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Roxborough restaurant St Kilda Melbourne

Roxborough serves up Mediterranean food in St. Kilda

Roxborough restaurant in St. Kilda served up a social evening with their Mediterranean style dishes. Owner Marco Pugnaloni greeted us with a smile and immediately exclaimed ‘I’m Italian!’ The excitement for seasonal, shared food was evident in both the menu…

The way Things Work Red Stitch Theatre Melbourne

‘The Way Things Work’ at Red Stitch Theatre

The Way Things Work, written and directed by Aiden Fennessy at Red Stitch Theatre, is a topical play featuring great acting. Joe Petruzzi and Peter Houghton enact six different characters over the course of the play, creating a showcase for…

Outside: The Cloud – interactive puzzle game and adventure

It’s no secret The Plus Ones team is a big fan of Pop Up Playground. The creative company has designed experiential games ranging from bank heists to a kitchen under siege from cannibals. Their latest endeavour is Outside: The Cloud….

Royal Stacks Melbourne

Royal Stacks’ 1st Birthday: burgers and doughnuts galore

When we went to Royal Stacks last year we were promised a new era of Melbourne burgers on a scorching hot summer day. After a year of operation, a new location in Brunswick and 10,000s of very happy customers we can…

Inaugural bluethumb art prize: finalists announced

Art prizes, rewarded for objectively skilful facility, are esteemed by the quality of their participants and prizewinners. Online purveyor bluethumb announced its inaugural winners (from submissions solicited in 2016) this January, staking a starting position in the year’s prize calendar….

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Yak Ales Barbecue Festival brings all the meat to Melbourne

If there’s one thing I have learned while living in Melbourne, it’s that Australians take barbeque very seriously.  The Aussie barbie is a national treasure so this Canadian was delighted to have the chance to pay tribute to the cultural…

Gays of our Lives Midsumma Melbourne

‘Gays of our Lives’ improvised soap opera at Midsumma 2017

Four of the best gay improvisers are in town for Midsumma Festival to showcase their comedy skills in Gays Of Our Lives. There are hysterical breakdowns, face slaps, and meaningful/-less backward glances. Clenched fists, jutting jawlines and open-mouthed sighs. Confessions,…

The Nursery Web The Butterfly Club Melbourne play theatre

‘The Nursery Web’ plays at The Butterfly Club

Halfway through The Nursery Web, it was clear that this was a play written by a woman. In telling stories about romantic relationships, it does away with clichéd ideas of what men are to women. At its best, characters and…

Ursula Martinez – Free Admission at Midsumma 2017

As Midsumma draws to a close, Ursula Martinez’s ‘Free Admission’ makes sure the annual queer festival doesn’t end quietly. I must admit I was guilty in the past of seeing Midsumma as a one-day carnival and pride event, but with…

Nintendo Switch Melbourne preview launch

3 things we love about the new Nintendo Switch

There are a lot of perks of writing for The Plus Ones, from fancy restaurant launches to incredible interactive art experiences, we have done it all (all in the name of sharing what’s worth seeing with you of course!) This…