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From Wartime Quilting to the Pacific Spirit

Tune into Arts Thursday on 30 July for some Pacific Spirit and some extraordinary quilts, made during war time, from military fabrics. The Australian Museum has long held an immense and … Read More

Screening of “Harry’s War”

A rare screening of the award-winning film, Harry’s War – a must-see tribute to the Indigenous Australians who gave so much to Australia’s wartime past. In 1999 a young indigenous film-maker, Richard Frankland, released a searing study into the … Read More

The Musical “The Soldier’s Wife”

Powerful, passionate and deeply personal – The Soldiers Wife is a unique theatrical music project designed to document through song the untold, emotional stories-behind-the-stories of the sacrifice of women and families behind Australia’s pastime in war. The Soldier’s Wife … Read More

Dubowgale Beats – the celebration of black Australian music

Black Australia has a rich musical history – a heady blend of country and rock, flavored with the unmistakable zest of social activism and connection to country. This month, Sydney Opera House has an incredible music line up for Dubowgale Beats, a … Read More

from true blue seafood to dancing your soul

dancing freedom inner west this Monday Drive we freewheeled from Dancing Freedom  to Fish labelling, throwing in a quick review of Mr Holmes by our resident cineaste, Riley Lavelle Long. This multi-layered, rather delightful film stars … Read More

A Taste Of Honey July 30 2015

 COLLABORATIONS – the coming together  of talent whether it be vocal and  instrumental, two vocalists, songwriter and interpreter or various other combinations, the results … Read More

Arts Wednesday 29 July 2015

This week sees the start of a new series of six, entitled Major Musical Moments. I will be pleased to introduce you to Andy Bromberger, who combines her love of music and history in lecture series she gives. In Part … Read More

REVIEW: Toy Death

23 July 2015 Lazy Bones Lounge, Marrickville In the musical sense, we are called “punters” for a reason. Any time you pay actual money for a live show you are, in effect, taking a punt that the act you’re paying … Read More

Community Billboard 27th of July to the 2nd of August

  http://eastsidefm.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Community-Billboard-27th-of-July-to-the-2nd-of-August.mp3 This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected   … Read More

Album of the Week – ‘Bayou Billabong’ by Clayton Doley

‘Bayou Billabong’ by Clayton Doley is Eastside Radio’s Album of the Week. It’s been some time since fan’s have had the pleasure of hearing a fresh and new body of work from Doley, justifiably lengthy given his hectic international touring … Read More


Arts Friday 24 July

What on earth is Dramaturgy? In a special edition of Arts Friday I got to discuss this elusive but crucial aspect of theatremaking with a couple of exceptionally qualified guests, who really, really love it: Anthea Williams is the Associate Director … Read More

Nigel Milsom wins the Archibald Prize for 2015

This years prestigious Archibald Prize for 2015 has been awarded to artist Nigel Milsom for his incredible portrait of Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet. Archibald Prize winning portrait of Charles Waterstreet by Nigel Milsom   Milsom was … Read More

Australian Poetry – Dorothea Mackellar

Eastside’s Arts Dr Margaux Dombkins presents Episode Two in our series on ‘Australian Poets – Old & New’ in conversation with author and poet, Libby Hathorn. Our second episode features Dorothea Mackellar (1885 – 1968) who … Read More

Jazz made in Australia – Program for Monday, the 27th of July 2015

The philosophy of Jazz Made in Aust. is that if it is played here then it is made here, which I´m happy to play music of, and tell you about international performers who may be visiting and touring here. It … Read More

Delve into Death Magic from Ancient Egypt – Arts Monday 27 July

Join me, Jane Raffan, for a program that takes an in-depth look at the exhibition ‘Death Magic’, currently on show at the Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney. The Nicholson Museum is Australia’s oldest University museum … Read More

Vaccinations: why and why not?

On Arts Wednesday 22 July 2015, Dr Ginni Mansberg was Sylvia’s guest, talking about vaccinations and their importance in our community. Listen to the conversation below: http://eastsidefm.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/01-Vaccination-1.mp3 This is Part 1: now Part 2 of our conversation: http://eastsidefm.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/02-Vaccination-2.mp3 And … Read More

Corbusier and Co

During June and July on Arts Wednesday, Ed Lippmann joined Sylvia Rosenblum in conversation over 5 weeks, looking at the towering figures of the modernist movement in a series entitled Corbusier and Co. Listen to each of the 5 episodes … Read More

Moodswing Playlist – Indie/Nu-Disco/Electro vibes!

Aired 21st July 2015 on Eastside Radio 89.7Fm 8.00-9.30pm Tonight’s Moodswing is upbeat Nu-Disco and Indie/Electro Vibes To hear other DJ mixes and previous Moodswing shows with full tracklisting, head to DJ Taline’s profile on Mixcloud and for gig/show … Read More

Man of a thousand voices – Kevin Golsby on The Dialogue

Do you remember The Naked Vicar Show? It started on radio in the 1970s and moved to TV and starred the fabulous Kevin Golsby, Noeline Brown and Ross Higgins. Who can forget ‘You’re not wrong Narelle’ and ‘Bruce, p*## off!’  Tune in … Read More