April 18th, 2019

Local Entertainment

Death an educational experience

By Lethbridge Herald on April 1st, 2019

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 »

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One movie stands out as Christmas’ worst

By Lethbridge Herald on December 21st, 2018

Al BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.comChristmas is almost here and this weekend, many who celebrate the holiday will be checking out broadcast TV networks and specialty channels for favourite holiday movies.And there is surely one which everybody is attached to in some sentimental way.The definition of a Christmas movie is a broad one. Many consider “Die Hard” to ... Read More »

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Uriah Heep performance one not to miss

By Lethbridge Herald on December 7th, 2018

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com A few days ago when I read Judas Priest was going to be in Calgary next year, I thought to myself “too bad they don’t come to Lethbridge.” It was wishful thinking because, let’s face it, Judas Priest is among the high priests of metal, a legendary band that certainly ... Read More »

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DNA testing can be real entertainment

By Lethbridge Herald on November 30th, 2018

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Entertainment means different things to different people. For some, it’s lacing up skates and grabbing a hockey stick, for others hitting a movie or a live music performance. For others, it’s sitting in front of a television watching Netflix — which I just got hooked on thanks to my son ... Read More »

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‘Letterkenny’ comes to life on stage

By Lethbridge Herald on November 16th, 2018

Canadian comedy series on Crave TV Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com It’s almost time to hoist a few Puppers! Letterkenny Live! -The Encore is hitting the Enmax Centre stage on Dec. 14 and it’s a show fans won’t want to miss. “Letterkenny,” the hit Crave TV show, is Canadian comedy at its most irreverent and ... Read More »

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Glorious indeed!

By Lethbridge Herald on November 15th, 2018

The Glorious Sons and The Beaches show rock is alive and kicking Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Rock and roll is alive and in great hands as The Glorious Sons and The Beaches showed a packed Enmax Centre house on Tuesday night. Not just Canadian rock, but rock period. The Kingston and Toronto bands, rising ... Read More »

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Brett Kissel makes a connection with Canadians

By Lethbridge Herald on November 10th, 2018

Alberta country star hits big and small venues alike Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Brett Kissel loves his job and he’s proven it with a massive, two-part tour across Canada which comes to the Enmax Centre on Nov. 29. From January to March, the born-and-bred Albertan staged 50 shows across the country and in response ... Read More »

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Artist tackling age conventions with new album

By Lethbridge Herald on October 12th, 2018

Murray McLauchlan performing at Yates Centre this month Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The word “icon” is one that is used often to describe musical luminaries whose work has touched the souls of their audiences. It’s a word that deserves to be used as a description of Murray McLauchlan, a Canadian institution whose varied professional ... Read More »

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B.C. artist pays tribute to Johnny Cash

By Lethbridge Herald on September 27th, 2018

David James and his band playing the Yates Centre Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com David James was a rock and roll musician until one fateful night when his girlfriend rented the Johny Cash biopic “Walk The Line.” Then 40 years old, James started singing along and his girlfriend told him he’d found his calling. Years ... Read More »

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Some movies definitely not worth watching

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2018

Al Beeber LETHBRIDGE HERALD – A Leave it to Beeber column abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Outstanding Canadian film ‘Black Cop’ a revelation I rarely take two weeks off at a time so for my September vacation, I set goals that would keep me occupied. The first was to walk a minimum of 7.5 miles a day every day, ... Read More »

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Dogs don’t belong in playgrounds

By Lethbridge Herald on May 18th, 2018

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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