Christmas has a rich history of cultural ritual and personal custom, including all the trimmings of turkey, cartoons, family, and the inevitable awkwardness that ensues. It’s a time to be happy and humble, giving and grateful… and assimilate to the every whim of ma/pa, nanny/grampy and previously-estranged uncles/aunts and cousins who decided, for whatever reason, this was their year. The holidays are not always a joyous time for everyone because—let’s be honest—belonging is hard.
In 2012, an antidote to yuletide adversity was given unto man in the form of Lights and Frost, the 10th full length studio album by Gary Flanagan.
Continue reading Gary Flanagan Re-Releases ‘Lights & Frost’ Just In Time For The Holidays
The Town Heroes released a cover of ‘Silent Night’ just in time for the Christmas season, but according to member Mike Ryan, the cover has been a year in the making. Continue reading Single: A Year in the Making for The Town Heroes’ ‘Silent Night’
We love music. All kinds of it. And if it comes on vinyl then it’s all the better. These are, naturally, our favourite east coast gift ideas this year: all fine examples of local music. Some of these albums aren’t just our favourite local music, but our favourite music anywhere. Continue reading East Coast Christmas Gift Guide 2017: For Audiophiles
We all enjoy sprucing up our living space with something new every now and then, so why not gift someone special in your life a locally made item for their home this season? Here’s a list of some around-the-house items created by amazing local talent here on the East Coast.
Continue reading East Coast Christmas Gift Guide 2017: For Your Home
The best part of any holiday is the food (and drinks). We all have foodies in our lives—or maybe we’re the foodies ourselves—who would love to get a taste of something special over the holidays. Here’s a list of just some of the wonderful food and drink items our region has to offer. Continue reading East Coast Christmas Gift Guide 2017: For The Foodies In Your Life