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Another week, another new retailer to open its doors in Stratford’s East Village. Already with four venues across London, the JaguarShoes Collective is expanding once more and unveiling a fifth space in the former Athletes’ Village. We caught up with Pasha Jacobs, who is the Creative Producer at REDYELLOWBLUE, to find out what this new space is all about. (Spoiler: it has nothing to do with shoes).

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First of all – can you give us an introduction to what REDYELLOWBLUE is?

REDYELLOWBLUE is a new digital art …

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Have you ever raised money for a charity by getting people to sponsor you or donate to your cause online?

This week @HereEast spoke to the maker and self-taught coder who is hoping to inspire a new generation of giving. The idea behind this new start-up is from his frustration around how charities communicate the impact of their work, especially to a younger audience. He explains that over the last year in particular, there have been a lot of different issues playing out, which has resulted in a lack of trust in charities generally.

Let’s take a look at…

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Since 2012, London trio Lazy Susan have drawn crowds to their hilarious comedy nights and character-driven sketch shows. Garnering high praise from the likes of Jack Dee and having taken their first full-length show to Edinburgh in 2013, we talk to Celeste Dring to find out what all the fuss is about.

So, you’re Lazy Susan, formerly Lebensmüde. What’s the story behind the name?

Our old name, Lebensmüde, was basically an in-joke that got out of control. We …

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Next weekend is Elefest, the celebration of the culture and creativity in Elephant and Castle. Thanks to funding from sponsors like Delancey this year’s festival looks like it will be the best one yet. Although east London will always have a special place in our heart, we decided to cross the blue boarder to ask Festival Director and London College of Communication alumnus Rob Wray about what’s going on down south.

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Today we’re excited to be showcasing something new on London Living, which will be a relatively regular feature from now on.

‘London Grilling’ is a short set of questions (five to be exact) that we will be posing to some of our favourite Londoners over the coming weeks and months.

Like London Living as a whole, the idea is not to impose our views on you – but to foreground those of the most interesting and diverse London voices out there. A quickfire five, the questions …

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