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60 minutes | Feb 6, 2019
EastCast #79 East London Arts & Culture
EastCast explores the arts, culture and community cultivated in East London but resonating way beyond. This month Jessie Lawson and Katie Callin meet Korantema Anyimadu from Arts Emergency, Oonah Gay from East London On Foot and hear some live music from Henry Nielsen. They also share sounds from Four Corners Gallery in Roman Road, Tower Hamlets and a few clips from their last EastCast Away event.
60 minutes | Feb 6, 2019
EastCast #78 East London Arts & Culture
EastCast explores the arts, culture and community cultivated in East London but resonating way beyond. This month Pearl Wise, Jessie Lawson and Katie Callin meet Annick Metefia from Toynbee Hall and John Newman from Newham Bookshop. Jess shares one of her Night Bus Podcasts made for the Museum of London, Robin Leeburn brings us the story of the Luminary Bakery and Pearl shares some musical highlights from this year.
60 minutes | Nov 18, 2018
EastCast #77 East London Arts & Culture
This month Pearl Wise meets Gini Simpson and Shamni Pithia from Music in Detention an organisation working with immigration detainees in the UK and Steve Lazarus host and producer of the podcast Your London Legacy. She takes a peek behind the scenes at new arts and culture venue Poplar Union and young musicians Rosie Frater-Taylor and Roella Oloro from the Jazznewblood collective play live ahead of their London Jazz Festival performance later this month.
60 minutes | Oct 15, 2018
EastCast #76 East London Arts & Culture
This month Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson speak to artist Mat Jenner from TACO home to a new community radio initiative in Thamesmead- RTM, Spark London the live true storytelling event play a sample of their outlandish stories recorded at their Hackney events, Pearl takes us on an audio-tour of the E5 Bakehouse as part of a new radio series ‘The Arches’ exploring life under the railway arches and Voltage Black the genre-defying project of Ewan Fisher plays live following the release of his album ’The Curve of the Earth is With You’.
120 minutes | Sep 21, 2018
EastCast Away Listening Lounge June 2018
Once a season EastCast leaves the studio for their live Listening Lounge event where submissions from radio makers and sound artists are played to a live audience. This is the broadcast version of this event held on the 20th June at Set Space in Dalston, featuring works by Dan Wilson, Samuel Shelton Robinson and the Kitchen Sisters, Jessie Lawson, Lucy Dearlove, Michael Umney, Lucia Scazzocchio, Eloise Stevens, Hebah Fisher, Ed Baxter and Chris Janes as well as live sound art performances by Hannah White and Stephen Shiell’s Blanc Scoel Project and Mike Brooks. For more information about EastCast and EastCast Away: www.eastcastshow.com
60 minutes | Sep 21, 2018
EastCast #75 East London Arts & Culture Radio Show
EastCast explores the arts, culture and community cultivated in East London but resonating way beyond. This month Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson speak to choreographer and African dance specialist Alessandra Seutin about her Sadler’s Wells debut for ‘Reckonings’ and to Laura Mitchison from oral history and digital storytelling outfit On The Record about their latest sound walk ‘A Hackney Autobiography’. In the latest episode of Jessie Lawson’s Now Then series (stories from the over 70’s in their words) Daniel reveals his passion for Elvis and there’s live music from genre bending East London based four piece Dishy Tangent. For more information visit eastcastshow.com
60 minutes | Jul 12, 2018
EastCast #74 East London Arts & Culture Radio Show
Pearl Wise speaks to Jenny Richards from cross-cultural music makers The Grand Union Orchestra, creative director Rebecca Rowntree founder of event and podcast This Way Up - celebrating diversity in creative business, Jessie Lawson feature another episode from Now Then her series of stories from the over 70’s and Pearl discovers why a Marconi receiver has ended up in an East London pub. Live music from East London/Cambridge based trio Carolyn’s Fingers.
60 minutes | Jun 15, 2018
EastCast #73 East London Arts & Culture
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.
60 minutes | May 15, 2018
EastCast #72 East London Arts & Culture
This month Pearl Wise speaks to Hackney based author Abigail Tarttelin about her newly published feminist crime thriller Dead Girls, we delve into the vaults with Nia Charpentier's piece on pigeon whistles, Pearl reports from the opening of a community pub in Poplar commemorating World War II computer engineer Tommy Flowers, Mae-Li Evens takes us behind the scenes of Raw Materials an exhibition at the Nunnery plus live music from Jonathan Holder & The Good Thinking.
60 minutes | Apr 13, 2018
EastCast #71 East London Arts & Culture
This month Pearl Wise speaks to film director Charles Garrad about his first feature 'Waiting For You’ premiering at The East End Film Festival, Roland Fischer and Ollie Tobin from Dalston's alternative arts space SET, Hakeem Kazeem co-creator of The Batty Mama- creating space for Black and Brown LGBTQ performance and dance and Hannah White + Artur Vidal introduce Sonic Meditations.
60 minutes | Mar 16, 2018
EastCast #70 East London Arts, Culture , Community
This month Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson meet Stephen Wilson founder of Hackney based recipe kit company Make Kit, Ella Hollowood curator at Rainbow Pilgrims an oral histories project around LGBTQI migrants, Danielle and Emmet explain why everyone should try Bike Polo, Jessie continues her starting conversations series by asking East Londoners about street harassment and Dutch East London based singer-songwriter Gitta De Ridder plays live in the studio.
