In 2010, Stephanie Beaumont combined her affinity for Canada’s East Coast and her passion for all things entertainment – along with her experience in story telling (on-camera and on-air) to launch a website designed to celebrate all the people, places and things that make the 4 Atlantic Provinces so very special. After a decade full of fun flag waving we’re ready to expand our focus and share EVERYTHING there is to enjoy and experience here on Canada’s East Coast. We’re so happy you’re here to catch the next BIG wave – East Coast Curator!
Live & Love
There’s so much to love here in Atlantic Canada and so East Coast Curator will shine the spotlight on some of our favourite things from design and decor, to health and beauty, handcrafted creations to re-imagined real estate and so much more.
Stay & Play
With the incredible array of stellar spots to STAY here on Canada’s East Coast – we can’t wait to showcase them all – from decked out resorts to warm and welcoming B&B’s, cottages to campgrounds and on and on – and when it comes to the PLAY part there’s no end to all the fun in store!
Eat & Drink
The East Coast Curator invites you to SAVOUR all the EAST COAST flavour – from treasured traditional recipes to new turns on the classics, signature cocktails to spectacular spots to dine and celebrate this scrumptious corner of the planet!
Watch & Listen
From East Coast productions to Atlantic Canadians at work – from the big screen to the small, from the airwaves to the concert halls, from red carpet arrivals to backstage and behind the scenes – East Coast Curator will shine the spotlight on all things entertainment.
SeaAndBeScene.com was launched
An entertainment based, magazine style website designed to celebrate the people, places and things that make the 4 Atlantic Provinces so very special
1st On Set Visit REPUBLIC OF DOYLE
Celebrating the amazing productions here on Canada’s East Coast got even sweeter with the chance to chat with the cast and crew on set – our visit to the St.John’s set for REPUBLIC OF DOYLE would mark the first of many #lucky WATCH
1st Time to Celebrate the SEAson with a 4 part Series on Breakfast Television for CTV Atlantic
Great gift giving ideas gathered from our travels around the 4 Atlantic Provinces from cherished recipes to spirited cocktails, hand crafted works of art to one of kind creations. WATCH
1st time with Cape Breton Christmas Daddies
A wonderful opportunity to co-host and perform on this time honoured telethon. It would be the first of many years with the team and serve as the starting point for many future creative projects
CHRISTMAS BY THE SEA released and
The Sidekick’s 1st Co-Hosting Segment
Inspired by visitors who were looking to Sea and be Scene for a smidge of back home – and that is how much they ‘wish they were here’ I released a new holiday song to celebrate the SEAson… AND this Christmas would also mark the first of many collaborations with me and The Sidekick – so many of them revolving around the festive season
1st Time Singing the Anthems at Mile One
Always such an honour to sing the national anthems for the Ice Caps – this time was thanks to my interview with then President & CEO of the team Danny Williams #neverhursttoask
SEA AND BE SCENE TV Premieres
Our EAST COAST celebration expands with our series premiere from the 32nd Annual Atlantic International Film Festival would mark the start of over 4 Seasons with Bell Aliant’s TV1 here in Atlantic Canada – what a wonderful adventure it would be!!! WATCH
Season 2 of SEA AND BE SCENE TV premieres
We kicked off our second season of the series in Digby Nova Scotia shining the spotlight on the Annual Wharf Rat Rally – an episode they would use to market their event until hiring Rae of Hope Productions to produce a new version in 2017 WATCH
SABStv Takes a Road Trip to Toronto
When one of your favourite #NLfellas invites you to the big smoke to celebrate at their Company Theatre Concert – You Go!!! And you make the most of it – filming 3 episodes in total – all of them jammed with incredible East Coast folks and kindred spirits
1st Feature Articles for Atlantic Business Magazine were published
Thrilled to expand the EAST COAST Celebration even further to the world of print with the most award winning and largest circulation business magazine in the region. Contributing 2 regular full page features “In the Spotlight” and “Sea And Be Scene”
Christmas in the Workshop with The Sidekick
#SABStv SEAsonal Celebration added the first of what would become an annual tradition – Christmas in the Workshop meant myself and The Sidekick could share all the great crafting, decorating, recipes and festive fun ideas we had for the holidays. Each year would be themed with our first focused on #CandyCanes
LAKESIDE Cottage Makeover Special
Building on the Stephanie’s side hustle (and affinity for) home decor and make-overs on a budget SEA AND BE SCENE TV captured the action at a cottage make-over project all down over a weekend. WATCH
TV1 Exclusive Red Carpet Gala Special
On special assignment for Bell Aliant FibreOP’s TV1 the Sea and be Scene TV team take in all the Red Carpet action from the 35th Annual Atlantic Film Festival Gala Opening with Wayne Carter, Paul Gross and Allan Hawco as guests. WATCH
RaeOfHopeProductions.com Goes Live!
