Category: festivals

One Infinity at The Coopers Malthouse

When Director and Choreographer Gideon Obarzanek listened to Jun Tian Fang and Genevieve Lacey play inside a closed room in Beijing, he was instantly connected to something bigger than himself. By joining hands with composer Max de Wardener to craft…

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Bare Beckett poetics enchant in McGovern’s Watt

In a postmodern world, after two world wars, we are now caught up in the busy noise of the digital, the technical, and the experiential. Arts Festival’s need to wow and offer larger than life events. In Tom Creed and…

Fire Gardens at Melbourne Festival

As Melbourne International Arts Festival (MIAF) artistic director Jonathan Holloway puts it: October is for MIAF and November is for sleeping. So while others chose to be snug in bed, The Plus Ones headed off to see Melbourne’s famous Royal…

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A Classic Night Out at Lexicon’s Contemporary Circus

We’re a bit spoilt when it comes to circus in Melbourne – with Circus Oz in residence, The Melba Spiegeltent hosting events year round, and emerging artists showcasing their talents during Melbourne Fringe. So when the Melbourne International Arts Festival…

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Gravitational Waves – Seeing Art in Science

Science and art are colliding like never before. Whereas once seen as distinct and separate disciplines, they are now forming a symbiotic alliance and generating immense creative possibilities for us to enjoy. Like all good trends, this is popping up…

Pinot Palooza – The Wine Lover’s Paradise

Wine lovers, get ready for the Christmas of wine, as Pinot Palooza comes to Melbourne this Saturday! Pinot Palooza is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever before! Over 100 styles of Pinot will be on display from top…

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Rhymezone Drawing Crowds at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

The patrons for this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival were spoilt for choice when it came to high quality improvised theatre. The variety was especially noticeable, and Rap Rap Rappin’ on Heaven’s Door, a completely improvised rap musical, was especially drawing…

Eggsistentialism at the Melbourne Fringe 2018

If you happen to be a woman in your 30s there is a 99.9% chance that someone has questioned you about your re-productive plans. It is rather astonishing how what we do with our body appears to be everybody’s business…

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Sleepover Gurlz at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fringe performances have been known to experiment with interesting spaces as part of creating quirky atmospheres. Some have been set in car parks, some in swimming pools, and some even use the city blocks of Melbourne as a roving setting….