Tag: festival

Williamstown Wine and Cheese Fest

Williamstown brings back the Wine & Cheese Fest for its third anniversary, but as they say, age doesn’t matter unless you are cheese or wine. It was the first time for this TPO writer, and I brought along my usual…

The Other Film Festival – The Plus Ones’ guide

The creators of the Other Film Festival want to change the way you think about disability. Films are an effective way to communicate ideas and portray real, lived experience to their audiences, and this film festival presents stories of courage,…

Tell No Tales Festival

It’s safe to say that everyone knows someone in Europe right now. They are probably heading to a festival, or a gig, or a party, or hell even just a dodgy club, and it looks better than your life has…

Splendour in the Grass

Splendour in the Grass

Trading in traditional ponchos and gumboots for a more appropriate singlet and hat, thousands of people assembled for this year’s three day music festival Splendour in the Grass. The headline acts in this years line up contained the likes of The Avalanches, The…

Final Frontier space festival

Who else had ‘astronaut’ on their ‘when I grow up I wanna be’ list? Most of us, right? Well, this new exploration of all things space, The Final Frontier Festival, aims to take you a bit closer to your distant…

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival (3-12 June 2016) fosters a true festival vibe. Its venues span from Monash University to the city and out west to Footscray. The program includes workshops and collaborations with local and international artists – plus…

Comedy Festival: Laura Dunemann – It’s Time For Death

Laura Dunemann has an astonishingly prevalent fear of death, and a show to be proud of as its consequence. ‘It’s Time For Death’ is her debut solo show, dealing with the inevitability of dying, both pessimistic and optimistic attitudes towards…

Next Wave Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Next Wave is an experimental festival that is unique to Melbourne, running 5 –22 May. Occurring every two years it’s almost a month of performances, dance, art installations, photography and experiences that will get you thinking. With 37 projects…