Category: festivals

White Night Melbourne

White Night Melbourne: The Plus Ones’ guide

White Night: White Night whispers promises of all-night wonderment from 7pm-7am. There are big projections, roving performance, and centralised music stages. Here are our top picks. Outside The Box – 7pm-7am Lonsdale Street ( between Swanston & Russell) Graffiti art face off…

Ballarat Beer Festival

From Ballarat to Beerllarat: craft beer in regional Victoria

The Ballarat Beer Festival provided an excellent reason to escape the city for the day and go on a mini adventure. My intrepid plus one and I boarded the V-Line with a number of other Melbourne based beer enthusiasts for…

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New musical details Bushranger’s secret love

A musical about a gay bushranger, once a Pastor, whose death wish was to be buried beside his one true love. At the doorstep of what we sometimes call ‘Australia Day’, premiere Australian musical Moonlite celebrates our untamed colonial history…

Melbourne Women In Film Festival

The Plus Ones’ Guide to the 2018 Melbourne Woman In Film Festival

The Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF) kicks off in the last week of February with a well-crafted program including contemporary and classic feature films, short movie screenings, and eye-opening panels and discussions. Supporting the work of women screen practitioners across…

So Frenchy So Chic Melbourne

So Frenchy So Chic In the Park in 2018

If you can’t afford a trip to Paris and are still a Francophile, then the So Frenchy So Chic festival is for you. Held at Werribee Park, the gardens were in full bloom — a beautiful setting for the day….

the pleasure garden melbourne

The Pleasure Garden rocks Catani Gardens in St. Kilda

The Pleasure Garden was back for its-much awaited second installment at the lush Catani Gardens in St. Kilda. It was one of the most-praised events last year. Somehow, the team managed to raise the bar yet again in 2017. The…


Monster Fest 2017 Closing Night Film Review: ‘Revenge’

Brilliantly self-assured debut feature that serves as a reminder for just how visceral cinema can be. Early on, something happens in Coralie Fargeat’s thriller Revenge that’s so implausible, so difficult to let pass as a believable turn of events in…