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Stephen Cooke

Stephen Cooke

Stephen Cooke is an award-winning arts journalist who's been covering the local, regional and national scene for over 25 years.

Recent Work by Stephen

Bonnell's Magnolia blossoms on East Coast road trip adventure

Bonnell's Magnolia blossoms on East Coast road trip adventure

The Ontario performer joins Great Lake Swimmers on a series of Maritimes shows in communities including Riverport, Margaretsville and Halifax.
Guy Davis pays homage to Piedmont blues duo Sonny and Brownie

Guy Davis pays homage to Piedmont blues duo Sonny and Brownie

The New York folk-blues performer will take the stage with harmonica virtuoso Fabrizio Poggi at the Atlantica Hotel in Halifax on April 7.
Chronos tells us What It Is with its sophomore album

Chronos tells us What It Is with its sophomore album

The multi-instrumental ensemble unveils a new collection of densely layered grooves with its launch show at Bearly's on Friday.
1970s teens hit the Nova Scotian highway in MacIvor & McDonald movie Weirdos

1970s teens hit the Nova Scotian highway in MacIvor & McDonald movie Weirdos

Coming-of-age tale driven by Me Decade hits now enjoying theatrical run at Park Lane Cinemas in Halifax.
Big screen hockey Goon returns for sequel that tugs heartstrings while busting heads

Big screen hockey Goon returns for sequel that tugs heartstrings while busting heads

Now in theatres, Last of the Enforcers teams triple-threat Baruchel and Hobo with a Shotgun creator Eisener.
Ria Mae comes home to Halifax <br>amid GroundSwell of success

Ria Mae comes home to Halifax
amid GroundSwell of success

Globetrotting pop singer headlines three-day celebration of East Coast music and cuisine at Spatz Theatre, Olympic Hall.
Family ties and social concerns provide sound material for Plasketts' Solidarity

Family ties and social concerns provide sound material for Plasketts' Solidarity

Father Bill and son Joel kick off national tour with Wednesday show at Marigold Cultural Centre in Truro, returning to N.S. in April.
Mike Bochoff Band provides welcome Distractions from end-of-winter blues

Mike Bochoff Band provides welcome Distractions from end-of-winter blues

Fresh from trip to Germany, Halifax songwriter serves up passionate new project, debut for GroundSwell Music.
A’Court gives back with new scholarship

A’Court gives back with new scholarship

The Nova Scotia songwriter is creating a bursary to help music grads, and plant seeds for future generations of musicians.
Overture, curtains, lights <br>Billy Talent hits the 'Heights'

Overture, curtains, lights
Billy Talent hits the 'Heights'

The Toronto rock powerhouse wraps up its latest cross-Canada trek in Halifax at Scotiabank Centre on Monday.