Tag: Southbank

‘The Events’ at the Malthouse Theatre

‘The Events‘ is a play about a community-shattering act of violence. Each night actors Catherine McClements and Johnny Carr are joined on stage by a different Melbourne choir to tell the story. Before we even entered the theatre the foyer was…

‘Skylight’ with the Melbourne Theatre Company

When attending a Melbourne Theatre Company production, I am always confident of two things. One, the script will be interesting. Two, the set design will be excellent. ‘Skylight‘ delivered on both of these elements. The story takes place over a…

Jack Daniel’s Barrel House pops up on Southbank

Jack Daniel’s whiskey is know the world ’round. Straight out of Lynchburg, Tenneessee, it’s one company that makes this American’s heart sore with pride. 150 years old this year, they’ve set up one of their iconic whiskey barrel houses along the…

A little ‘Schmaltz’ at The Malthouse Theatre

Daniel Schlusser invites audiences to ‘soar like an eagle covered in cheese’ this Valentine’s weekend with the production of ‘Schmaltz‘ at the Malthouse Theatre. Clearly this theme struck a chord with Melbourne audiences, as the Tower Theatre was packed to the rafters…

The Barre and Turbine – two new bars to check out

It’s a full-time job keeping up with all the restaurant launches and revamps in Melbourne. A tough job, but someone’s gotta do it. Those someones are us, the team at The Plus Ones. Here we spotlight two of the newest places…

Wine House’s Spanish Wine Masterclass

I love wine. Period. I show up at wineries and wine tasting nights, dressed slightly South Yarra, part Fitzroy hipster.  I act like a wine connoisseur – carefully swirling the juice in the glass, ever-so-daintily whiffing the rim, scrunch my…

Circa’s Carnival of the Animals: beatboxing to aerial acrobatics

Circa’s ‘Carnival of the Animals’ follows a group of acrobatic performers as they journey to their circus home to perform. Along the way they take on the persona of a variety of animals, including butterflies, cats, chickens, elephants and frogs. This…

The best events we attended in September

Melbourne, you just keep getting better and better. In September, we darted between launch parties for Melbourne’s new Southbank market, a pirate tavern, Scribble Creative’s salon featuring an independent publisher, the opening of a new Thai restaurant in Collingwood, and…

‘They Saw a Thylacine’ at The Malthouse Theatre

Third time’s a charm. I missed ‘They Saw a Thylacine’ at both the Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe Festivals (not to mention the resulting tour from their Tour Ready award). So I was delighted to attend the show’s opening night at…

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Melbourne’s Best September Events

Like a hibernating grizzly, Melburnians are set to emerge from their winter caves and leap into spring! Here’s what we can’t wait to experience: Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (28 Aug. to 4 Sept.) – There’s so much fun to be had during…