Category: dancing

Sydney NYE 2016 – Our Top Picks

Hailed as one of the best on the planet, the Sydney NYE celebrations are a sight to behold. The fireworks are majestic, the celebrations are glorious, and there are simply too many to choose from! As millions congregate for the…

Royal Croquet Club Sydney Pop-Up

Bondi beach selfies – champagne in hand with a sunset backdrop – are a tried and tested formula for Instagram hits. Add in a croquet mallet and you’re sure to score more than a few extra double taps, courtesy of…

The Perfect Sydney Weekend

Sydney has it all: The Opera House. The Harbour Bridge. The icons are known world-wide, but what else is there to explore in the most famous city in Australia? In partnership with Expedia.com.au, The Plus Ones have designed your ultimate…

Untamed – SDC

Last night Sydney Dance Company premiered their latest program, Untamed, to a packed-to-the-rafters Roslyn Packer Theatre, which at the close, spontaneously combusted in applause and standing ovation. The first half of the program sees the return of Wildebeest, a piece…

Dream Lover – Bobby Darin Musical Review

When my journalist daughter, Alicia, called to invite me to go with her to the Bobby Darin musical Dream Lover at the Lyric Theatre, I accepted eagerly – so eagerly that I even offered to write the review for her…

Goodbar Re-Launches on Oxford

Goodbar opened with all the premium fanfare expected of this icon of Oxfor Street. The 24th of August saw the launch studded with VIPs, delectable signature cocktails, and incredibly good music. Ideally placed outside the lockout zone, and looking extra…

Vitesse and Symphony in C

The Australian Ballet is concurrently showing two groups of varied works at Sydney Opera House which give audiences a taste of both the classical and the contemporary in one evening, embodying their motto of “Caring for tradition, daring to be…

Beauty Itself: Swan Lake

If beauty could be distilled and encapsulated in one image, it would surely be the vision in white of the corps de ballet in symmetrical formation at any moment of Act II in a traditional staging of Swan Lake. The…

Guilty of having too much fun at The Ivy

I am not ashamed to say that sometimes I miss the pure glamour and atmosphere of London evenings out. Even now, six months in to my time in Australia and loving every second of it, I sometimes miss those restaurant…