Hijinks Xmas In July at SEA LIFE

Being Canadian, I am fascinated by this whole ‘Christmas in July’ time of year. Although it is a completely different way of celebrating the month, I wanted to indulge into anything I could to really get the sense of what…

Zomato: Uncle Ming’s Cocktails & Dumplings

If you walk further along on York Street, an enigmatic set of stairs awaits. As you descend to the bottom, it  transpires into a landscape of the dazzling 1920’s Shanghai-esque bar, Uncle Ming’s.  It reminded me of my childhood, where…

Belle de Jour – Alliance Française

One of the 20th Century’s most celebrated erotic films, Luis Buñuel’s sensual and surreal Belle de Jour won four awards when it was released in 1967, including the Venice Film Festival Golden Lion award and French Syndicate of Cinema Critics…

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…

Scandinavian Film Fest: Our Top Picks

The Scandinavian Film Festival Australia 2015 has just started! This is the second year of this festival, which takes place at Palace Cinemas in Paddington and Leichhardt. Here is my comedy wish list based on the trailers, worldwide audience reception…

‘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…

Number56 Secret Party

Germany’s very own Jägermeister (in association Salon Zur Wilden Renate, The House of Mince, Something Else, and Charades) brought a thrilling fusion of Berlin’s music, art, and culture to what would have been an otherwise ordinary winter night in Sydney…