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FINDING OUT ABOUT MAKING AIRWAVES

Making Airwaves is a collaboration between Eastside Radio and the Windgap Foundation which gives adults with an intellectual disability the opportunity to learn about how to make and produce radio programs and the to create … Read More

Writers in the Park Festival

It is emphatically the People’s Park. One of the grandest adornments of this beautiful country – Sir Henry Parkes, opening Centennial Park, 26 January 1888. Writers in the Park is the inaugural People’s Park Literary Festival in the world’s largest … Read More

Radiothon 2015 Major Prize Winners

Congratulations to all our lucky Major, Gold and Business Supporter Prize Draw Winners! Please see below to find out if you were one of the lucky ones. Thank you to everyone for becoming a supporter of Eastside Radio during our … Read More

Soul of Sydney – Larry Levan Birthday Special!

Soul of Sydney – Larry Levan Birthday Special Sydney, your soul ain’t gonna know what hit it! The awesome people at Soul of Sydney have organised an equally awesome line up to commemorate the birthday of former … Read More

Making Airwaves Makes Radio Accessible

Ideas, stories, interviews and insights from adults who have an intellectual disability Sydney radio station, Eastside FM 89.7, will be airing Making Airwaves July 7th at 6pm. Making Airwaves is a … Read More

OneSpace presents “One Vibration”

With years of experience at the forefront of the Sydney music scene, a new organization within the “conscious music” community is teaming bands up with healthy living to present a series of underground events. Offering an alternative style of … Read More

Jason Noble on the Clarinet

On  1 July 2015, clarinettist Jason Noble was a guest on Arts Wednesday, talking about and playing some of the wonderful instruments he brought into the studio. Here is Part 1 of our conversation: http://eastsidefm.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/01-Jason-Noble-1.mp3 Jason plays a Bach Courante … Read More

Happy Birthday W.B!

This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the birth of the great Irish poet and playwright William Butler Yeats. Why Yeats Matters is a question that is continually being asked a century and a half after his birth, and we simply have … Read More

Community Billboard 29th of June to the 5th of July

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

Woollahra in Spring

This spring, the Woollahra area will host a season of arts and culture, showcasing the vibrant and creative local community. During September to November 2015 the harbourside-east locations of Paddington through to Vaucluse will come alive with all that’s great about our area; … Read More

Anita Pollard´s project `ROUND THELONIOUS´

Thursday Jammin’ host Anita Pollard has been working hard on creating a one-woman stage show based on the incredible, true story of a rebellious baroness who fell under a musical spell when she heard a recording of African-American jazz … Read More

ONE NIGHT ONLY: Chasing The Moon in Randwick

Chasing The Moon(Image Via moondance.com.au)   Night owls rejoice! For one night only, Sydney gypsy jazz gang Chasing the Moon will send Randwick into dance frenzy on Friday 24 July, as presented by the Randwick Council Twilight … Read More

Arts Wednesday 1 July 2015

Jason Noble This week at 10:40 am, we hear Part 2 of Corbusier and Co with EdLippmann, exploring the modernist movement in architecture and today we talk about Corbusier himself. At 11:00 am, my special guest is Jason … Read More

Album of the Week – ‘Dee Dee’s Feathers’ by Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

The album takes listeners on a journey throughout the rich historical tradition of New Orleans Jazz, a founding musical genre that grounds much of it’s contemporaries. With that said, the Sony Music release is nothing short of reinvention, revitalisation and … Read More

See You at the Barricades – Art, Politics and Nostalgia

Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan talks in-depth with Macushla Robinson, Assistant Curator of Contemporary International Art at the AGNSW about the exhibition See You at the Barricades. The exhibition explores the nexus between protest art and art-as-critique, as well as the … Read More

What can you do to save the world? Plenty!

Don’t despair about the state of the planet – especially the ocean. This afternoon on Monday Drive we are exploring all the positive and even fun things you can do to combat some serious issues – whether it’s how to … Read More

Arts Monday – See You at the Barricades

Join me, Jane Raffan, for a program that takes an in-depth look at the exhibition ‘See You at the Barricades’, currently on show at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. I’ll be chatting with … Read More

There is nothing ordinary about Alison Coulthurst

Alison Coulthurst is an artist whose soul leaks into her artwork. The feminine beauty, the earthy tones, the multilayered canvas all evoke a spirit of strength and warmth. This June, SOHO Galleries presented her latest exhibition “There Are No Ordinary Moments”, … Read More

The Freedman Jazz Award Finalists 2015

The four finalists of the 2015 Freedman Jazz Award have been just been announced. They are Tal Cohen, Peter Farrar, Mike Rivett and Gian Slater. The finalists come from all around Australia – Perth, Cairns, Melbourne and Sydney – … Read More

Early South African Jazz on Dial Afrika with Peter Smetana, July 1st and 8th

EARLY SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ 1960 – 70s Hi folks, Peter Smetana here from FreedomJazzDance, sitting in for PJ who is away for these shows. I’ll be presenting a show of South African jazz. It grew in spite of apartheid. Its … Read More