The Plus Ones

Melbourne's best events, reviewed

Cajun dance workshops

Who wants to learn Cajun dancing? We do! Ruki and I wrangled up some friends on Monday night and hightailed it down to The Testing Grounds for some live music … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Plus Ones’ Guide to Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

Paris. London. New York. Milan. And…Melbourne.Just because we’re on the opposite side of the planet to the fashion capitals doesn’t mean we can’t put on a world-class Fashion Week. Re-launched … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Aviation Airshow

The Centenary of Military Aviation Airshow was held at Point Cook on 1-2 March. I came across the Airshow on a drive to the Great Ocean Road on one of … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Zhou Zhou bar launch

“I’m going to bar launch,” I posted on Facebook, en route to Zhou Zhou. “I’m going to a bar launch, bar launch, bar launch. / Let’s start a nuclear war…at … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

What To Do At Moomba

The annual Moomba festival is back! The festival was first held to mark the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Melbourne in 1954. I’m not sure she has ever been … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne BeerFest

There are a number of beer festivals around town these days: Ballarat, Geelong, Great Australian Beer Spectapular, Good Beer Week. And I’ve been to most of them. Somehow, though I have … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Burns Night: whisky, poetry, and haggis

Bagpipes, whisky, haggis, tartan, ceilidh dancing, and poetry recited in broad Scots accents. What’s not to love about Burns Night? Burns Suppers/Nights have held around the world since 1802, commemorating … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 2 Comments