61 minutes | Feb 15, 2018
EastCast #69 East London Arts, Culture & Community
This month Jessie Lawson and Pearl Wise are joined by Hackney based youth campaigner Matteo Bergamini founder of the platform Shout Out Uk, performer Warren Gordon-Scott from Raincrew ahead of their show celebrating LGBTQ people of colour at Richmix, Jessie gets political and asks East Londoners their views on ‘hair’, and love is in the air (sort of) with The Trilogy of Ella from the podcast Swipe Left Swipe Left and acid rock collective Future Sound Cartel perform live in the studio.
69 minutes | Feb 14, 2018
Bonus: EastCast Away Part 2
EastCast leaves the radio studio for a live listening lounge in East London featuring audio works by talented local producers and live music. Featuring live music by A-Mens, The Climb by Mae-Li Evans, Extract from Sound Inside by Tom Glasser, Now Then (show reel) A podcast by Jessie Lawson, The Book Club by Rebecca Lloyd-Evans Everyone Else (show reel) A podcast by Eva Krysiak, The Posh Club by Lucia Scazzocchio for EastCast. Live music by King Tides.
59 minutes | Feb 14, 2018
Bonus: EastCast Away Part 1
EastCast leaves the radio studio for a live listening lounge (an open mic for radio) in East London featuring audio works by talented local producers and live music. Part 1 features :A Most Amazing Journey by Clare Lynch, Castaway by Mae-Li Evans, What happens when we talk about periods? By Femi Oriogun-Williams and Jessie Krish, Swipe Left Swipe Left (podcast show reel) by Claire Crofton and Gavin Sheik’s Arrival by Lucia Scazzocchio, The life and times of Fangora du Carcuss by London Compass (Theo Johnson and Joel Cox), Starting conversations - Sex by Jessie Lawson for EastCast, Laura by Lucy Dearlove from the Lecker podcast. Live performance of Odysseus in Westfield by Mike Brooks.
60 minutes | Jan 12, 2018
EastCast #68 East London Arts & Culture Radio Show
This month Pearl Wise and Jonny Virgo meet Number 90 events manager Petra Kluk ahead of a new female-centric event series and Madeleine Dunnigan from feminist glossy mag Ladybeard, Jonny reports on unsung black hero; 1948 olympic gold medalist Arthur Wint and Jessie Lawson twins the show with East Glasgow via voices from the Sigoha Project. Rising UK guitar phenomenon John Fairhurst performs live.
64 minutes | Dec 15, 2017
EastCast #67 East London Arts & Culture
EastCast explores the arts, culture and community nurtured in East London but resonating way beyond. This month Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson introduce some of their other audio adventures with an episode with Dalston legend Newton Dunbar from Jessie’s new podcast Now Then - stories of and told by people over 70 and at the other end of the life scale; teenagers from Spotlight Radio Club discover a R-Urban Poplar a sustainable neighbourhood hub in a local carpark, Pearl takes a tour with The Lower Clapton Tales author Carolyn Clark revisits over 60’s cabaret, The Posh Club and Hackney Wick based band based King Tides play live in the studio.
59 minutes | Nov 10, 2017
EastCast #66 East London Arts & Culture Radio Show
This month Jonny Virgo, Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson are joined by Jonny Donovan from the Place Like Home Project - a series of photographs and interviews with people in places they call home. Jonny talks to Australian food writer Lani Kingston about her new book about our city's biggest addiction London Coffee published by Hoxton Mini Press. Pearl discovers how Hackney based organisation Xenia connecting migrant women and English speaking women has been working with artists Fourthland on their latest exhibition Bear Mother House, in her next episode of starting conversations, Jessie asks people on Ridley road how they define sex and finally Hackney based singer songwriter, poet A-Mens performs live in the studio.
63 minutes | Oct 16, 2017
EastCast #65 East London Arts & Culture Rado Show
EastCast explores the arts, culture and community nurtured in East London but resonating way beyond. This month Jonny Virgo, Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson are joined by Ed Cooke founder of Memrise tool to help you learn better and some men who are disrupting gender stereotypes via their Great Men initiative. Jessie Lawson continues her starting conversations series and asks East Londoners about The Menopause, we learn how Dalston Cola is quietly changing perceptions of fizzy pop and Celia Robbins reveals why you shouldn’t burn your diary as The Bishop Gate’s Institute's Great Diary Project may be interested in your musings.
61 minutes | Sep 19, 2017
EastCast #64 East London Arts & Culture Radio Show
This month Jonny Virgo, Pearl Wise and Sasha Edye-Lindner are joined by Kasia Uscinska and Viv Ellis from Nasty Women, an event celebrating female artists in support of women’s rights. Jessie Lawson continues her series of starting conversations and talks to random East Londoners about masturbation, we hear about a collaborative exhibition with residents from the Wedlock Barn Estate in Hoxton - Permissible Notations Of, Oliver Meek executive director of Dalston’s Rio Cinema explains why the cinema is such an important part of local heritage and singer-songwriter Phil Cosby plays live in the studio ahead his Blue Daze EP release.
60 minutes | Jul 14, 2017
EastCast #63 East London Arts & Culture Radio Show
This month Jonny Virgo, Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson are joined by Roxi Jahanshani and Asma Shah from You Make It an organisation enabling young unemployed women to pursue their goals, influential transmedia creator and CEO of story gaming platform Conducttr Rob Pratten and and cross-media artist SG Milner ahead of his The Night Is Over, Applaud exhibition. New contributor Celia Robbins takes us on The Ancestors Trail in Epping Forest and Jessie investigates why ‘that time of the month’ is still taboo.
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