June 17th, 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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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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Compassionate Canadians care for those in need

By Lethbridge Herald on April 27th, 2018

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

By Lethbridge Herald on March 17th, 2018

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”

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2018

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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‘Tis the season to get lit

By Lethbridge Herald on December 8th, 2017

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com ’Tis the season to be merry — for theoretically most of us in southern Alberta. Christmas can be a time of joy for those who have their health, supportive families, rewarding careers and homes to return to every night. It’s a season when people become friendlier, kinder and more willing ... Read More »

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Tyrants ready to create chaos

By Lethbridge Herald on July 28th, 2017

Local band taking the stage at Loud As Hell metal festival Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Ryan Dyck and his bandmates in Tyrants of Chaos are ready to get Loud As Hell. The local metal outfit will be among 40 bands making the earth shake at the Loud as Hell metal festival in Drumheller Aug. ... Read More »

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