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Aida – More is More as Opera Australia Enters the Digital Age

Opera Australia’s artistic director Lyndon Terracini debuted the company’s first digital work on Wednesday night, 18 July. A grand scale is expected in Verdi’s Egyptian epic, Aida, and hence it is the perfect vehicle for showcasing the immeasurable possibilities of…

Regina Spektor – Quirkier Than Ever

For the first time since 2012, Russian-born, New York based singer songwriter Regina Spektor graced Australian shores and gave fans a special live performance “in the round” at Sydney Opera House this Monday July 9. Whether it was jet lag,…

An extra sweet evening – CSR Sugar redefined

At well-known Aussie brand CSR’s specialty event, a spoonful of sugar made just about everything go down. It was an interactive evening featuring 6 different food “installations”— designed to demonstrate the utility of the company’s innovative new range. Various specialty sugars…

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Indies craft beer awards: all of the 2018 winners

We’re huge fans of craft beer at The Plus Ones — so covering one of the premier beer awards in the country was too good to pass up. The Indies Independent Beer Awards celebrates the people that make up the Australian…

Verdi’s Rigoletto – Gripping Theatre, Unforgettable Tunes

Opera Australia is currently staging Verdi’s tragic masterpiece Rigoletto at Sydney Opera House. This is a night at the opera not to be missed. If ever there was an opera I would wish to watch over and over again as my Groundhog…

Rye July at NOLA Smokehouse and Bar

It’s time to reschedule dry July and join NOLA Smokehouse and Bar for a boozy month replete with mouth-watering rye whiskey. Rye July encourages lovers of all spirits to sample the many acclaimed rye whiskies NOLA has on offer. What’s…

Review of Lucia Di Lammermoor

Opera Australia’s current production of Donizetti’s canonical opera, Lucia Di Lammermoor, is not to be missed, especially by anyone who loves a good tragedy. We’re talking Shakespearean scale tragedy – forbidden love, betrayal, madness, murder and suicide. Could it get…

Ballet Preljocaj’s “Snow White” – The fairest ballet of them all

Ballet Preljocaj’s “Snow White” is a deliciously seductive production. One woman jealous of another’s beauty, an enchanted mirror, a poisoned apple, and seven friendly dwarves. An unquestionably good recipe for a dark and daring contemporary ballet, it’s the age-old fairytale…