Waterslide bar opening at Southgate

Let’s be clear: there is no actual waterslide at Waterslide Bar. The name ‘Waterslide’ hearkens back to the historical waterchute that used to be located on Southbank, propelling fully-dressed adventure-seekers into the Yarra. Perhaps it’s something the owners of Waterslide can think…

Grey Gardens

Launch of Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens encompasses it all. It’s a cafe. A gallery. A cafe + larder. And the new permanent home of Speakeasy Cinema. It’s a place to relax at by day and return to at night. Housed in a former gallery,…

Hamlet

Bell Shakespeare’s production of ‘Hamlet’

If ever there were a tragedy that delivered some of the best scenes in comedy, Bell Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ would be it. Characters swing from spritely jubilation to sinister deeds, from spurious love-ramblings to savage outbursts. Director Damien Ryan immediately sets us…

Nite Art 2015: The Plus Ones’ guide

On Thursday night Melbourne’s CBD will play host the return of Nite Art. Nite Art is an all-action discovery of five city Precincts including over 40 galleries and event spaces — all happening from 6pm to late on Thursday 23rd July. The Plus…

MINI car

MINI Melbourne + the Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs

Endless grey skies and freezing temps got you down? Can’t face wasting another dark, rainy day indoors? There’s only one cure: jump in a car (preferably a MINI) and head south for the warmth of the Peninsula Hot Springs. I did just that…

‘Swipe Right’ at The Butterfly Club

‘Swipe Right’, as the title suggests, is a hilarious take on the modern art of interaction, dating, and our heavy reliance on devices that aid us in doing so. Dealing primarily with the pursuit of intimacy in the modern age,…

West Side Story

West Side Story at The Arts Centre

You know the story, you’re all too aware of who feels pretty, but it’s unlikely you’ve experienced West Side Story in all of its flamboyant Broadway goodness. Gale Edwards’ new production of the musical opened at the Arts Centre on…

The Plus Ones Guide: Glow Winter Arts Festival 2015

Join us for an exclusive sneak peak on opening night (13 August at 7:30pm) The City of Stonnington’s annual Glow Winter Arts Festival is set to bring some warmth to winter from 13-23 August 2015. The Plus Ones had a…

Once Upon A Table’s Evening Of Enchantment

I go to a lot of events. The good, the great, the greatest and everything in between. Naturally people ask me what makes for a good event. There’s always two constants: experience and the interaction. To this day, one of the…

Milk the Cow

Perfect Match evenings at Milk the Cow

Perfect Match evenings at Milk the Cow prove that you can match anything with cheese. On a chilly Melbourne evening I found myself nestled in the upstairs bar at the Carlton venue. Glasses of tequila and matching cheeses lined the…