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Hot 8 Brass Band Brunswick Music Festival

Brunswick Music Festival: The Hot 8 Brass Band

Watching The Hot 8 Brass Band was always going to make for one hot night – for starters, they have the word ‘hot’ in their name. But not only that, the night was a more-than-balmy 30 degrees and the band…

Hot 8 Brass Band Brunswick Music Festival

Brunswick Music Festival 2017: The Plus Ones’ Guide

One of Melbourne’s longest running and best-loved institutions is back for another year, the Brunswick Music Festival (5-19 March 2017). Kicking off with the infamous Sydney Road Street Party, the festival sees two glorious weeks of incredible music and entertainment…

Chimp Cop Forever MICF

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017: The Plus Ones’ Guide

It’s already March, which means that we are now officially into the month in which the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is about to kick off. It’s an epic fixture of the Melbourne performing arts experience. Many of last year’s favourites are…

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…