Category Archives: Culture

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.

The Khyber Survives a Brush With Municipality

On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014, the Halifax Municipal Council passed a motion by Waye Mason to take The Khyber off the “surplus status” death-list. After weeks of rallying and campaigning for support, it seems the people’s voices and hard work of the Khyber Arts Society (KAS) spirited a huge win for the Khyber Arts Society.

Reading Between The Cracks: An Introduction To Crust Coast

Newfoundland fosters a unique and original skating style and it’s no surprise to locals because the streets themselves are on a level of their own. Having been described as a mini-San Francisco, it takes no stretch of the imagination to believe how challenging it can be.

The Art Marathon Festival Goes Carnival For 2014

In 2008 Eastern Edge Director Michelle Bush and her team had a vision for the gallery’s 24 Hour Art Marathon that would extend festivities into a weeklong event. The Festival aimed to celebrate an array of contemporary forms of visual art., feature projects from artists across

St. John’s Plays The Regretta Roulette

In these wee hours of Wednesday, August 6th the city of St. John’s anxiously awaits the go-ahead of what will mark the 196th anniversary of the Royal St. John’s Regatta — North America’s oldest annual sporting event. Affectionately nicknamed “The Regretta” by some, the city pauses it’s daily operations to make way for Quidi Vidi’s lakeside festivities.