Tag: The Plus Ones

Jon English tribute

‘6 Ribbons’ honouring Aussie rock legend Jon English

A rock tribute night of Aussie greats and mates was presented at Six Ribbons – Remembering Jon English at the historic Athenaeum Theatre. Anthemic songs written by Jon rolled over in a chorus line of back-to-back song magic that delighted…

Dereb the Ambassador

Brunswick Music Festival: Dereb the Ambassador

Dereb the Ambassador is one of Ethiopia’s most well known and loved musicians, and has clearly begun to transfer that fame to his adopted home in Australia. Boasting an extensive CV of performances down under since his relocation, he graced…

Melbourne Opera - H.M.S. Pinafore

Melbourne Opera entertains audiences with ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’

Melbourne Opera’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore is a fun and frivolous frolic with the serious British class system of times past. Audiences are treated to a visually pleasing, energetic, and exquisitely sung performance that will leave them…

VAMFF 2017: A Victorian Silhouette with Sovereign Hill

Partnering with Melbourne Museum, Sovereign Hill presented A Victorian Silhouette. This historical catwalk showcased copies of original Victorian daywear from the 1850s–1861, as part of The 2017 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Adhering to patterns and construction methods of the day, the crowd…

Power Pussies Melbourne

Power Pussies cabaret and burlesque show in Fitzroy

Pussies have been in the limelight of late thanks to a certain American president and his penchant for grabbing them. His antics have led to outrage and protest, inspiring many types of satire in an attempt to say ‘this pussy…

Kiasmos

Striking Performance From KIASMOS at Howler

A few years ago, I accidentally stumbled upon the experimental, minimal-techno duo that is Kiasmos. Their music really stole my heart from the first beat and has been the soundtrack to some of my most incredible journeys (most recently –…

Gabriella Cohen

Discovering Gabriella Cohen: hot new music

Gabriella Cohen, haven’t heard her music?  Well, you should take a listen. I first was made aware of her by a Canadian friend, let’s call her ‘Jane’.  Jane had the fortune of crossing paths with Gabriella at The Black Cat…

Eau de Vie Appreciation Society Melbourne

Eau de Vie’s Appreciation Society series

Down a laneway and behind an unmarked door is something special. Eau de Vie is a speakeasy cocktail bar that combines class, theatricality, and experienced staff. There are few things more pleasurable than taking a seat at the bar and…