Underground Cinema’s ‘PATRIOT’ experience

Everything about Underground Cinema is a surprise. The film is secret. The location is secret. All you know is you’re going to watch a movie, interact with actors, and that you should dress a certain way. The UGC team are masters at…

French Theatre Company’s ‘Is Three Really a Crowd?’

‘Is Three Really a Crowd’ is the 87th production for the Melbourne French Theatre (Théâtre Français de Melbourne) in a history that goes back 38 years. Founded in 1977 by Michael Bula and A. David Gorrie. MFT’s latest offering was performed last week in the…

‘Working: The Musical’ at Chapel Off Chapel

I’m a sucker for musicals, beautifully blended voices and a good story or three. All of this means I’m slightly in love with “Working: The Musical” presented by the Queensland Conservatorium’s final year students, bringing their show to Chapel Off…

NICA Pescado

NICA’s Pescado: a circus-cabaret fusion

Picture yourself slowly walking from the sunny shores of Venice Beach and descending slowly beneath the breaking waves, into the world where scuba divers DJ and the circus ringmaster oddly resembles a tubby bearded walrus.  This and other fishy characters,…

Film Review: Gemma Bovery

Gemma Bovery is the modern and very beautiful retelling of Gustav Flaubert’s classic novel, Madame Bovery. Based on the graphic novel by Posy Simmonds, director, Anne Fontaine (Coco before Chanel) presents her Gemma Bovery in flashback through the eyes of Martin Joubert (Fabrice Luchini), as…

Audi Festival of German Films: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Audi Festival of German Films is one of the highlights of my year — and I’m not just saying that because I’m dating a German guy. We love our film festivals at The Plus Ones, and the German Film…

Shifty Chèvre: cheesy delights in Fitzroy

As far as I’m concerned there cannot be enough fine wine and great cheese places in Melbourne. Shifty Chèvre fits this most glorious of bills. The Shifty team, Tom, Noemi, and Alex, saved a prime location on Brunswick Street from becoming…

St. Jerome’s Rooftop Glamp

We love it when a group of  like-minded people come together and create something special. With St. Jerome’s Rooftop Hotel Melbourne has gained (temporarily) a gorgeous, green urban landscape in an unused space on one of Melbourne’s most iconic buildings. St. Jerome, The…

Human Rights Arts & Film Festival: The Plus Ones’ guide

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival kicked off on Thursday night in Melbourne with the opening film I Will Not Be Silenced. The film was a story of the courage, resilience, and strength of Australian woman Charlotte Campbell-Stephen, who…