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AUSTRALIANS by Jon Franks showing at Juniper Hall

We Australian’s are an unusual but awesome folk, so to celebrate all the greatest that is being an Aussie, photographer Jon Franks has decided to photographer some Australian’s in their natural habitat’s and show them in a new exhibition that … Read More

Radiothon Launch Party

Eastside Radio is the heartbeat of our community and to celebrate we’re having a party and you’re all invited! Yes! That means you, listeners, supporters, everybody in our community that wants to have an awesome night courtesy … Read More

Sydney Writers’ Festival – How to Live?

Sydney Story Factory Director, Cath Keenan joined Dr Margaux Dombkins on Arts Monday discussing ‘The Simple Act Of Reading’ at the Sydney Writers’ Festival – Australia’s largest celebration of literature, stories and ideas. The theme of … Read More

Queen Kafé at German Film Festival

A Journey into the Heart of German Cinema The Audi Festival of German Films is bringing fifty new German-language films to Australia this May, sure to thrill audiences with an exhilarating program of features, shorts and … Read More

Sounds Of Soul chronicles: Alive and Kickin’

Sydney has this strange reputation of being a hard base for black music and Soul in particular. Maybe that has been historically true but the developments of the last couple of years show a very … Read More

Awakening: women in art, design

Steven Miller Kathy Doughty Julie Paterson                       The focus this Arts Thursday is on women in arts and … Read More

Tribute to B.B. King

  (RILEY) B.B. KING (1926-2015) BB passed away peacefully in his sleep in his home in Las Vegas. A history of this great singer and guitar player can better be found on the internet. I have … Read More

Sly Stone

Hi Folks, Peter Smetana here. I’ve discovered a treasure. As we know, almost all soul singers have come out of church choirs. Last week there was Ben E. King who had just passed away. This week I’ll be playing a … Read More

Mad March Hare presents Shivered

Special Offer: Eastside listeners can get 25% off tickets when booking online by using the Promo Code: EASTSIDE Mad March Hare Theatre Company presents an Australian premiere SHIVERED BY PHILIP … Read More

MoodSwing Playlist – Latin/Afrobeat/Disco Vibes

Tonight's Moodswing has Latin vibes all over it. Latin Funk, Latin Soul, Afro-Cuban and some touches of Afrobeat & Disco Salsa. Here the show again on Moodswings' blog. Selected & Presented by DJ Taline for Moodswing on Eastside Radio 89.7FM Read More

Dial Afrika 4th Special Anniversary May 20, 2015 with PJ

Presenter, PJ celebrates Dial Afrika’s 4th anniversary on May 20 and will feature classics and favourites. This week’s Anniversary Special Edition will also feature an interview with a member of The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, POAO directly from Melbourne. This 19 piece powerhouse Afro-Beat ensemble are … Read More

A Taste Of Honey May 21 2015

A very good friend of mine and a successful music man, reminded me of an artist that started his career as a session musician for Sam Phillips’s Sun Records in 1958.He played on records with Jerry Lee Lewis,Johnny Cash and … Read More

Album of the Week – ‘5’ by The Paris Combo

‘5’ by The Paris Combo is Eastside Radio’s Album of the Week. Lead by songstress/ accordionist/ chanteuse Belle de Berry, the five piece French outfit impress audiences yet again. The fifth release showcases the hard work time and … Read More

Community Billboard 18th – 24th of May

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

Human Rights Film Festival Comes to Sydney

From March 21st to the 26th the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) is showing movies at the Dendy Cinema in Newtown. Now in its eight year, the festival aims to highlight national … Read More


B.B King, a true monarch who defined the blues for millions of people around the world has died. He was four months shy of his 90th birthday and had never stopped performing, averaging 250 concerts per … Read More

ROTUNDA – contemporary dance & brass band

Artistic Director, Shona McCullagh joined Dr Margaux Dombkins on Arts Monday talking about ‘Rotunda’ – a unique theatrical experience featuring a 24-piece live brass band with contemporary dance to commemorate the Centenary of ANZAC. Created by … Read More

Out of Africa Charity Event

The residents, professionals and artists of the Northern Beaches Peninsula community have embarked upon a fundraising drive in support of the ongoing and horrific Ebola crisis taking place in Sierra Leone. Through these events we will highlight members of the … Read More

2015 German Film Festival

Herzlich Willkomen! A warm welcome to the 14th annual Audi Festival of German Films! Join us in watching a spectacular collection of films highlighting a robust and very creative film industry Germany, Austria and … Read More

“Somewhere in Jaffa”, there is a photographer’s paradise

Paradise can spring from any avenue, and that includes countries that a ravaged by war. In the case of Israel and Palestine, the war may be long and complicated, but the towns surrounding the chaos are still standing and running, … Read More