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 Which business can get the most employees to ride a bike?                         Being a little competitive for a good … Read More

Freedom of Speech with Simon Longstaff

On 28 January 2015, Dr Simon Longstaff AO, Director of the Ethics Centre, was a guest on Arts Wednesday, talking to Sylvia Rosenblum about freedom of speech. Listen to Part 1 of the conversation with Simon … Read More

A Taste of Honey January 29 2015

 Last year Ethan   and  Joel Coen’s  critically acclaimed  movie ‘Inside  Llewyn Davis’  created a new  interest in folk  music of … Read More

Shine a light!

  Arts Thursday 29th January 2015 – an exhibition that lights up the everyday and how to plan your theatre-going in 2015. There’s so many performances crowding our stages, it’s often hard to know what … Read More

Moodswing Playlist – Rare groove, funky soul jams!

This Moodswing is all about reggae, funky soul, rare groove & 80s/90s jams! with The Delfonics, Sly & The Family Stone, Rufus & Chaka Khan, Tom Tom Club, Roy Ayers, C&C Music Factory and more. Selected & presented by DJ Taline for Eastside Radio 89.7FM Read More

Women rule at Australian of the Year awards!!!

Last weekend, history was made in Australia! For the first time in 55 years, women have won in all four categories of the Australian of the Year awards. The Australian of the Year award went to Rosie Batty, after … Read More

Arts Wednesday 28 January 2015

Recent events in Paris have focussed our collective attention on the subject of freedom of speech and this is the topic of today’s conversation. Dr Simon Longstaff AO, Director of The Ethics Centre, makes a welcome return to Arts Wednesday, giving … Read More

Michael Franti presents Soulshine Festival

Michael Franti is one those musicians often described in spiritual terms. And no wonder; here is a musician whose politics, spirituality and personal belief system is constantly expressed through his music and performances. Anyone who’s been to … Read More

Mag Merrilees and ‘Fables Queer and Familiar’

Margaret (Mag) Merrilees joined Dr Margaux Dombkins on Arts Monday 19 January 2015 talking about her book ‘FABLES QUEER   AND FAMILIAR’. Fables Queer and Familiar is a collection of wry, witty fictional anecdotes drawn from the … Read More

THE NECKS Live and intimate

For those who don’t know, The Necks are an a experimental jazz trio who play improvisational pieces, up to an hour in length. To see them live is an opportunity that Eastside wholly recommends. The band has been around since … Read More

What’s on this Australia Day 2015

Sydney will be a hub of excitement this Australia Day with some fantastic local events going on in Coogee, Sydney and Little Bay to celebrate. This year, Coogee Beach, Hyde Park and Little Bay are the places to be, with … Read More

Dial Afrika Special: Ugandan Playwright George Seremba

Tune in for a very special Dial Afrika at 9am on Wednesday 28 January. George Seremba Our next edition of Dial Afrika features a unique encounter with the voice of Ugandan actor, playwright and academic George Bwannika Seremba. George … Read More

Short Courses at the Sydney Conservatorium

The Conservatorium Open Academy have developed an opportunity that allows adults to be challenged and inspired in the world of music and the Sydney Conservatorium’s vibrant culture. It is a program offering many short courses that are designed to give adults … Read More

The Listies Make You LOL!

Deliberately raucous, mischievous and very, very, funny, The Listies are back to make you laugh out loud. Imagine The Young Ones hosting Play School if they had downloaded two gigabytes of fart noises! The Listies Make You LOL! features alien … Read More

Toumani and Sidiki Diabate

From an exceptional family of 17 generations of kora players and griots, Toumani Diabate has been revolutionizing Malian music. He was the first to give an international dimension to kora, and wanted to give to his … Read More


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

Cam McAllister Big Band

Cam McAllister is a trumpet player and composer. He is Melbourne born but at the moment based in Sydney. While he has been here, Cam’s main musical focus has been creating a program of original compositions and arrangements. Cam has … Read More

A Taste Of Honey January 22 2015

 When John Robert “Joe” Cocker died on December 22 2014 at the  age of 70, Paul McCartney said “He was a lovely northern lad who I  loved a … Read More

What’s happening in our skies?

On Arts Wednesday on 21 January 2015, Geoff Wyatt, Senior Astronomy Educator at the Sydney Observatory, was Sylvia’s guest, talking about what’s happening in our skies. Listen to Part 1 of the conversation where Geoff talks about lunar eclipses … Read More

Shakespeare in Love

Over 6 weeks during December/January, Dr Anna Kamaralli joined Sylvia Rosenblum on Arts Wednesday talking about love themes in Shakespeare’s works. Below are the 6 conversations. Listen to Part 1, where Anna introduces the series Listen … Read More