Tag: festival

March 2017: all the events to make your month soar

Melbourne never fails to amuse. March is no exception, with its naked bicycle rides, its festivals with whacky names (Hot Dub Wine Machine), and its crazy-awesome food festivals. Margaritas? Food and film? Donuts and…beer? We have it all in Melbs this…

Asia TOPA Melbourne Time's Journey Through a Room

Asia TOPA festival: ‘Times Journey Through the Room’

A simple interior. A table, two chairs, a vase with two flowers reaching upwards. A curtained window. A fan blowing. There is also a flashing lightbulb highlighting a medium-sized rock, which hints at the earthquake in Japan central to this…

Asia TOPA: The Red Detachment of Women

Asia TOPA (Triennial of Performing Arts) is Melbourne’s newest festival and seeks to showcase Australia’s connection with contemporary Asia. The festival is set to run from February to April across dozens of Melbourne’s key cultural centres. Imagine a feast of…

Sugar Mountain Festival 2017: explore, interact, dance

Sugar Mountain, the annual fusion of art and music, has grown into one of Melbourne’s premier festivals. We were chuffed to be checking out Sugar Mountain this year and it didn’t disappoint. The layout of the VCA complex makes Sugar Mountain the…

The Pleasure Garden festival at Catani Gardens

Last weekend The Pleasure Garden hosted its first shenanigan filled party at Catani Gardens. This festival promised to bring the A game and it delivered on every level. The sun came out at midday, so I put on my favourite…

German Film Fest 2016 – The Plus Ones’ guide to the top films

The German Film Fest is upon us once more with 36 films, including 31 features, five documentaries, and a bonus five kids’ programs. Now in its 15th year, the festival is hitting up Sydney (15-29 November) at Chauvel Cinema and Palace…

Melbourne Dumpling Festival: all the dumplings your heart desires

There is always something exciting about a festival, but a Melbourne Dumpling Festival is something you can really look forward to. Some of Melbourne’s best Chinese restaurants hosted a fabulous event with a mixture of eating, drinking, craft, and entertainment…

The Lost Lands Festival at Werribee Park

I’ve just had one of the best weekends of my life. Never did I think that a festival would exist where I felt completely comfortable that also had amazing music straight out of my favourite playlists. The Lost Lands Festival was…