Category: culture

5 Flights Up

5 Flights Up Review

Acclaimed British director Richard Loncraine’s latest film offers a saccharine view of New York real estate through the eyes of a long-married couple. 5 Flights Up joins elderly couple, Alex and Ruth Carver, as they contemplate selling the fifth-floor Brooklyn flat they…

Iris Apfel | Iris film by Albert Maysles

Iris Review

Late American filmmaker Albert Maysles honours the wit and influence of 93-year-old New York fashion icon Iris Apfel When an exhibition of New York style icon Iris Apfel’s collection of costume jewellery and couture fashion was exhibited at the Metropolitan…

Bridgett’s Journey into French Cuisine: The Finale

Six weeks ago I began my journey into French Cuisine unawares of the type of culinary terrain I needed to navigate. Through the weeks, I found myself sometimes ascending a steep hill of technique. Other times I walked a leisurely…

A Quick Q&A with Kit Brookman

Espionage! Dictators! Rabbits! The bizarre and suspenseful world of actor and writer Kit Brookman’s new play, A Rabbit for Kim Jong-il, comes to Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres from the 25th to 28th November after captivating audiences at the Griffin Theatre Company….

Ladies Night Out (LNO) – Homebush

“A dash of champagne, a flourish of canapés, a handful of stores, a pinch of pampering and a whole heap of freebies.” That’s the vision statement of the company behind the Ladies Night Out (LNO) pop-up events. LNO Australia offers…

Underbelly Arts Festival – Cockatoo Island

Engulfed by the subtle harrows of the ocean — unswayed by the gusting, chilled winds — stood the the majestic UNESCO National heritage listed island, by the name Cockatoo. This island stood erect with pride in the current day, still managing to maintain…

Melbourne or Sydney – Who has the better coffee?

In the lead-up to The Coffee Experience, BeanScene magazine went out to for a round of taste-test and let the residents decide which coffee they thought took the crown. Watch to find out who came out on top.

Helpmann Awards 2015: Anything but miserable for Les Miserables

On Monday night, Australian performers from contemporary and classical stages in comedy, dance, plays and musicals came together to celebrate the annual Helpmann Awards night. Glittering stars graced the red carpet allowing just enough time for photographers to capture their…

The Morrison Oyster Festival 2015

On Tuesday night The Plus Ones gleefully attended the launch party of the Morrison Oyster Festival, a terrific event whereby the champagne was fizzing, the whisky was flowing and the oysters were absolutely spectacular The event took place at The…