August 20th, 2014


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Local Entertainment

  • Memories of Messer — Scott Woods keeps a musical legacy alive

    Al BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.comIn the 1960s, “Don Messer’s Jubilee” was a staple of Canadian television, a musical institution who would draw fans from coast to coast to watch his blend of traditional fiddle music.Messer, along with fellow stars Charlie Chamberlain and Marg Osborne, were stars and while[...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Steve Earle tour stops in Lethbridge June 30

    Steve Earle and the Dukes are heading to Lethbridge.Earle will be in Lethbridge playing at the Southminster United Church June 30 at 8 p.m., with The Masterson’s opening. His Lethbridge appearance will be part of a brief Canadian tour, which kicks off June 23 in Nanaimo, B.C., and wraps up here in southern Alberta.Earle released [...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • The nest is emptying

    Al BeeberLETHBRIDGE Every child, theoretically, leaves the proverbial nest at some point to face life as an adult with all the pressures and experiences that entails.I left Alberta five days before my 21st birthday for a 1,600-kilometre drive across the Prairies to northwestern Ontario in 1980 to start my newspaper career, loading up a [...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Fools for gold

    Discovery Canada takes a light-hearted look at gold miningAl BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.comWhen Todd Ryznar bought the Straw Lake Beach Mine in Northwestern Ontario several years ago, he saw the property for its potential recreational and lakefront value.The native of nearby Fort Frances, Ont. and former real estate appraiser wasn’t planning to start his own mining venture. [...] Read More »

    3 months ago
  • 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 »

    4 months ago