After over 25 years combined experience in everything from corporate marketing to broadcast radio & television, on-line content creation to event management, music marketing to social networking – we branched out again with launch of…. RAE OF HOPE PRODUCTIONS! Uniquely positioned to work on creative solutions for East Coast Companies, Communities, Artists and Small Businesses – together we can develop the perfect plan for building your brand and maximizing your budget.
THE SIDEKICK Co-hosts a whole episode
The Sidekick officially jumps in front of the camera to co-hosts SEA AND BE SCENE’s coverage of the 2nd Annual Hubbards Barn Food Truck Rally in Hubbards, Nova Scotia. WATCH
#SABStv’s 5th Season starts On Set
Ep.501 has #SABStv on the St.John’s, NL set of the new DISCOVERY CANADA/NETFLIX Original FRONTIER. Guests include Allan Hawco, Shawn Doyle, Greg Bryk, Peter Blackie, Michael Ground and many more. Cast Interviews, sets, costume design and more.
#SABStv Exclusive PURE On Set Special
We head to Windsor, Nova Scotia set of CBC’s new dramatic series PURE. She’ll talk to the cast members including Ryan Robbins, Alex Paxton-Beesley, Rosie Perez, AJ Buckley and Dylan Taylor, as well as Exec.Producer/Series Writer Michael Amo and Exec.Producer/Series Director Ken Girotti. WATCH
SEA AND BE SCENE… And HEARD Radio/Podcast Premiere
Ever so grateful to the folks at COVE FM in beautiful Hubbards, Nova Scotia for giving me the chance to expand our EAST COAST Celebration to the wonderful world of radio. With each broadcast I want to bring you closer to some of the amazing personalities that make up this corner of the world – they might be native to Nova Scotia or New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island or Newfoundland & Labrador – or they may be kindred spirits who simply adore living and working in Atlantic Canada . The only requirement here is that you raise your fun flag and wave it in salute of Canada’s Awesome East Coast. Our chats will be just that – very conversational, not entirely sensible and with any luck totally enjoyable.
Broadcast Premiere of Soundtrack
Oh I how I love producing and hosting this little show. Consider it your one hour red carpet ride to the marvelous music of movies and television. You’ll get the inside scoop on the songs, as well as the feature films and TV productions in which they were played. We’ll also catch up when we can to the songwriters, composers, producers, directors and music supervisors attached to the tunes and of course we’ll enjoy the songs themselves. Grab your popcorn and tune in for SOUNDTRACK on Cove FM whenever SEA AND BE SCENE… And HEARD is on hiatus.
#SABStv Head WAY West for the CCMA’s
Our work with the incomparable Manicdown Music allowed for the opportunity to travel WAY west – Saskatoon to be exact for the 2017 Canadian Country Music Awards – on camera interviews, radio shows and podcasts were created – such an awesome time!
#SABStv at FIN for THE CHILD REMAINS
We’re there for the 2017 FIN Atlantic International Film Festival’s Gala Screening of Micheal Melski’s award winning horror film. We catch up to the director, along with stars Allan Hawco and Shelley Thompson.
Broadcast Premiere for ‘Tis the SEAson
Now an Annual tradition – this charming show with The Sidekick – celebrate the SEAson with festive tunes, fun facts, celebrity requests and as much #Christmas spirit as we can squeeze into an hour.
Began Working With the Municipality of Chester and the South Shore Tourism Cooperative
Excited to be a part of a brand new chapter in marketing Tourism for the Municipality with the focus on a new Tourism Ambassador Strategy, along with a brand new website, event creation, asset marketing, social media and more. Efforts with the South Shore Tourism Cooperative would include the Christmas Crawl, Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl, 2020 Reboot and so much more!
