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Ransacking the City of Love: a review of Patti Miller’s ‘Ransacking Paris’

In the romantic city of love, Paris, author Patti Miller lost herself in the ways of the French and told us about it in her new book ‘Ransacking Paris’. Her latest book is based on the time Patti spent living … Read More

The Great CP Egg Hunt 2015

It’s that time of year again where the Easter Bunny comes out to play and the kids eagerly await the arrival of their Easter Eggs, and to celebrate, Centennial Park will be holding their fifth annual Easter Egg Hunt on … Read More

Want to work at Eastside Radio?

We’re currently looking for our 2015 Radiothon Fundraising Coordinator.   Fixed Term Position: Monday 27th of April to Friday 3rd of July 205   Closing Date for Applications: Friday 10th of April 2015   Salary: $50,000 pro rata   Summary   … Read More

Australian Chamber Orchestra wow with Reflections on Gallipoli

Plaudits for the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) are hardly new but their current performance, Reflections on Gallipoli is extraordinary. Over the past few years there has been some revisionist debate suggesting that Australia’s emphasis upon the Gallipoli campaign is flawed, that it … Read More

Australia Council Awards – Alysha Herrmann

Australia Council Award recipient, Alysha Herrmann, joined Dr Margaux Dombkins on Arts Monday 16 March 2015. Alysha, a writer, theatre maker and cultural producer received The Kirk Robson Award (Community Arts and Cultural Development). Alysha uses … Read More

Equity – the law and fairness

On Arts Wednesday, barrister Fiona Roughley, joined Sylvia Rosenblum in conversation about the history of equity. Listen to the conversation below: http://eastsidefm.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Equity-1.mp3 This is Part 1 of the conversation, where we talk about the origins of the equity system … Read More

Fly My Pretties

“A remarkable concept with numerous dimensions … an amazing musical achievement” – Amplifier NZ New Zealand’s favourite live collaborative group Fly My Pretties is coming to Australia in 2015 for Bluesfest and a capital city tour. Starring a revolving … Read More

Charles Bradley: Soul of America

Directed by Poull Brien, Soul Of America tells the remarkable – and sometimes tragic – story of Daptone soul-singer Charles Bradley, whose debut album rocketed him from a hard life in the Brooklyn Housing Projects to Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 50 albums list of 2011. After years … Read More

HAWAIIAN VIBES VISITING SYDNEY

Moustache beard, quick-witted humour, surfer boy – we’re talking about Donovan Frankenreiter!   Hawaii-based singer/guitarist/songwriter Donovan Frankenreiter is bringing his infectious, acoustic bliss to Australia. Folk-infused songs sweetly showcase Frankenreiter’s rich, honey-thick vocals … Read More

Arts Wednesday 25 March 2015

Today we continue Part 2 of Pocket Parks in Sydney with City of Sydney historian, Laila Ellmoos and this week we walk through Erskenville. At 11:00 am, my special guest in the studio is barrister, Fiona Roughley, who joins me … Read More

Short + Sweet – Gala Finals

Director, Serhat Caradee joined Dr Margaux Dombkins on Arts Monday talking about “Speaking Freely” which was selected as a Gala Finalist in this years Short + Sweet Festival. Speaking Freely by Jack Kelly, sees a blind … Read More

The Lowedown

          Don’t miss The Lowedown this week! Oscar Peterson Trio, Billie Holiday, Chet Baker, Diego El Cigala, Beth … Read More

A Taste Of Honey March 26 2015

 A genuine musical and entrepreneurial superstar turns 80 on March 31st. Herb Alpert  is a musician known mostly for his association with the group known as The Tijuana  Brass. In addition in 1962, … Read More

Roy Jackson Retrospective

ROY JACKSON ART RETROSPECTIVE By Chris Borton Distinguished Australian landscape artist, Roy Jackson, is the subject of three separate but overlapping exhibitions in Sydney during March and April. Roy Jackson at an exhibition of his work … Read More

Album of the Week – ‘The Voyage of Mary and William’ by Matt McMahon

  2015 see’s jazz pianist heavyweight Matt McMahon release his debut solo album ‘The Voyage of Mary and William’ (Paths and Streams Records). The album acts as a enteral soundtrack to the treacherous and testing … Read More

Local Orchestras Thrive

Sydney seems to boast a remarkable number of orchestral groups, both professional and amateur.  Of course it’s easy enough to keep abreast of what the ACO, Sydney Symphony or Brandenburg are up to, but what about all those amateur and … Read More

JURASSIC 5 FESTIVAL SHOW STOPPERS

Jurassic 5 formed in the early nineties and quickly became known as one of the soulful and socially aware Hip Hop groups of the LA underground scene. They weren’t throwback or old school, but they embodied a nostalgic sound … Read More

Parliament Funkadelic

The legendary George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, one of the most important innovators of Funk music alongside James Brown, Sly Stone and the Funky Meters, brings the ‘awe-funk-some’ P-Funk Collective back to Australia for another Funkadeliteful groovathon next year! … Read More

Cowship Aloft! The Podcast

  Stephen Mushin with Cowship, photo by Androniki Christodoulou Illustration Stephen Mushin                       Imagine a world where cows float above the earth, … Read More

The Bagpipes

On March 18 2015, Sylvia Rosenblum spoke to Adam Wishart, Band Pipe Major with the NSW Police Pipe Band about the pipes. He started by playing Scotland the Brave/Rowan Tree/Bonnie Lass of Fyvie. http://eastsidefm.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Scotland-the-Brave_Rowan-Tree_Bonnie-Lass-of-Fyvie.mp3 Now listen to Part 1 … Read More