Enjoy our curated playlist roundup of some audiovisual stimuli to prep your eyes and ears for the Shed Island Festival in St. John’s, NL (August 13th-15th) as we begin to countdown the mere days and hours to kick-off.
Shifty Bits Circus kicks off in Fredericton, St. John’s & Halifax Pride celebrations reach their closing events, Shed Island parties like it’s 2013 with a “super rare reunion show”, Spoken Word St. John’s turns two, and Branch Ricky step out of a brief hiatus for a single summer gig.
The Secret East TV crew made a house call to capture some backyard ball hockey and basement rock n’ roll with the great Branch Ricky.
Shed Island 2 confirms their full festival roster, bar show schedule, and official poster by Noah Bender.
Walter Mackey is a 20-something year old writer from a small town in rural Newfoundland of approximately 30 people. He has to tell people from town he’s from Splash ‘n’ Putt because they don’t know where Culls Harbour is located.
Six happenings in St. John’s that you might have missed this week, or don’t want to miss this weekend:
A Cowabunga wedding with a honeymoon tour kickoff, local short film Flankers now available for full stream, local emcee MAK11 drops debut video and prepares for Random Sound, Trouble Bound Studio presents St. John’s first ever tattoo convention, mainstay rock venue Distortion turns 9, and Neon Satori prepare another family-friendly and free afternoon EDM party at Bannerman park.
Heather Nolan is a 23-year-old musician, photographer, writer, and otherwise dreamer who currently resides in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. She has been publishing poetry and fiction for 10 years.
Bloodcove 17 & 18
Written & Illustrated by Ricky King
By popular query and polite demand we are now opening up submissions for poetry and short fiction selections on the Secret East webzine, and we’re quite excited to crack the floodgates for all you delightful wordsmiths.