June 25th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Taylor made for success

By Lethbridge Herald on June 23rd, 2017

Fatherhood and a new home have changed Ackerman’s musical perspective Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com He’s now a dad and living thousands of kilometres from home and Taylor Ackerman is reflecting his personal changes in new music. Lethbridge native Ackerman and his partner moved last year to Halifax where she is in the master’s program ... Read More »

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Tenors strike a chord

By Lethbridge Herald on May 5th, 2017

Tenore bringing repertoire to Lethbridge Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com They’ve played around the globe to wide acclaim and now Tenore, the vocal trio founded by Canadian musical visionary Jill Siemens, is coming to Lethbridge. Tenore, a group of three Americans whose talents were brought together by Siemens, the creator of the renowned Canadian Tenors, ... Read More »

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Rodney DeCroo changes musical direction

By Lethbridge Herald on May 2nd, 2017

New album has a rock edge Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Rodney DeCroo is back! The acclaimed B.C. songwriter, poet and musician will be releasing his seventh album on Friday, a day he returns to Lethbridge for a show at The Slice. DeCroo, whose tortured life is the stuff movies are made of, is taking ... Read More »

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JJ SHIPLETT FORGING HIS OWN PATH

By Lethbridge Herald on April 28th, 2017

Calgary country artist has built his career from the ground up Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgherald.com JJ Shiplett rode the crest of a massive wave opening for Johnny Reid on a cross-country tour last year and now the rising Canadian artist is straddling his own. The Calgary-based 31-year-old spent months in 2016 with his band ... Read More »

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Singers pay homage to American pop legends

By Lethbridge Herald on April 2nd, 2017

Upcoming show honours legacy of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com When Rick Morgan and his three bandmates in the Oh What A Night cast step onto the Yates Centre stage on April 17, audience members won’t be hearing a tribute act. Instead, they will listen to four talented singers ... Read More »

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Gospel quartet brings faith and Elvis to stage

By Lethbridge Herald on March 31st, 2017

Legendary group was a Presley favourite Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Ronald Franklin ‘Ron’ Blackwood remembers a young Elvis Presley coming to his home and wanting to sing with the family’s gospel quartet. The Blackwood Brothers Quartet, formed in 1934 by a Mississippi preacher named Roy Blackwood, two siblings and a son, were Presley’s favourite ... Read More »

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Goodbye, Ammena

By Lethbridge Herald on March 17th, 2017

Curtain is closing on dance company Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgherald.com Good luck, Lise-Anne Talhami! In case you missed it, as I did, the founder and creative force behind Ammena Dance Studio has staged her last performance. Talhami opened Ammena in a second-floor downtown loft in the fall of 2006 and staged her first Explosion ... Read More »

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Rockers ready to prevail

By Lethbridge Herald on March 10th, 2017

  Detroit band first created buzz with a Taylor Swift cover Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com A cover of a Taylor Swift song catapulted them into the public conscience but the hard work of Detroit rockers I Prevail is gaining them acclaim for their own music. The band plays tonight at Average Joe’s. I Prevail’s ... Read More »

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‘Jackie’ a portrait of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy

By Submitted Article on February 23rd, 2017

We go back in time this Friday with two “new” films. “Jackie” looks at the life of Jackie Kennedy after the assassination of her husband, John F. Kennedy. Natalie Portman is brilliant in the lead role, and it is important to note that the late John Hurt stars in this – his final film. It ... Read More »

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The Honeymoon is far from over

By Lethbridge Herald on February 17th, 2017

Veteran Canadian rockers back with new music Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com They were part of the Canadian rock soundtrack for a generation of music fans in the 1980s but more than 30 years after they first hit the charts, Honeymoon Suite is still touring and recording. The Ontario band, which performs Sunday at Average ... Read More »

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