The East is creating a better, happier, more artsy Maritimes
32

patrons

$107
per month
Hey there!

Do you know how many people in the Maritimes make art? Or create music? Or put on festivals, or brew beer, produce theatre, and just do really amazing stuff? There's a lot. Like, a lot a lot. It's a full time job just keeping track of it all.

That's why we've been doing it for you! The East is a free online publication, that you get to read, online, for free. We keep you up to date with all the arts and culture news we can get our hands on.

We've got a great staff who dutifully conduct those interviews, absorb that art, listen to those albums, watch those plays, drink that beer, and attend those festivals. Which is all very great for us, until the end of the day, with a thousand words bled from our souls, and our gas tanks that much lighter, when we're left wondering how to keep the lights on.

We love what we're doing, and strongly believe in supporting the arts community here. It's practically a compulsion. We didn't choose the writer's life, the writer's life chose us. But while we're supporting them, we also need to worry about finding our own support.

That's where you come in, dear reader. We want to continue to bring you all the great stuff the Maritimes has to offer, and to highlight all the things that make this such a fantastic place to live, but we'd also like to eat once in a while.

We're hoping that with your support we might do things like cover the cost of hosting, keep the wheels on the road, and in an ideal world, maybe even pay ourselves. We don't believe in things like subscriptions, and pay-walls. We believe in promoting the place we live in, celebrating it, making it accessible, and growing something that could make it even better. We hope you feel that way too and will help us accomplish this.

Need to know more about what we do? Why not check out our webpage and see what we've done so far!
Rewards
Become A Patron
$1 or more per month 8 patrons
Introductory level Patron support
  • Good karma!
  • Satisfaction in supporting the arts!
  • Get entered in Exclusive Contests!
  • You probably bought us a coffee.
Become A Better Patron
$2 or more per month 10 patrons
All the above, plus we promise not to glitterbomb you at festivals.
Shutterbug
$5 or more per month 8 patrons
All the above plus you'll get access to all of our bonus photos that we just don't have space for in the articles!
Audiophile EQ
$10 or more per month 3 patrons
Get a curated album mailed right to your door! (Once per season)
  • Receive a cd full of the best new music from the Maritimes!
  • Features album art by East Coast artist!
  • Comes with digital download code!
Become A Sponsor
$50 or more per month 0 patrons
All the above! Plus we'll list you as a sponsor on The East!
Hey there!

Do you know how many people in the Maritimes make art? Or create music? Or put on festivals, or brew beer, produce theatre, and just do really amazing stuff? There's a lot. Like, a lot a lot. It's a full time job just keeping track of it all.

That's why we've been doing it for you! The East is a free online publication, that you get to read, online, for free. We keep you up to date with all the arts and culture news we can get our hands on.

We've got a great staff who dutifully conduct those interviews, absorb that art, listen to those albums, watch those plays, drink that beer, and attend those festivals. Which is all very great for us, until the end of the day, with a thousand words bled from our souls, and our gas tanks that much lighter, when we're left wondering how to keep the lights on.

We love what we're doing, and strongly believe in supporting the arts community here. It's practically a compulsion. We didn't choose the writer's life, the writer's life chose us. But while we're supporting them, we also need to worry about finding our own support.

That's where you come in, dear reader. We want to continue to bring you all the great stuff the Maritimes has to offer, and to highlight all the things that make this such a fantastic place to live, but we'd also like to eat once in a while.

We're hoping that with your support we might do things like cover the cost of hosting, keep the wheels on the road, and in an ideal world, maybe even pay ourselves. We don't believe in things like subscriptions, and pay-walls. We believe in promoting the place we live in, celebrating it, making it accessible, and growing something that could make it even better. We hope you feel that way too and will help us accomplish this.

Need to know more about what we do? Why not check out our webpage and see what we've done so far!

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Rewards
Become A Patron
$1 or more per month 8 patrons
Introductory level Patron support
  • Good karma!
  • Satisfaction in supporting the arts!
  • Get entered in Exclusive Contests!
  • You probably bought us a coffee.
Become A Better Patron
$2 or more per month 10 patrons
All the above, plus we promise not to glitterbomb you at festivals.
Shutterbug
$5 or more per month 8 patrons
All the above plus you'll get access to all of our bonus photos that we just don't have space for in the articles!
Audiophile EQ
$10 or more per month 3 patrons
Get a curated album mailed right to your door! (Once per season)
  • Receive a cd full of the best new music from the Maritimes!
  • Features album art by East Coast artist!
  • Comes with digital download code!
Become A Sponsor
$50 or more per month 0 patrons
All the above! Plus we'll list you as a sponsor on The East!