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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

Rhythms of Life explores Nova Scotia connection to worldwide cultural diaspora

Rhythms of Life explores Nova Scotia connection to worldwide cultural diaspora

Multimedia becomes multicultural in a 'live musical documentary' exploring shared heritage at Pier 21 on Saturday.
Life of Canadian actor Pinsent takes <br>poetic trip down The River of Dreams

Life of Canadian actor Pinsent takes
poetic trip down The River of Dreams

Documentary following Canadian icon from Newfoundland to Hollywood and home again starts Friday at Park Lane Theatres in Halifax
Princess Edward is back to save the world

Princess Edward is back to save the world

2016 Best of the Fest Fringe hit The Princess Show brings glittering romantic fantasy to the Bus Stop Theatre
Pianist/composer Allen enjoys retrospective at Cecilia Concerts performance Sunday

Pianist/composer Allen enjoys retrospective at Cecilia Concerts performance Sunday

The Blue Engine String Quartet, flautist Creighton and clarinetist Hornsby will join in the tribute to over three decades of Peter Allen's music.
ANSMA gala honours Portia White, ends African Heritage Month on a high note

ANSMA gala honours Portia White, ends African Heritage Month on a high note

Spatz Theatre gala to feature Nova Scotia talent and Canadian R&B queen Jully Black on Feb. 25.
Heather Rankin, Wintersleep among <br>2017 Juno Award nominees

Heather Rankin, Wintersleep among
2017 Juno Award nominees

Halifax-born Sarah McLachlan will also be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during Juno Week, March 27 to April 2.
De Niro's 'Comedian' has more bark <br>than bite in his onstage routines

De Niro's 'Comedian' has more bark
than bite in his onstage routines

Go see the Taylor Hackford film for a memorable lead role and character interaction with Danny DeVito and Harvey Keitel, not any humorous insight. The Comedian isn't so much about the protagonist's ability to write or tell a joke as it is about his inability to turn the persona off when he puts the mike back in the stand and interacts with others in his life.
Classified and collaborator Ria Mae top 2017 East Coast Music Awards nominations

Classified and collaborator Ria Mae top 2017 East Coast Music Awards nominations

Tuesday's nods also favour Halifax songwriters Erin Costelo and Ben Caplan
Lion Bear Fox's husky harmonies make an excursion to the East Coast with new tunes

Lion Bear Fox's husky harmonies make an excursion to the East Coast with new tunes

The B.C. trio kicks off its road trip for its first full-length release with a visit to the Carleton Music Bar & Grill on Wednesday night.
Halifax producers take new feature Suck It Up to Slamdance Film Fest

Halifax producers take new feature Suck It Up to Slamdance Film Fest

Shut Up and Colour Pictures production was the only Canadian film in the prestigious festival's Beyond program for emerging filmmakers.