August 25th, 2019


Entertainment News

  • Three Canadian artists earn spots on Barack Obama’s summer playlist

    Three Canadian artists have made it onto former U.S. president Barack Obama’s summer playlist. Obama tweeted 44 songs Saturday that he and his wife, Michelle, have been listening to over the course of the summer. Drake’s “Too Good” featuring Rihanna tops the playlist. “Best Part” by Toronto’s Daniel Caesar – featuring American H.E.R. – also [...] Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Latest: Spider-Man Tom Holland tells fans: ‘I love you 3000’

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Latest on Walt Disney Co.’s biannual D23 fan convention in Anaheim (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Tom Holland has made an appearance at a Disney fan convention amid the news that Spider-Man will no longer be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Earlier this week, it was reported that the cross-studio [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Beyonce, Sinatra among those on Obama summer song playlist

    NEW YORK – The Obama summer playlist has everyone from Drake and Beyonce to Steely Dan and Frank Sinatra. The former president calls it “some new, some old, some fast, some slow.” Barack Obama tweeted 44 songs Saturday that he and his wife, Michelle, have been listening to. They include Drake’s “Too Good,” Steely Dan’s [...] Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • The Latest: ‘Black Panther 2’ gets release date

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Latest on Walt Disney Co.’s biannual D23 fan convention in Anaheim (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Writer and director Ryan Coogler says that “Black Panther 2” will hit theatres on May 6, 2022. Coogler made an appearance Saturday at the Walt Disney Co.’s D23 fan convention in Anaheim. Coogler said he [...] Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • A look at iconic announcers in NFL history

    While fans of some sports all have their favourite local announcers, the NFL has been much more of a shared viewing experience. With all games being shown on national networks rather than solely on local channels, the most memorable voices of football are universal. There were the early voices of the game such as Curt [...] Read More »

    19 hours ago

Local Entertainment

  • Moon landing was true reality television

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald When the primetime Emmy nominations were released recently, I figured “Game of Thrones” would be in the running for a few. Never in my imagination — which admittedly isn’t great — would I have thought it would nail a record-setting 32. The haul beat the previous record of [...] Read More »

    4 weeks ago
  • Channel surfing is exhausting work

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al BeeberLethbridge Channel surfing has come a long way since the old days when we had three to choose from and no remote control. ItÕs almost hard to fathom we actually had to walk to the TV to manually flick from one black-and-white channel to another. Time and again. Granted, [...] Read More »

    1 month ago
  • A trip to Vegas on my mind

    Leave it to Beeber Al BeeberLethbridge A trip to Sin City could be the way to celebrate a milestone. When I turned 60, I decided that a special vacation was in order this year. So far it hasn’t happened. And I’m not sure it will due to family scheduling matters. But this fall, if [...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Time can’t erode good friendships

    Leave it to Beeber Al BeeberLethbridge Two years ago this weekend, our class of 1977 had its 40-year reunion. It’d been two long decades since our last one and getting together with old friends and classmates was something I was looking forward to. In school, I was the shy, socially-awkward kid, the quiet one [...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Death an educational experience

    Al BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.comDeath isn’t entertaining. It’s heartbreaking, soul-destroying and spirit-crushing. For those who are entrusted to be executors of a loved one’s will, it’s also demanding and exhausting.I’m learning that with an exclamation mark. I knew before my dad died, I was the one he entrusted to take care of business. He’d told me multiple [...] Read More »

    5 months ago