Lion King Melbourne

I was 10 years old when I first watched ‘The Lion King‘ and 19 when the ‘The Lion King’ last came to Melbourne. I missed out that time but I wasn’t going to make the same mistake again. As a…

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

When a Melburnian thinks of France they first think of: “Bonjour, du vin et du fromage merci!” Or if my experience of Aussie guys is anything it could also be: “t’as de beau yeux tu sais?” For a real dose of…

Supergraph – Melbourne’s Graphic Art Fair

We managed to score an early invite to Melbourne’s largest contemporary graphic design exhibition, Supergraph. The event kicked off at the Royal Exhibition Building and will run until 15 February. As I approached the building I noticed that a queue…

Blak Cabaret at Malthouse Theatre

An Aboriginal cabaret show under the stars – what a unique way to spend a night. Malthouse Theatre’s outdoor courtyard plays host to Blak Cabaret, a mélange of music and drag, pathos interspersed with comedy. The overarching plotline centres around…

Riesling Riot

We were promised riesling and boy-oh-boy did we get riesling! I had never been to a ‘Riot‘ before so the promise of 70 of the best riesling producers globally, under one roof and right here in Melbourne, had me humming. The…

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…

February 2015’s Best Upcoming Melbourne Events

It’s the last month of summer and Melbourne is coming alive! There’s so many arts and cultural events on that we can’t even fit them into an appropriately sized post. Make sure to sign up to our newsletter so that we can…

January’s Best Events

Boy, did January shower us with amazing events.  We still found time to check out some of the other stupendous events around the city. From dancing on a boat, to seeing one of Australia’s newest musicals, it was a month…

St Kilda Fest – The Plus Ones’ Guide

St Kilda sometimes seems so far away. It’s not it is less than 10kms from where I live. I shouldn’t need an excuse to get over there but St Kilda Fest, in all its true festival glory provides one helluva…