MICF Arj Barker

MICF: Arj Barker – Organic

American Arj Barker is a frequent visitor to Australia. This year he presents a second crop of his 2016 show Organic. I found one aspect of his show particularly nutritious. It’s almost exactly four years since I’d seen ...
MICF Aunty Donna Big Boys

MICF: Aunty Donna Big Boys

One my friends is a pentecostal Christian and a couple of times, many years ago, he invited me to his church. I saw the laying of hands, people speaking in tongues – their fervour at such a level that some fell to ...
MICF The Ballad of Frank Allen review

MICF: The Ballad of Frank Allen

Leafing through the MICF guide I saw The Ballad of Frank Allen described as “A sci-fi buddy comedy about a man who lives in another man’s beard.” Yeehah! Full credit to the show’s creators for an idea nutty enough to sta...
MICF David O'Doherty Big Time

MICF: David O’Doherty – Big Time

I felt a bit emotional the morning after David O’Doherty’s MICF show Big Time. Having seen and enjoyed his work before, that’s not what I was expecting. O’Doherty plays on your mind whilst he’s playing musical comedy on ...
MICF Soap review - courtesy of Arts Projects Australia

MICF: Soap

For some years now, tours of circus-based extravaganzas have been (at least) an annual feature of Australia’s arts scene. Following stints at Adelaide Fringe, the Brisbane Festival, and the Sydney Opera House, it’s MICF ...
MICF Steve Hughes

MICF: Steve Hughes

A while ago Steve Hughes amused on a short spot on Live At The Apollo taking the piss out of modern music. I thought maybe the promise that “Hughes tells it like it is” would make his MICF show worth seeing. April ...