Category: culture

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…

Bastille Day by Alliance Francaise

To the French, Bastille Day seems to be about freedom. The storming of the Bastille took place on 14 July 1789 and marked the beginning of the French Revolution. The Bastille was a prison and a symbol of the absolute…

‘Don Carlos’ at The Opera House

Like any good performance, an opera will transport you to another place. The scene, setting, costumes, and music should hold and absorb you in a fantasy. Opera Australia’s production of ‘Don Carlos’ does just that. Many regard ‘Don Carlos’ to…

BBR French World Festival

Even the mightiest of wills give way when you realize Bastille Day is half-way through your attempt at “Dry July.” This was further accentuated with the incredible BBR (Bleu Blanc Rouge) French World Festival, in the lead-up last weekend, which…