Samantha Fitzpatrick is a self-proclaimed “cluttered mind and over-thinker”. Despite her beginnings in spoken word and slam poetry, she has recently “found solace in minimalism”.
August is an exciting time to be in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Let’s see, you’ve got George Street Fest, the Folk Festival in Bannerman Park, the Downtown Busker Festival, Shed Island, HOLD FAST and even more that I am probably forgetting, or maybe haven’t heard of
Spoken Word St. John’s is celebrating its 2-year anniversary this Sunday, and you can be a part of the poetry party. Join them at 7:30 PM @ The Ship Pub.
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.
“The big thing about anyone who wants to be an artist, or a poet, or a writer is that you can’t just be that one thing,” says Bolduc, “You have to find creative ways to keep doing what you love to do. In the midst of a changing atmosphere within your medium.”
Secret East TV has teamed up with Spoken Word St. John’s to offer a capture of the poetry and performance of Riley Palanca in our first Spoken Word at the Log Cabin session. We’ve combined a video feature with three pieces of audio, and the accompaniment of a written profile, courtesy of contributor Russell Cochrane.
Created and crafted by talented Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University (NSCAD) grad, artist and toy maker Vanessa Wilson, Sugar Town Studio is an emerging line of strange and endearing hand-crafted figurines that are taking Halifax by storm.
For nearly a quarter of a century, the Festival of New Dance has been attracting audiences from all over Newfoundland to St. John’s for a expo of many styles of dance. For a city and province that can sometimes be described as “starved” for a variety of entertainment, The Festival of New Dance’s is bringing together a diverse repertoire of acts.
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.