Category: culture

Pippin’s got magic to do, just for you!

Let me just start by saying how incredible it was to be back in the theatre after 8 months. I don’t have to convince anyone that the arts sector has been largely ignored during COVID. The ability of the industry…

Event: The Cape Mentelle x Aquabumps ‘Explore Your Horizon’ exhibition

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of pioneering Margaret River Winery Cape Mentelle. To celebrate this milestone, Cape Mentelle has collaborated with leading Australian lifestyle photographer Aquabumps to create the Cape Mentelle x Aquabumps ‘Explore Your Horizon’ collaborative exhibition and pop-up tasting.  …

Review of Attila

We’ve all heard of Attila the Hun, but few even amongst regular opera goers and classical music buffs know that there is an opera bearing his name. I for one am ready to admit that I hadn’t heard of Attila…

International Women’s Day at Cork & Canvas Sydney

Sip, sip, hooray! This year The Plus Ones spent International Women’s Day getting creative over paint and champagne. Cork & Canvas is Australia’s first dedicated ‘paint and sip’ studio: a refreshing concept that allows up to 30 guests to experience…

Bell Shakespeare Hamlet

To See or Not To See? Bell Shakespeare’s Refreshing Take on Hamlet

Opening 2020 in the same manner they did thirty years ago, Bell Shakespeare has revisited and reimagined the classic Hamlet. Under Peter Evans’ direction, the baton, or in this instance the skull, has been entrusted to Harriet Gordan-Anderson. Globally, Hamlet…

Discover the In-Between with Courtney Act: Fluid

Courtney Act’s latest offerings Fluid playing at Eternity Playhouse, produced by Darlinghurst Theatre Company, gives a rare glimpse behind the wig and mascara into Shane’s (Courtney’s boy name) life. You may be familiar with Courtney’s, shall we say enthusiasm for her reality…

War Horse returns to Sydney as a celebrated theatre hero.

The last time I remember crying over a puppet was probably in 1990 when my mother made me turn off Sesame Street. Now 30 years on, I once again had tears streaming down my cheeks during the Lunchbox Theatrical Productions’…

Faust – One Hell of a Show

The myth of Faust is a familiar and oft-adapted tale – the old man who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for a return to youth and a shot at love with a beautiful virgin. Gounod reworked Goethe’s…