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The Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club ‘Adios Tour’

With a crying and a laughing eye, Maggie Gerrand, together with the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, the Arts Centre Melbourne and the Arts Project Australia present the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club ‘Adios Tour‘! Adios? Yes, after 16 years thrilling audiences … Read More

Barabara Flynn and Ed Lippmann on public art in Sydney

On Arts Wednesday on November 26 2014, Sylvia Rosenblum spoke to Barbara Flynn, Curatorial Advisor to the City of Sydney and prominent Sydney architect, Ed Lippmann, about public art in Sydney. Listen to Part 1 of the conversation … Read More


It’s nearly the end of the year, however it feels like ages until Christmas. Unbelievable! Still only 30 sleeps left! But if you’re not getting into the Christmas spirit and are … Read More

ATOMIC BOMB! The Music of William Onyeabor

ATOMIC BOMB! presents a joyous celebration of Onyeabor’s futuristic grooves and electro explosions as they piece together a musical puzzle that connects the cult musician with the beginnings of synth-pop and new wave. Featuring Gotye, Sinkane, Money Mark, Luke Jenner (The … Read More

Joan Armatrading Solo Show

After touring for 42 years, the incomparable Joan Armatrading will be performing her last major world tour and first solo concerts on a worldwide scale. Bluesfest Touring is proud to be … Read More

Christmas Starfish!

The 2014 Starfish Club Xmas Party   It’s Christmas time again and the year is already coming to an end. It’s summer in Sydney, it’s hot and it’s finally time to relax and get into the … Read More

Arts Wednesday 26 November 2014

Today we start a new series on Arts Wednesday entitled Shakespeare in Love with Eastside’s own Anna Kamaralli. She has been coyly hiding her light under the proverbial bushel, with her Ph D on Shakespeare from Trinity College Dublin, where … Read More

Nicholas Gledhill on Playing Favourites

On Wednesday 12 November, Nicholas Gledhill joined Gill Falson on Playing Favourites. The two talked about music, career, arts and Gledhill’s experience of playing a young boy in the successful movie “Careful, He Might Hear You” in 1983. Gledhill was nominated … Read More

Summer School @ AFTRS Open

AFTRS Open, the short course division of the Australian Film Television Radio School , offers short courses for adults year-round and has school holiday courses for kids & teenagers from 9-17 years. Based in state-of-the-art facilities at … Read More


Timber! Timber! mixes circus with theatre, physical comedy, live traditional music, folklore and the tools of the lumberjack trade. Cirque Alfonse will bring you to their world and integrate you to their family represented by three … Read More

Dawn by Emma Donovan & The Putbacks

Acclaimed Indigenous vocalist Emma Donovan and Melbourne rhythm combo The PutBacks come together to bring you Dawn – an LP of hard hitting and heartfelt soul songs telling stories of grief, struggle and redemption. Dawn is a gritty, uniquely Australian record, simultaneously classic and … Read More

Cold Intimacy, Strange Country, TOTEM & King O’Malley

Today’s guests: Patrick McCaughey, Neelanthi Vadivel, Melissa Loughnan, and Phil Rouse.  My first guest: Author, Art Critic, and Gallery Director, Patrick McCaughey, discusses his new book ‘Strange Country – Why  Australian Painting Matters’ in which he … Read More

Corroboree Sydney 2014

The celebration of Australia’s Indigenous cultural heritage kicked off this week with the beginning of the Corroboree Sydney 2014 festival in Sydney Harbour on Thursday 20th of November. The festival highlights and celebrates the cultural heritage of Indigenous Australians and … Read More

Toby Creswell Revisited: Steve Kilbey and the joys of renovation

  I’ve been reading Steve Kilbey’s memoir Something Quite Peculiar and loving it. It’s amusingly written. I haven’t heard the new Church album Further Deeper now with the delightful Ian Haug on Second Guitar but I’m reliably told … Read More

Community Billboard 21st November – 28th November

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

Chatswood Musical Society presents The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Children’s theatre often offers entertainment for the child but is a true act of love by the parent.  Thankfully, that isn’t always the case, as the current Chatswood Musical Society production of The Lion, The Witch & … Read More

Dereb the Ambassador all-ages gig

ONE OF THE WORLD`S MOST EXHILARATING NEW VOICES Ethiopian superstar Dereb the Ambassador and his 8 piece band of virtuoso musicians distribute energetic rythms and melodies through electrifying, vintage soul. Dereb the Ambassador features members with backgrounds in Australia, … Read More

Jason Johnston on e-learning

Listen to my conversation with Jason about e-learning and its impact: Jason Johnson … Read More

Karen McCartney on Superhouse

On Arts Wednesday November 19 2014, Sylvia Rosenblum spoke to Karen McCartney about her new book, Superhouse. Press to hear Part 1 of our conversation Listen to Part 2 of our conversation This is … Read More

MoodSwing Playlist – Future Garage, Post-Dubstep, Electro Soul II

This moodswing is showcasing artists & producers from all corners of the globe making fresh, delicious sounds with futuristic fusions of soul, garage, dub, house and more. With Rudimental, Jessie Ware, Jamie Woon, Todd Terje, Les Sins, James Blake and more. Selected & Presented by DJ Taline for Moodswing, Eastside Radio 89.7FM Read More