Tag: Prahran

Wine Tasting Event’s Pinot & Yum Cha Extravaganza

Check Out The Team’s New Events Here After a long week at work I was very excited to be venturing south of the river on Saturday for an event littered with some of my very favourite words in the title: rosé,…

‘Dreamgirls’ the musical at Chapel Off Chapel

It’s been 24 hours, and I’m still humming away my happy memories of watching the opening night of ‘Dreamgirls‘ at Chapel Off Chapel. ‘Dreamgirls’ is known best as the 2006 film with Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson, but is based on the Tony…

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,…

The Road to Woodstock: Joan Baez & Bob Dylan in song

‘The Road to Woodstock’ is a four-person musical journey through the life of folk singer Joan Baez during the 1960s, when she was a prominent activist through her music. Joan Baez has long been one of my favourite musicians, so…

Good Beer Week 2015: The Plus Ones’ Guide

Good Beer Week is a lie. It’s actually more than a week: nine days of the best craft beer from around the world, a convergence of spectacular beer-related events. May 16-24 sees 250 events at 180 venues around Melbourne. How does…

Stonnington Jazz Festival 2015 – The Plus Ones’ Guide

CLICK HERE TO WIN AN EXCLUSIVE JAZZ EXPERIENCE (worth $400) The City of Stonnington has convinced the superstars of Australia’s jazz elite to descend upon Prahran, South Yarra and Windsor for an eleven-day jazz extravaganza. The festival will run from 14-24 May 2015 and promises…

Melbourne Comedy Fest Review: Avenue Q

Have You Entered Our Comedy Fest Giveaway? – 13x double passes, one very lucky winner!  I am a lover of musicals, a sucker for well-controlled lewd comedy, and have fond memories of mupperty from my childhood. To have all of these aspects…

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2015: The Plus Ones’ Picks

Every year we look forward to the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. For a glorious fortnight, hundreds of events elevate Melbourne from culinary capital of Australia to — we daresay — the culinary capital of the world. (Yeah, you heard us.)…

Dreams From The Second Floor – NICA

Have you ever wanted to just run away and join the circus? The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), affiliated with the University of Swinburne, is the only circus accreditation school of its kind in Australia. In a way I…

Millinery heaven at The Eternal Headonist launch party

Hats, glorious hats. Fascinators galore. They’re everywhere in Melbourne during the Spring Racing Carnival. And at The Eternal Headonist launch party, they were elevated to art. Held at the Anna Pappas Gallery in Prahran, as I walked in (past the…