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Gauchito Gil: World Malbec Night

Gauchito Gil is Argentina’s Robin Hood. I’m not sure if he gave wine to the poor — but I do know that Malbec, the famous Argentinian wine, is one of my favourite reds. I have very fond memories of indulging in…

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Comedy Fest Review: Stand-Up Revolution

  Stand-up Revolution sold out Rod Laver Arena when they last toured Melbourne! These guys are entertainers of the highest order and know how to work a crowd. Usually they spend their time on the Comedy Channel playing to audiences…

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Chilli Fest at the Immigration Museum

Things got fiery down at the Immigration Museum on Sunday 19 April, and what could be better on a day that saw alternating rain, shine, and an icy cold wind. Chilli Fest is the latest in a series of culturally…


Good Beer Week 2015: The Plus Ones’ Guide

Good Beer Week is a lie. It’s actually more than a week: nine days of the best craft beer from around the world, a convergence of spectacular beer-related events. May 16-24 sees 250 events at 180 venues around Melbourne. How does…

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Comedy Fest Review: Honeycomb Badgers on Acid

Honeycomb Badgers on Acid is Nicole Henriksen’s fourth full-length comedy show. She is a little ball of energy- we entered the room to her poised artistically in the middle of the audience’s seats, and gathering coats from the audience, before…

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Comedy Fest Review: Lady Sings It Better

  A night at the Cabaret with four babes up on stage in matching outfits… except those outfits bear a mighty resemblance to the Wiggly rock stars of your youth. Lady definitely sings it better: if you’ve ever felt the…