EastCast is coming out of the studio for our 2nd live Listening Lounge where radio, podcast and sound art makers, movers and shakers get to showcase their work to a captive audience. This best way to describe it? – A curated open mic for radio.
We’ve received an incredible range of submissions from London and beyond, so expect an evening of audio gems in a cosy setting. Also live ‘radio’ performances from Hannah White and Stephen Shiel with their ‘dream machine’ and an audio essay by Mike Brooks.
Wednesday 20th June, 7pm-late, £3 on the door. Set, 27a Dalston Lane
More info here
As the V&A prepares to open it’s East London outpost in the Olympic Park, they’ve actually taken over a small space in Poplar called the Lansbury Micro Museum. Their current exhibition ‘Seeing Red’ is a collection of posters from the women’s printing workshop See Red who where very active members of London’s feminist movement in the 70s and 80’s.
Live Session: Morgan Lorelle
Live music from Morgan Lorelle a musician, photographer and blood cancer researcher based in East London.
Museum In A Box
I went to meet George Oats and Charlie Cattel-Killeck at their studio in Hoxton, I worked with them on the Seeing Red project we’ll hear about later but I was intrigued to find out more about this rather nifty idea of taking exhibits out of the museum, using sound to bring them life called Museum in a Box
Now Then: Eva
An extract from Jessie Lawson’s podcast series, Now Then, which shares the stories of people who are over 70 years old. This is Eva’s story.
Interview with Jorge Lopes Ramos from ZU-UK
Interview with Jorge Lopes Ramos from interactive theatre and digital arts organisation ZU-UK about their upcoming project and crowdfunding campaign; Pick me up (and hold me tight) that tackles the difficult topic of suicide.
This month Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson speak to Jorge Lopes Ramos from theatre and digital art company ZU-UK about their ambitious upcoming interactive audio event, Pearl discovers how Museum in a Box are combining the internet of things and museum handling collections and plays some sounds from Seeing Red an exhibition of consciousness raising posters by the feminist women’s screen print workshop See Red, Jessie introduces Eva from her Now Then podcast – giving voice to people over 80, plus live music from singer/songwriter Morgan Lorelle.
The Tommy Flowers Community Pub
Lucia Scazzocchio went to the launch of a new community pub in Poplar conceived by arts collective Fitzrovia Noir and dedicated to a local personality (and soon to be national hero?) computer engineer Tommy Flowers.
Tommy Flowers Pub
Live session: Jonathan Holder & The Good Thinking
Live studio session with Jonathan Holder & The Good Thinking with two band members Andrew Hunt on guitar, vocals and Page on drums.
Raw Materials at Bow Arts – The Nunnery
Mae-Li Evans takes us to The Nunnery at Bow Arts for their latest exhibition exploring raw materials and more specifically Textiles.