January 23rd, 2017


Entertainment News

  • Dee Rees’ American odyssey ‘Mudbound’ captivates Sundance

    PARK CITY, Utah – Director Dee Rees wanted to get to the big questions in her enthralling period epic “Mudbound.” Specifically: What is it to be a citizen and what is it to fight for a country that doesn’t fight for you? The film, which premiered Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, had audiences [...] Read More »

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  • Q&A: Meet ‘Roxanne, Roxanne’ breakout Chante Adams

    PARK CITY, Utah – Actress Chante Adams had just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University when she got a call from a casting agent who wanted her to audition to be the lead in the Roxanne Shante biopic “Roxanne, Roxanne.” Adams had no feature credits to her name and a background in theatre. But the agent [...] Read More »

    33 mins ago
  • Wayne Brady hurts leg during ‘Hamilton,’ returns to stage

    CHICAGO – Wayne Brady says he had to abandon a performance of “Hamilton” in Chicago because he hurt his leg during the show. The improv comedian and game show host, who is playing Aaron Burr at The PrivateBank Theatre, told the Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/2iV8eMo ) that he jumped off a stair during the first act [...] Read More »

    34 mins ago
  • Philippine leader tames his words for Miss Universe hopefuls

    MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered a speech without sex jokes and expletives Monday, telling a gathering of Miss Universe contestants that he was told to be careful with his language. Duterte told pageant contestants at the Malacanang presidential palace he had never been in a “roomful of beautiful women,” adding “I hope [...] Read More »

    3 hours ago
  • Whitehead, Desmond receive medals from library association

    NEW YORK – Colson Whitehead’s latest honour is a “thank you” from the country’s libraries. Whitehead’s novel “The Underground Railroad” has won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, a $5,000 prize presented by the American Library Association. On Sunday, the association told The Associated Press that the nonfiction medal was given to Matthew [...] Read More »

    14 hours ago

Local Entertainment

  • ’Tis the season to help the less fortunate

    Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Tis the season. Yes, we know. Christmas is upon us and we are bombarded with signs of merriment and advertisements that suggest all is wonderful with the world. And yes, this can truly be a special time of year. I, for one, love walking the pups nightly around my neighbourhood, [...] Read More »

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