Tag: The Plus Ones

Little Emperors Malthouse Theatre Melbourne

Asia TOPA: Malthouse Theatre presents ‘Little Emperors’

When I attended the Malthouse Theatre 2017 season launch late last year, I left with one word to describe the upcoming season: ‘exciting’. Malthouse has chosen a range of unique, interesting work that push past the boundaries of traditional theatre….

Australian Grand Dairy Awards – a winning event

When you attend an event where Gina Rinehart is in attendance, you know it’s going to be quality. The Australian Grand Dairy Awards, now in its 18th year, represents the best of Australian dairy. This includes, but is not limited…

Asia TOPA Melbourne Time's Journey Through a Room

Asia TOPA festival: ‘Times Journey Through the Room’

A simple interior. A table, two chairs, a vase with two flowers reaching upwards. A curtained window. A fan blowing. There is also a flashing lightbulb highlighting a medium-sized rock, which hints at the earthquake in Japan central to this…

Asia TOPA: The Red Detachment of Women

Asia TOPA (Triennial of Performing Arts) is Melbourne’s newest festival and seeks to showcase Australia’s connection with contemporary Asia. The festival is set to run from February to April across dozens of Melbourne’s key cultural centres. Imagine a feast of…

The Rage of Achilles Stork Theatre Melbourne

See ‘The Rage of Achilles’ come to life with Stork Theatre

Some of the oldest male war stories in the modern world are showcased in Stork Theatre’s Iliad adaptation, The Rage of Achilles. Humphrey Bower’s athletic form paces and prowls the crucifix-shaped promontory, shrouded in clay-coloured camouflage nets. Barely falling silent,…

Bang Bang at the Rifle Club opens with a bang

Bang Bang in Elsternwick is the new home of chef Matthew Dunbar. Formerly of Longrain, Chef Dunbar’s reputation precedes him, and given the popularity of the short popup Bang Bang venture at South Wharf towards the end of last year,…

Erasers Owl and Cat Theatre Melbourne

‘Erasers’ at The Owl & Cat Theatre

Erasers, written by Jake Arky and directed by Gabrielle Savrone at The Owl and the Cat Theatre, is a dark and contemporary production featuring some outstanding performances and creative storytelling. The writer of this play is from the United States…

World Croquet Championships Melbourne 2017

Confirmed: Croquet is Cool (again)

After a long anticipated return to the center of what is cool, we can all breathe a sigh of relief that the sport of Golf Croquet has made its way back into the hearts of those who have so patiently…

Vision Hound brings you ‘Lake People’

The morning began like any other, with peak-hour traffic and ducklings being schooled across the road. Joggers, dulled with bated breath against the slight westerly wind that crossed their faces, as they passed Albert Park lake. The water stirred in…