October 25th, 2014


Entertainment News

  • Musician Jack Bruce, bassist from the 1960s band Cream, dies at 71

    LONDON – Musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71. A statement released by his family announced the death Saturday, saying “the world of music will be a poorer place without him but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts.” Publicist [...] Read More »

    38 mins ago
  • Musician John Denver awarded Hollywood Walk of Fame star 17 years after death in plane crash

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver. The “Sunshine on My Shoulders” singer received the walk’s 2,531st star on Friday, 17 years after his death. Denver’s son, Zak Deutschendorf, and daughter, Jesse Belle Denver, attended the unveiling. [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • British comedian Russell Brand criticizes Harper’s reacton to Ottawa shooting

    TORONTO – A British celebrity isn’t wowed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s handling of the aftermath of the shooting of an honour guard at the National War Memorial. Harper’s address to Canadians after Wednesday’s deadly rampage that included a gunfight on Parliament Hill was the subject of “The Trews,” comedian Russell Brand’s YouTube series in [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Clark McEntire, father of country music star Reba McEntire, dies in Oklahoma

    COALGATE, Okla. – The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma. A post on the singer’s verified Twitter account Friday says Clark McEntire passed away Thursday night in Coalgate. The director of Brown’s Funeral Service in nearby Atoka confirmed the death, saying McEntire had been in declining health since suffering a [...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Ghomeshi says he’s taking ‘much needed personal time’ away from CBC

    TORONTO – “Q” radio host Jian Ghomeshi says he is taking some “much needed personal time” away from the CBC. “Thanks for all the well wishes, you guys,” he tweeted Friday after a spokesman from CBC confirmed the leave to The Canadian Press. “I’m ok.” CBC spokesman Chuck Thompson said Ghomeshi’s hiatus was for an [...] Read More »

    19 hours ago

Local Entertainment

  • 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 »

    4 weeks ago
  • Viewers deserve choice in TV programming

    Al BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com There seems to be a double standard in Canada when it comes to the media, which has long served as the conscience of Canadian communities with its coverage of local events as well as being a source of entertainment.With the Canadian Radio-Television Communications hearings into the state of television now over, perhaps [...] Read More »

    1 month ago
  • Geomattic Attic releases schedule for slate of fall shows

    The end of summer not only means the return of school, but also the return of musical acts at The Geomattic Attic.Earlier this week, the Attic released its fall lineup, which kicks off Sept. 8 with Royal Wood and The Good Lovelies in a double bill. The show goes at Sputhminster United Church with tickets [...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • 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 »

    4 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 »

    4 months ago

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