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Victorian Aerial Awards show provides jaw dropping tricks

‘When all else fails, join the circus’. Those were the words of wisdom from seventeen-year-old Miranda Walker, the winner of the Jaw Dropping Tricks Award at the first Victorian Aerial Awards ceremony this December.   Miranda, ‘That Circus Freak’ on Facebook, posts…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Shakespeare in Therapy’

On arrival at Sharmini Kumar’s ‘Shakespeare in Therapy‘, a self-help group set in the afterlife, I was directed to write a nametag for myself. Then I took my seat in the circle of plastic chairs. Was I going to be…

A Fan’s Notes vegan degustation

$40 for a five-course degustation sounds too good to be true. A Fan’s Notes has proven otherwise with a degustation rivalling those of its more expensive competitors. The degustation menu is offered weekly on Friday and Saturday nights and alternates…

Prisonbreak and Biohazard Escape Rooms at Trapt

On a dark, damp night we descended below the streets of the CBD to enter a world of prisoners and biohazards. Trapt runs escape rooms packed with puzzles to challenge your brain and encourage cooperation. The escape rooms are interactive…

Exitus Escape Room at Strike Melbourne Central

If you are a fan of being locked in a room with six of your nearest and dearest (or perhaps your enemies) and solving puzzles to escape an evil computer intent on destroying you then this is the escape room…

Adelaide’s Festival Scene – Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival

Here at The Plus Ones we pride ourselves on being across Australia’s festival scene. Adelaide has long been on our ‘to-do’ list. Its reputation for festivals is first-class, and I can’t believe it has taken us this long to get there! The…

Comedy Festival: Ryan Coffey – Beat

There is much to like about a show that Ryan Coffey puts together for a festival run. With the combination of highly impressive loop pedal harmonies, witty rhymes, and engaging narrative within the content and presentation of his stand-up portions,…

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2015: we came, we saw, we frowed

What can we say about Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2015? It was stylish, it was versatile, and it turned Melbourne into the fashion capital of the Antipodes (if not the hemisphere) for a glorious week. Read on to find out about…

45 Downstairs – Melbourne’s Underground Theatre

45 Downstairs is underground theatre, literally and culturally. The underground space has added to the cultural hotspot that is the Exhibition St end of Flinders Lane for many years now and as a guest I always enjoy the descent down several flights of stairs,…

Electro Swing Boat Party

Put on by the Intergalactic Crew, we were in for a treat. A night of electro swing is usually enough for most people but not these guys — they coupled it with a boat cruise. We jived our way through three…