Tag: The Plus Ones

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017: Girls Night

Girls Night is back at MICF 2017.  Curator Cath Styles has handpicked thirty or so of the crème de la crème, and the best comics in town… who just happen to be women! Bias intentional:  comedy is seeing a big…

kerala

Kerala X Host – The Collaboration Dinner Series

The team behind We Are Kerala and Host Brunswick have joined forces to present a series of collaboration dinners, showcasing Indian food from the state of Kerala with a fusion twist. Mischa Tropp, together with Laura Neville, create a beautiful…

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017: The Cunning Linguist

John Leung’s 2017 comedy outing has the best title of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Say it aloud three times and you will know what the show is about, too — The Cunning Linguist. Yes, that’s right: etymology, phonetics and the…

personal shopper

Film review: Personal Shopper, An eerie take on the effects of grief

You wouldn’t normally associate highbrow French filmmakers with pulpy genre films and familiar horror tropes. Least of all Olivier Assayas, whose last film, The Clouds of Sils Maria, was a highly unconventional take on a relationship drama and a study…

the young offenders

Irish Film Festival 2017 – The Plus Ones’ Guide

Win tickets to the Irish Film Festival! Enter now. St Patrick’s Day has come and gone for 2017, but if you didn’t get Irish culture fix, the luck of the Irish is on your side. The Irish film festival is…

Sea Salt Sushi & The Sushi Donut

Sea Salt began in unusual circumstances. As owner Nick Fragoulis recanted on the night, ‘It was kind of an accident’. Having plied his trade as a fish monger for a couple of decades Nick was offered Sea Salt restaurant on Lygon…

high spirits

Top 10 Events in Melbourne April 2017: Dates for your Diary

April is shaping up to be a jam packed month! Have a look at our Top 10 to see what to scribble in your diaries. Whether it’s indulging in burgers and beer at Meatstock, raving at Transgenre, or sipping on red wine…

Passenger – A Bus Through Melbourne’s Wild West

Passenger is a production by Jessica Wilson which was born out of works produced for the now (sadly) grandfathered Big West Festival. When I saw the concept — a bus ride through Docklands, set to a Western, where you are…

Trainspotting Live Melbourne

‘Trainspotting Live’ at fortyfive downstairs

I was so excited to hear about Trainspotting Live.  Especially since it is being performed at fortyfive downstairs: the perfect venue for such an immersive experience such as this. Trainspotting has deservedly gained cult status as it exploded from Irvine Welsh’s…