June 22nd, 2018

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  • The Monkees postpone dates after Mike Nesmith became ill

    PHILADELPHIA – The Monkees have postponed the last four dates of their tour after guitarist Mike Nesmith became ill. The band posted on Facebook Thursday that Nesmith had “a minor health issue” before a show in Philadelphia and was advised to “rest for the next week.” The 75-year-old has returned to his home in California. [...] Read More »

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  • Cartoonist who cited politics in firing finds new outlet

    PITTSBURGH – A former Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial cartoonist who says he was fired because of his anti-Donald Trump drawings has found a new home for his work in Pittsburgh. A new alternative weekly, the Pittsburgh Current, said Thursday it had reached an agreement with Rob Rogers’ syndication group to begin running his cartoons. Rogers had [...] Read More »

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  • Warren Buffett’s son funds central Illinois zoo train

    DECATUR, Ill. – It’s full steam ahead for a $2 million train track expansion at a zoo in central Illinois thanks to the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The train route at the Scovill Zoo in Decatur will now stretch alongside the lake shoreline and take passengers to the nearby children’s museum. The (Decatur) [...] Read More »

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  • Birding memoir ‘Birds Art Life’ among Trillium Book Award winners

    Toronto writer Kyo Maclear’s meditative memoir, “Birds Art Life,” is among the winners of this year’s Trillium Book Awards. The English-language Doubleday Canada title, about Maclear’s urban birding expeditions, took one of two $20,000 prizes for best book Thursday. The other $20,000 prize winner was Toronto-based Aurelie Resch for the French-language “Sous le soleil de [...] Read More »

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  • Hard Rock casino installs big guitar with misspelled word

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The soon-to-open Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City had to work quickly to fix a misspelling on a 30-foot-tall (9-meter-tall) guitar installed this week. The sign, modeled after a Gibson Les Paul guitar, was put up Thursday morning without officials noticing the word “rhythm” was misspelled on the rhythm [...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • Dogs don’t belong in playgrounds

    Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com I try every year to take the week of my birthday off. It’s usually a time when a person can get in the yard and do some spring gardening prep. I don’t tend to celebrate birthdays much since that is the day my son in grade 9 was diagnosed with [...] Read More »

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  • Compassionate Canadians care for those in need

    The haters need to be silenced Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com In recent weeks, Canada has experienced two horrific tragedies which have touched people around the world. First, multiple young hockey players, including Lethbridge’s own Logan Boulet, were killed in a bus crash in Saskatchewan. Now, 10 people are dead and many others hurt after [...] Read More »

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  • One Bad Son ready for one good time

    Saskatoon rockers opening for Shinedown here Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com With the amount of time they spend in Lethbridge, the members of One Bad Son could almost be considered honourary citizens. And the Saskachewan-based rockers probably wouldn’t have an issue with that. “We love it there, radio has been great for us and the [...] Read More »

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  • Johnny Reid staging a “Revival”

    Canadian superstar brings latest tour to the Enmax Centre Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Canadian music superstar Johnny Reid is staging a “Revival” that hits the Enmax Centre on March 19. The renowned Scottish-born, Ontario-raised entertainer, who may well be the true definition of a crossover artist, has endeared himself to audiences since first stepping [...] Read More »

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  • Rock a Hale of a life

    Frontwoman for Halestorm has been rocking since she was a little kid Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com It may still be winter but southern Albertans can expect a Halestorm to hit Lethbridge early next month.Halestorm, an American hard rock outit that has toured with some of the biggest names in the business, hits the Enmax [...] Read More »

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