January 24th, 2020

Entertainment

Entertainment News

  • Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Rosalía rule at pre-Grammy Spotify gig

    LOS ANGELES – Lizzo screamed at the top of her lungs, Lil Nas X brought out Billy Ray Cyrus for “Old Town Road” and Billie Eilish sang softly with her brother-turned-producer assisting on keys. The three artists – the acts with the most nods at Sunday’s Grammy Awards – celebrated their nominations for best new [...] Read More »

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  • Taylor Swift shakes Sundance with revealing documentary

    PARK CITY, Utah – The normally private Taylor Swift premiered an intimate documentary Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival in which the pop star discloses a past eating disorder, chronicles her inner battle over speaking forthrightly about politics and says her victorious 2017 sexual assault court case was a dramatic turning point in her life. [...] Read More »

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  • Elton John, Erivo, Menzel, Metz among Oscar performers

    LOS ANGELES – The singers from five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live at next month’s Academy Awards. Producers said Thursday that best actress nominee Cynthia Erivo, Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Randy Newman will perform during the Feb. 9 ceremony. Erivo will sing “Stand Up” from “Harriet.” John will perform “(I’m [...] Read More »

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  • R. Kelly girlfriend can return to Kelly home for belongings

    CHICAGO – A judge on Thursday agreed to allow a girlfriend of R. Kelly retrieve her belongings from the singer’s home in Trump Tower in Chicago, where authorities say she assaulted one of Kelly’s other girlfriends earlier this month. Joycelyn Savage was in court for a hearing concerning the misdemeanour domestic battery count against her, [...] Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • ‘NewsHour’ host and debate moderator Jim Lehrer dies at 85

    NEW YORK – Jim Lehrer, longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanour made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates between 1988 and 2012, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85. Lehrer died “peacefully in his sleep,” according to PBS. He had suffered a heart attack in 1983 and [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago

Local Entertainment

  • Netflix makes watching Oscar contenders easy

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com And the Oscar goes to. . . probably nothing I saw this year, which admittedly wasn’t much. At least not yet. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released its nominees on Monday and it looks like I’ve got a lot of catching up to [...] Read More »

    6 days ago
  • We’re giving away motorcycle show tickets

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com For enthusiasts across southern Alberta, the Calgary Motorcycle Show in January is a yearly pilgrimage to see the latest two-wheeled, three-wheeled and four-wheeled machines manufacturers are rolling into showrooms. For my crew, hitting the show has been a ritual for a good decade or so — [...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Righteous Gemstones an inspiring comedy

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Autumn is here and besides pumpkin spice everywhere you know what that means, right? Mice. Disgusting mice everywhere. With temperatures cooling, those rascally rodents are looking for warm places to do whatever mice do for the night. And I have no clue what that is except [...] Read More »

    3 months ago
  • Of mice and men: Houseguests need to go

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Autumn is here and besides pumpkin spice everywhere you know what that means, right? Mice. Disgusting mice everywhere. With temperatures cooling, those rascally rodents are looking for warm places to do whatever mice do for the night. And I have no clue what that is except [...] Read More »

    4 months ago
  • The mullet making a comeback

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The mullet is back! For better or worse, that now-reviled hairstyle of the 1980s is having a renaissance. Lest you forgot what a mullet is, just watch televised NASCAR races for any crowd shots. You’ll surely see one. Or go to a tractor pull. Mullets — [...] Read More »

    4 months ago