April 20th, 2014

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Entertainment News

  • Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43

    FAIR OAKS, Calif. – Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43. His sister Mary Huston says Sharp died in Fair Oaks, Calif., at 10:49 p.m. Saturday of complications from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues. Sharp gained fame with [...] Read More »

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  • Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, prizefighter who became symbol of racial injustice, dies at 76

    Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away from the spotlight and the adulation of the boxing ring. But when [...] Read More »

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  • Author Alistair MacLeod dies at 77, remembered as ‘great writer and a great man’

    Alistair MacLeod, the Prairie-born author who won one of the world’s most lucrative literary prizes with his only novel, has died. He was 77. MacLeod was known for his short stories and his novel “No Great Mischief,” winner of the 2001 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, then worth $172,000. MacLeod’s former publisher, Doug Gibson, confirmed the [...] Read More »

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  • Author Alistair MacLeod dies at 77

    Alistair MacLeod, the Prairie-born author who won one of the world’s most lucrative literary prizes with his only novel, has died. He was 77. MacLeod was known for his short stories and his novel “No Great Mischief,” winner of the 2001 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, then worth $172,000. MacLeod’s former publisher, Doug Gibson, confirmed the [...] Read More »

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  • Canadian Press NewsAlert: Author Alistair MacLeod dies at 77

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Alistair MacLeod, the Prairie-born author who won one of the world’s most lucrative literary prizes with his only novel, has died. He was 77. MacLeod was known for his short stories and his novel “No Great Mischief,” winner of the 2001 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. More to come[...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • Alice in Chains set to visit Enmax Centre in August

    A band at the forefront of the grunge revolution in the ’90s will be making a tour stop in Lethbridge this summer. Alice in Chains will play The Enmax Centre Aug. 13 in support of the Grammy-nominated album, The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here, which entered Billboard’s Top 200 chart at No. 2, and debuted at [...] Read More »

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  • Irish eyes still smiling — John McDermott’s tour celebrates 20 years of performing

    Al BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.comTwenty-five albums and 20 years later, renowned Canadian tenor John McDermott is still hitting the road to entertain audiences around the world.McDermott performs March 30 at the Yates Centre. Tickets are $47.50 at Ticket Centre locations in the Yates and Enmax Centre, 403-329-7328.McDermott[...] Read More »

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  • Local entertainment listings

    EVENTSMarch 26Travis TrittEnmax Centre, 7:30 p.m.Tickets $55March 28Trent McClellan Comedy TourYates Centre, 7:30 p.m.Tickets $35 at the Ticket CentreMarch 30John McDermottYates CentreTickets $47.50 at the Ticket Centre, 403-329-7328April 15-20SpamalotYates CentreTickets $27 at the Ticket CentreApril 17Florida Georgia LineEnmax CentreMay 5Whitney Houston tributeUniversity of Lethbridge Theatre, 8 p.m.Tickets $39 and $9 at the Ticket CentreMay 17The [...] Read More »

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  • Tickets on sale March 21 for Backstreet Boys May 14 show in Lethbridge

    Backstreet’s back!The Backstreet Boys are set to visit Lethbridge for a May 14 show at The Enmax Centre, as tickets will go on sale Friday, March 21.The Grammy Award-nominated pop juggernaut is the best-selling boy band in history with in excess of 130 million albums sold worldwide. They’re the only group since Sade to release [...] Read More »

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  • Real McKenzies Shamrocks and Shenanigans Bash set for Friday at Scores

    Garrett Simmonslethbridge Heraldgsimmons@lethbridgeherald.comKilts. Whiskey. Rock.That, in a nutshell, sums up The Real McKenzies. The Vancouver-based band is an institution in Canada, known for high-energy shows and a unique brand of Celtic punk rock, which has taken the band all over Canada and throughout Europe. Tomorrow night, the band’s Canadian tour brings the McKenzies to Lethbridge [...] Read More »

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