Category Archives: Culture

Hali-Con 2014: Through The Lens of Paul Rebar

Hal-Con is the largest sci-fi, fantasy and gaming convention in Atlantic Canada. Earlier this month Paul Rebar quested to this annual Atlantic geek mecca to capture the fans, LARPers, cosplayers, collectors, gamers, modders, makers, artists, writers and special guests gathered together by their shared pursuits.

Also included are stills from Hal-Con’s tie-in event Rave of Thrones, held at Halifax’s Marquee Ballroom and hosted by Game of Thrones actor Kristian Nairn. Yes, Hodor is also a DJ.

BlueKaffee or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Write the Blog

On BlueKaffee, people were sharing their innermost experiences, like the trauma of being a teenager, or the excitement of seeing a new girlfriend or boyfriend, with people that they ran into in math class every day […] That just wasn’t a thing then. So for a lot of us it was an exposure to social networking with peers that they knew in real life before that was a common experience.

In Case You Missed It #02: A Call For Submissions

For the last two months we’ve stressed our intention to build a platform where you call the shots and tell us what’s cool around Atlantic Canada. In an ongoing effort to follow through with this plan In Case You Missed It is back for round two.

Once again, we are looking to you folks for a capture (picture, video, blurb etc.) from any event in Atlantic Canada you wish to share with us. We’ll be featuring our favourite entries on the site.

In Case You Missed It In NL – September 19th-21st

This edition of In Case You Missed It offers some great contributions to help recap the weekend of September 19th-21st in NL, and preview some photographic content set to be published later this week.

Featuring captures from the Take Back The Night March, The Ceebs Skate Competition, and live sets from Monsterbator, The Beer Patrice and Werewoman.

Crust Coast – Nitty Gritty Video Premiere

In case anybody missed it, or you’re just getting brought up to date through this post now, two great locals recently put together the best skateboarding video to come out of Newfoundland to-date.

For “Nitty Gritty”, which premiered this passed June, Jacob White and Jared Hawco stacked film from around the St. John’s area onto footage collected during their winter trip skateboarding in China this passed February.

In Case You Missed It: A Call For Submissions

We at Secret East are reaching out to you to share a capture (picture, video, blurb etc.) from any event or occurrence you happen to catch in Atlantic Canada for a chance to have your contribution published on the site. To celebrate the announcement of this segment we will be holding a Secret Giveaway. Any submission featured on the site will be entered in a draw to win a gift basket of solid Atlantic Canadian loot.