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Donna Hopper

Donna Hopper

Donna Hopper has been a photojournalist with SooToday since 2007, and her passion for music motivates her to focus on the area of arts, entertainment and community events. She has served as a member of Canada's Polaris Music Prize jury since 2010, and was honoured to be appointed to the Polaris Music Prize Grand Jury in 2015.

Recent Work by Donna

Hangin' on a school night with Swollen Members <b>(24 photos)</b>

Hangin' on a school night with Swollen Members (24 photos)

The Vancouver-based hip hop trio played the Canadian Night Club Wednesday night
World class jazz featured during Downtown Street Mixer <b>(16 photos)</b>

World class jazz featured during Downtown Street Mixer (16 photos)

Brownman Ali and Arecibo performed a free show as part of the Downtown Association street party
Hundreds celebrate Jesse Merineau's debut release <b>(26 photos)</b>

Hundreds celebrate Jesse Merineau's debut release (26 photos)

The Sault musician hosted a CD release celebration at the Machine Shop Thursday night
New music on the way from Treble Charger? <b>(18 photos)</b>

New music on the way from Treble Charger? (18 photos)

Bill Priddle dropped a hint during Friday's Rotaryfest performance
This Sault band improvised when the generator quit at Northern Lights festival

This Sault band improvised when the generator quit at Northern Lights festival

Despite some potentially crippling audio issues, the Sault's Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect won over this past weekend's Northern Lights Festival Boreal audience
When the generator blows up, the show must go on <b>(36 photos)</b>

When the generator blows up, the show must go on (36 photos)

Despite some potentially crippling audio issues, the Sault's Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect won over this past weekend's Northern Lights Festival Boreal audience
The president will be impeached, according to Sloan <b>(24 photos)</b>

The president will be impeached, according to Sloan (24 photos)

The last time the band played the Sault, he was elected president
A celebration of everything skating. And summer <b>(29 photos)</b>

A celebration of everything skating. And summer (29 photos)

The Sault Skatepark Association and the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council hosted the 6th annual Go Skate Day event
'The Naughdition' crowns two hip hop winners <b>(6 photos)</b>

'The Naughdition' crowns two hip hop winners (6 photos)

Bom Kronik and ATG won opening spots for the upcoming Naughty By Nature show on July 14
Lots of laughs at the Bushplane Museum <b>(21 photos)</b>

Lots of laughs at the Bushplane Museum (21 photos)

The inaugural WTF Comedy Festival held its variety show at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Saturday night