Category: events

Alain de Botton asks us to give up on romantic love?

Alain de Botton is a well renowned ‘everyday philosopher’ of the people – he makes philosophy fun and relevant by tackling topics that effect us – in this case love and dating – something the average single 32 year old…

VIVID Guide with Sydney Concierge

They say it every year, but this year it is true…Vivid Sydney 2016 is bigger and better than ever. Not only have they extended the number of nights to 23 (27th May to 18th June), but they have also extended the…

Niall Ferguson: A Lesson in Applied History

Sydney Opera House, Sunday 22 May 2016. I’ll be honest: I had never heard of Niall Ferguson before Sunday night’s talk at the Opera House. So it was slightly comforting that I was not the only one, as a fellow…

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival 2016 – The Plus Ones’ guide

Activists unite! The 2016 The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) is coming to Melbourne on the 5th of May and running through to the 19th. It showcases an incredible selection of documentaries, narrative films, animated features, and shorts. I spoke…

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…

Men’s Biz: Tauer Perfume Launch

Tauer Perfumes is a niche, luxury fragrance that screams refined elegance and beauty. Men’s Biz located at The Strand Arcade, Sydney, was ever a gracious host celebrating the brand’s Australian launch. It was in a perfect location, in a relaxed…

A Man Walks Into a Bar – Review

On Thursday night, my girlfriend and I attended the opening night of David Geary’s internationally acclaimed  absurdist comedy ‘A Man Walks Into a Bar’. Showing at the ‘Blood Moon Theatre’ at World Bar in Sydney, it was refreshing to actually…

Sydney Comedy Festival Guide – Top 13

Festivals are anything but a rare sight in cities like ours. But amazing are the nights when festivals are lit up with laughter and giggles. Comedy is the most widely anticipated and welcomed genre of performing arts. People have great…

Pendolino Wine Dinner: Gambero Rosso – Tre Bicchieri

The Sydney instalment of the Tre Bicchieri World Tour concluded with a scrumptious dinner at the restaurant Pendolino. The dinner came after a long afternoon of wine tastings and a masterclass lead by Eleonora Guerini, the editor of Gambero Rosso’s…

The Week’s Chose a Faire

We’ve only just jumped into April, and already there’s more on our calendar for the month than we can count. We’ll start the most of with a few of our favorites we’ll be heading to over the week. Meanwhile, keep…