Live music from Jazz New Blood
Live music by Rosie Frater-Taylor (guitar and vocals) and Roella Oloro (piano) from Jazz New Blood.
The April edition of EastCast discovers how The Art of Dining create a unique supper experience, we talk to Claire Martin the co-director of Mill Co about the spaces they manage across London, meet the photographers/founders of the guide book series London Independent Store Guides, get to know more about an independent film festival Shorts on Tap and speak to Ryan Buckstein – Chief Cultural Engineer of the Ace Hotel Group.. and music from The Marbles Jackson and Lail Arad.
This show explores the different ways people use space in East London. We talk to two sets of Portuguese entrepreneurs bringing tastes, sights and sounds from the country, how a memorial has been created in Bethnal Green where many East Londoners died in a tragic accident during World Word II and how Eat Work Art are making derelict spaces into veritable community hubs for business and more.
Presented and produced by Nia Chapentier, Ana Xavier and Pearl Wise.
For this edition of East London’s favourite arts and culture show, we team up with the Dalstonist paper and website to bring you the sounds behind their words. We talk to photographer Jan Klos about the people pulling your pints, Viktor Wynd takes us behind the scenes at his Museum of Curiosities, Amy Redmond gives us a big night out at Sink the Pink, artist Wilfrid Wood shares his passion for dogs and we hear some music by Andreya Traina and Mike Skinner.
This month we hear from an improv comedy group “Play it by ear”, find out more about Food Assembly who are making locally sourced food more easily accessible, we meet the cast of of Big House Theatre, made up of young people who have been through the care system, enjoy a live session by singer songwriter Hattie Whitehead and we re-run the Rising from the Dust audio documentary about night club founder and DJ, Newton Dunbar.
On this episode of EastCast, presenters Nia Charpentier, Ana Xavier and Pearl Wise bring you satirical cartoonists Modern Toss, improvised comedy, a bike kitchen, an urban medicinal meadow, and a song dedicated to Leonard Cohen’s 80th birthday.
This episode explores music in East London with a session and interview from musicians Lail Arad and Joel Bailey, we talk to Daniel Goldman about CASA – the Latin American Theatre Festival and their new all night event ‘Night of Ideas’ and Ana goes to the open mic night Laid Bare at the Hackney Attic.
The EastCast team talk to local Hackney residents about what living in Hackney means to them, the history of the area and how it has changed. These interviews were recorded live from The Narrow Way in Hackney, in collaboration with The Decorators and Hackney Museum. All the music is also comprised of voices of Hackney with a diverse range of Hackney’s talent over the years.
On this episode of EastCast we talk to Ansel Neckles about the Let’s Be Brief pop up school specialised in workshops for local businesses, Anna Maloney tells us about Hackney’s Wick’s annual arts festival Hackney Wicked, we dig out an interview with the now renowned homeless artist John Dolan and we welcome the band Ringlefinch for some live music in the studio. We have music on the show by Blues Pills, Songhoy Blues, the Range and Jacco Gardner.
On this week’s show we speak to the artist behind the elusive colourful mushrooms growing around East London, learn how to make shoes without any stitching, look up at buildings with some senior explorers, talk sculptures with Christine Ohuorugu and talk to one the brains behind co-working space Creative Blocks. The music is of course from bands playing in East London soon, including: Dressmaker, Laurence Crane, Julia Holter, Soul 2 Soul and Slow Club.