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 ...