August 19th, 2019


Entertainment News

  • Paul Simon plants a tree at Hawaii forest preserve on Maui

    AUWAHI, Hawaii – Musician Paul Simon joined environmentalists trying to reinvigorate a Hawaii forest on Maui and planted a tree during a ceremony, a report said. The singer-songwriter visited Auwahi Forest Restoration Project with volunteers who are trying to revive plant life in the area, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Friday. Simon helped plant a lama [...] Read More »

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  • The Rock announces wedding on Instagram

    NEW YORK – With a simple “We do,” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced his wedding to his longtime girlfriend on Instagram. A photo of the movie star and Lauren Hashian was posted on the social media site. Both were wearing white, and they were standing overlooking the ocean. The post said the date of their [...] Read More »

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  • Brad Paisley out; Reba, Dolly, Carrie Underwood to host CMAs

    Carrie Underwood, who has hosted the Country Music Association Awards since 2008 with Brad Paisley, is losing her partner-in-crime. But she won’t be on her own: The CMAs announced Monday that “special guest hosts” Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire will join Underwood during the Nov. 13 event. The organization says the show will celebrate “legendary [...] Read More »

    51 mins ago
  • Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

    HONG KONG – At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans. Many of the statements came after protesters opposed to Beijing’s growing influence over semi-autonomous Hong Kong removed a [...] Read More »

    3 hours ago
  • Dildo, N.L., warns against trespassing in excitement over Hollywood-like sign

    DILDO, N.L. – Days after a Hollywood-style sign went up over Dildo, N.L., officials have had to post warnings to deter people from clambering through private yards and scaling a steep hill to take photos with it. The community of about 1,200 has been bustling with visitors after late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel televised his [...] Read More »

    3 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 »

    3 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 »

    1 month 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 »

    1 month 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