December 22nd, 2014

Entertainment

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  • Beijing prosecutors indict Jackie Chan’s son on drug charge, 4 months after his bust

    BEIJING, China – Chinese prosecutors on Monday indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was detained. If convicted, singer-actor Jaycee Chan could be jailed for up to three years. Chan, 32, was among a string of [...] Read More »

    32 mins ago
  • The top films of 2014 as chosen by The Canadian Press

    TORONTO – A remarkable look at the growth of a young boy, a gripping portrait of a maniacal jazz instructor and a quirky summer blockbuster are among the cinematic stories that captured the imaginations of the reporters and editors at The Canadian Press this year. In alphabetical order, our top films of 2014 are: “A [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • Spall studied painting for 2 years to take on titular character in ‘Mr. Turner’

    TORONTO – When acclaimed filmmaker Mike Leigh was 14, he plastered postcards of Picasso on his wall and immersed himself in surrealism and the work of Salvador Dali. He most certainly wasn’t obsessed with the subject of his new film, J.M.W. Turner, noting that he associated the Romantic landscape painter with “chocolate boxes and biscuit [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • German-language pop superstar Udo Juergens has died at 80

    BERLIN – Udo Juergens, an Austrian-born star who dominated pop music in the German-speaking world and sold more than 100 million records in a career spanning five decades, died on Sunday. He was 80 years old. Juergens collapsed in Gottlieben, a town on Lake Constance north of Zurich, Switzerland, and was taken to a hospital [...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Final ‘Hobbit’ installment goes out on top with 5-day $90.6 million box-office debut

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” finale went out on top at the box office, debuting with $56.2 million over the weekend and taking in $90.6 million since opening Wednesday, according to studio estimates Sunday. “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” cut its usual swath through the multiplexes, dominating the pre-Christmas frame. [...] Read More »

    21 hours ago

Local Entertainment

  • Marilyn Manson set to hit Enmax Centre stage in April

    Known for his outrageous outfits and on-stage antics, Marilyn Manson will be bringing his unique show to Lethbridge in 2015. The American goth-rock, industrial-metal performer who will be hitting the stage at The Enmax Centre on Saturday, April 4. Manson is touring in support of the band’s new album, The Pale Emperor, which will hit [...] Read More »

    6 days ago
  • Def Leppard set to visit Lethbridge in April — tickets on sale Dec. 12

    Def Leppard, one of the world’s dominating powerhouses of rock, will visit Lethbridge as part of a 13-stop Canadian tour in 2015. The tour will take in major venues across the country, kicking off in Penticton on April 15 and wrapping in London on May 5, with a stop in Lethbridge scheduled for April 25. [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • A different point of view — students enjoy calling the shots for Putting on the Ritz

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com They’ve been in school productions before, but usually don’t get to provide much directorial input. For “Putting on the Ritz,” opening tonight at Chinook High School’s Media Centre, though, Grade 12 students Kirsten Wiersma and Julia Dzurka had the chance to be the show’s choreographers[...] Read More »

    3 weeks ago
  • ‘The King’ in Milk River Sat.

    MILK RIVER Award-winning Elvis impersonator Adam Fitzpatrick will bring back memories of “The King” Saturday in Milk River. Fitzpatrick has racked up numerous accolades performing as Elvis Presley, including 2013 Ultimate Elvis first runner-up, 2014 European Grand Champion, 2014 Las Vegas Grand Champion and 2014 Las Vegas People’s[...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Godsmack headlines trio of hard-rock acts Thursday night at The Enmax

    Stan AshbeeSouthern Alberta NewspapersPyro, testosterone and hard rock — and a trifecta of the best in rock today. Godsmack, Seether and Pop Evil hit the stage last night at the Enmax Centre for the ultimate hard rock triple bill.From the moment Pop Evil, from Michigan, opened the night with a set of hit songs including [...] Read More »

    3 months ago

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