Neptune Theatre Debut
I can’t tell you how excited I was to be singing the Canadian National Anthem for 2 shows – as Neptune Theatre presents PLAYING WITH FIRE: THE THEO FLEURY STORY – I’m on October 28th & November 2nd
YOU ARE MY CHRISTMAS single drops
Ever so grateful to my co-writer Fred Lavery and Sony Music Canada’s Warren Copnick for everything they did to bring this song to life and out to EVERYONE so they could enjoy the festive SEAson. In was inspired by and written for #TheSidekick My Christmas wish is that everyone has someone who’s their Christmas too – so they can feel free to play my song and say to them “This song is for YOU!” Here’s the link
Moderate DCG’s Special Evening with FRONTIER
Beyond thrilled to have been asked to join in the fun for the Frontier Season 3 Premiere Screening at The Rooms in St.Johns December 4th – great thanks to Hans Engel and the DIRECTORS GUILD OF CANADA for this wonderful night of CELEBRATION for the phenomenal TEAM behind #FRONTIER – Peter Blackie and John Vatcher
Moderated DGC Visionaries Panels at FIN
YOU KNOW HOW MUCH I FIN Atlantic International Film Festival so you know I’m over the moon about moderating the 1st annual DGC VISIONARIES at #FIN with Allan Hawco
September 15/19 at the The Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites. JUST LOOK AT THE LINE UP OF STELLAR #FILMMAKERS and make plans to join us for this #FREE #FIN2019 Event DGC Ontario #DirectorsGuildOfCanada #dreamgig
I’LL GIVE YOU MY HEART THIS CHRISTMAS
So excited to co-write a brand new Christmas song with Cape Breton buddies Fred Lavery and Aaaron C.Lewis – and happier still to be able to be able have the world premiere of “I’ll Give You My Heart This Christmas” on the Cape Breton Christmas Daddies Telethon.
Recorded Duet at Barrytone Studios in New Brunswick
So excited to be a part of the very first East Coast Project made at the newly relocated MEGA AWARD WINNING Barrytone Studios in New Brunswick – my dear friend Jason Barry has returned to his homeland and made his premiere project the sophomore CD for NS born artist Jason Price. LISTEN
SeaAndBeScene.com Tunes 10!!!
EastCoastCurator.com goes live
We’re so happy you’re here for the next BIG wave – we can’t wait to share it all with you – be sure to follow East Coast Curator at @EastCoastCurator and never miss a thing.
The WAVE Launches
WATCH and get your weekly dose of “did you know?” and “what’s on the go” here in Atlantic Canada – brought to you by the EAST COAST CURATOR and ALWAYS propelled by caffeine!!! Available to stream across all social platforms and here on East Coast Curator too! Check out the feature page
NEW look & NEW website
With a fresh design and an ever-expanding portfolio Stephanie Beaumont brings merges her expertise in marketing with her gift for great story telling to deliver stellar solutions for her clients. For more details visit raeofhopeproductions.com
Christmas Daddies Cape Breton Goes Virtual
A truly crazy year capped off with a history making broadcast of the beloved Maritimes Telethon. Thrilled to be included along with so many lovely co-hosts – all ‘broadcasting’ from their hometowns to introduce an incredible compilation of past Christmas Daddies performances. Here’s to safer times and getting together for an in-studio broadcast in 2021!
Signed to Host HANDCRAFTED S2
Excited to join the production for the second season of HANDCRAFTED on Eastlink. A show that celebrates artists, artisans and craftspeople right here in Nova Scotia?! What a delight!!! With filming slated for the summer of 2021 and broadcast window fall 2021/winter 2022. For more on the show click here.
‘Tis the SEAson with The Sidekick Turns 5
It’s true what they say… time sure flies when you’re having fun. Thrilled to be back on the CoveFM airwaves for our 5th season complete with festive fun facts, Celebrity Guests with Special Requests Holiday HA-HA’s, and a Marvellous Mix of Very Merry Music. For more on the 2021 broadcast season click here.
What’s in store for 2022?
We’ve got more than a few things in the hopper and look forward to being able to share everything with you as it all unfolds. HUGE THANKS to everyone for your on-going support – we’re ever so grateful xosb
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