes, whisky, haggis, tartan, ceilidh dancing, and poetry recited in broad Scots accents. What’s not to love about Burns Night? Burns Suppers/Nights have held around the world since 1802, commemorating the life and times of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet…