Live music from Jazz New Blood
Live music by Rosie Frater-Taylor (guitar and vocals) and Roella Oloro (piano) from Jazz New Blood.
In this month’s action packed show Nia Charpentier, Pearl Wise and Julia Lorke are joined by Meriel Jeater, curator at the Museum of London to talk about an upcoming exhibition about the great fire of London, we speak to Cressida Brown and the cast of her current play Re:Home, duo Georgia Fair join us in the studio for a live acoustic session, we hear about the Festival of the Imagination and we hear from Somalian born Nafisa about her arrival to London.
On this month’s show we experience some live improvised comedy from City Impro, hear from Touretteshero, a project celebrating Tourettes without self pity or mockery, Felix Bechtolsheimer from Curse of Lono plays some live country and blues, Malcolm Kaye tells us his story about growing up in Stepney and we explore the mysterious world of Data.
This month we talk to Ruth Rogers founder of The Canvas Cafe, the first ‘Happy Cafe’ in London, we hear from live music promoter Rami Radi about his new label Laid Bare Records, listen to the wonderfully calm songs of Chris Belson performing live in the studio, listen to an arrival to London story from a new audio series about migration, Nia gets fit at helps the community at GoodGym and we hear from Popaganda about selfie culture. All of that in one jam packed hour! Featuring Nia Charpentier, Danielle Manning, Pearl Wise and Ana Xavier
This month we discover the Posh Club a daytime cabaret for older folk, we have award winning writer and performer Rob Auton live with us in the studio, we talk to photographer Syd Shelton about his involvement with Rock Against Racism, singer-songwriter Amy Odell joins us for a live acoustic session, we meet Jacob and Kennedy from Take Back the City and Julia Lorke meets some Hackers at the Turbine Hall.. Presented and produced by Nia Charpentier, Pearl Wise and Danielle Manning.
This month on East Cast we take a journey into sound with the School of Noise, we talk to Gabriella Apichella about the female focused film festival Underwired, Rita Maya and Jose Cardosa from Portuguese Conspiracy about the Portuguese film event they are organising, we meet Jen Wong from Guerilla Science and Neil Samson from Carwash who are joining forces for a scientific experiment and singer songwriter Lail Arad joins us in the studio for a live session from her next album ‘Onion’ due for release next year. Presented and produced by Nia Charpentier, Danielle Manning and Pear Wise. Guest feature production by Julia Lorke.
This month on EastCast we speak to Sarah Jackson co-author of a book about East London’s role in the suffragettes movement, we meet photographer CK Goldiing with a 100 photograph mission with a £100 budget, talk sex with the directors of the resurrected cult musical Hello Again and singer songwriter Bernardo plays a live studio session.
This month on EastCast we talk to the founders of the Save The Date cafe in Dalston about food waste, singer-songwriter Chris Belson plays his latest track live in the studio, we hear how the Olympics is being blamed for destroying East London’s canal barge community, artist Stephen Shiell takes us on a tour of Cody Dock, we hear about Hear East an new initiative being built on the Olympic site; Here East and we meet a man who’ dad used to serve pints to the Krays.
This month we speak to the director the community focused Giants Theatre Company, we speak film makers Sarah Warren and Graham Bendal about their film debuts MLE and Derailed Sense at the East End Film Festival, experience some live poetry by local performer Kyronne as well as some audio insights into unemployment, coding and an interview with Torange Khonsari from Hackney Wick based art and architecture practice Public Works.
This month we speak to architectural artist Alex Schweder and Kate Altman from Arcsoc in Cambridge about their upcoming performance architecture installation, we hear some extracts from some intergenerational conversations by Hackney residents, discover how the Magna Carta is threatening a current eco community and we welcome London based singer/songwriter ‘Our Man In The Field’ for a live studio session.
For our May edition we hear from the global audio platform for the under 25s, Podium.me, discover how garden jumble trails bring people together, find out why a man left his high-powered job to make jam, and talk to a 1970s inspired barber. American musician Robert Chaney performs a live session in the studio.