Mama Tokus USA tour journal: 2 – Amongst friends

[caption id="attachment_647" align="alignright" width="240" caption="TV wagon"][/caption] We have been given heroes' welcomes on our arrival in California: ticker-taped American bear-hugs worthy of any in Yosemite. And they hardly know us.   We've been welcomed into the highly-toned belly of a Californian woman's home. Sista Judy, the Bayou Brothers' rub-board player (the Bez…

Give good head start

My friends the Burners are in the desert right now, lighting creative fires and watching The Man burn this weekend... You can buy only coffee and ice in this temporary city and social experiment. Everything else was a gift. Not trade, exchange, bartering or swapping, but a gift, given without…

Brand new cabaret show!

Feeling unfulfilled? Cut off from community? Down in the dumps? Want a happier, clappier life? Amen to that! Be inspired, uplifted and involved in a life-affirming new cabaret from The Very Irreverent Mama Tokus Featuring: Singalonga songs Games and laughter The Heavenly Jukebox Warmth and joy-ness For (a)men, women and children aged 12+…

The Travelling Brain Show

I'm venturing into show production with The Travelling Brain Show! It's edutainment in time for Christmas: the perfect funny-clever cabaret show that gets you away from the interminable Yuletide TV adverts and into a good, old-fashioned atmosphere of humanity... The Travelling Brain Show is a mix of intriguing facts about how…

Mama’s been papped

Mama Tokus has featured in the international press! After attending her mate’s Indian food event, she got snapped by the paparazzi – literally. Famous Italian national newspaper Il Repubblica sent a reporting team to document Mongo Denoon and the OK Catering Success, which was running an Indian food and movie…