James Piecowye thinking out loud

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24 of the BEST Indie Music tunes from the middle east in 2017

I am easily the luckiest guy in Dubai. Every week Adam, the guy in the picture above, joins me for the price of a cup of decaf, to talk about the coolest indie music in the middle east and along the way we actually get to play the tunes. So, not only do I get […]

Tool Time with James? Naaah the Nightline Fit-it show

So, way back when I was a grad student in Montreal I spent some time working with St. Remy Multimedia and the project I worked on as an assistant editor was the rewrite of the Time-Life Home Repair and Improvement Series. I didn’t work on all the books but I worked on several and it […]

We all love to talk tech!

If you are looking for an educational, informative and above all entertaining look at what is going on in the world of TECH then you want to sit down with myself and Andrew Thomas from NEXA. For almost an hour a week we deconstruct the world of consumer technology. This week was all about the […]

Fix that ride but via the radio

We are always surprised by how many people are literate about the latest models of cars on the road but have very basic or zero ability to perform even the most basic maintenance on their rides. When I say we I am talking about Glenn Power and myself. Funny story how this show came about, […]

Talking Cars in Dubai

Because we all love to have a conversation about cars, trucks, mods and more I manage to sit down with the guys at MotoringME.com once a week and have a national conversation about all that is on our minds about automobiles. If you have not had a chance to look at the stuff MotoringME.com is […]

Inspiration through conversation.

I had the opportunity to talk to Noush Like Sploosh several weeks back and her words are still echoing in my mind. I speak to many artists through what I do on DubaiEye and they are all very interesting but Noush had something more going on. What I came away from our conversation was a new level of […]

Do you have a book in you?

Do you have the creative energy to write a book? Have you started to write your story and stopped? I had the opportunity to speak to Dedra Stevenson about her latest book, it will scare the pants off you, and learn a bit more about creative process. Inspiring, entertaining and informative is a conversation with […]

The Dubai Music Industry

  My interest in the workings of cultural industries started well before grad school. Over the past 25 years I have gone from Canada to the UAE and from one industrial environment to another. What has not changed is the fact that cultural industries are one of the most cherished by nations and the most […]

A conversation and the music of Kamal Musallam

I had the pleasure of speaking to Kamal Musallum, about his music and more and Kamal was easily one of the most interesting musical artists I have ever spoken to. Take a look at this video to get an idea who I am talking about and pay attention to the tune, there is a quiz later! […]

What is it about litter?

It is hard to understand why so many people continue to litter today. The reality that we are drowning in litter is undeniable. Here are some articles that drive home how big the litter issue is. http://www.litteritcostsyou.org/9-interesting-facts-and-statistics-about-littering/ http://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/wordwide-litter-stats http://7days.ae/turn-tide%E2%80%88clear-trash-beach/92601 http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/environment/dubai-municipality-cracks-down-on-littering-1.1308149 http://www.thenational.ae/uae/environment/50-per-cent-of-camels-deaths-caused-by-litter-in-uae http://7days.ae/eco-group-hits-out-at-litterbugs-in-the-uae The Podcast on Litter From Nightline.  

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