July 5th, 2020

Local Entertainment

‘Mythical Beasts’ unite in trying times

By Jensen, Randy on April 18th, 2020

Inter-tainers Rhett and Link only thinking of Canadian viewers Stan Ashbee Alberta Newspaper Group Rhett and Link are the unsung heroes of Inter-tainment, that’s the Internet and entertainment, for the uninitiated. In a time when laughter is indeed the best medicine, “Good Mythical Morning” is both an anecdote and an unofficial antidote to society’s most ... Read More »

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‘Tiger King’ the cat’s meow

By Lethbridge Herald on April 11th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBERAl BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.comI’m doing everything I can to stay safe, keeping my distance from people as much as is humanly possible.We live in a scary world right now and we owe it to each other to exercise as much due diligence as we can until the COVID-19 crisis fades away into history ... Read More »

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The Herald knows how to sell vehicles

By Lethbridge Herald on April 4th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com City auto dealers are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 crisis like everyone else in our community, our province and our country. They’ve been forced to lay off staff and take extraordinary precautions to protect staff and customers from the evil that is the coronavirus. They’re ... Read More »

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Many among us are heroes

By Lethbridge Herald on March 28th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Not all heroes wear capes, as the worn-out cliche goes. Just look around and you will clearly see our heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those heroes are our front-line health-care workers — the doctors, nurses and nursing home aides who risk their lives every day to ... Read More »

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Hoarding toilet paper won’t solve the COVID-19 crisis

By Lethbridge Herald on March 21st, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Enough of the hoarding already! Now that Costco has limited toilet paper sale to customers, maybe people will start getting the hint that stocking up on certain things isnt necessary. And I hope other stores follow suit. Given the stories that have emerged of people trying ... Read More »

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It’s time to mourn a great friend

By Lethbridge Herald on February 29th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Wounds heal with time. It’s a saying I’ve heard often over the years. But with the first anniversary of my dad’s death approaching, I can tell you that isn’t true. So I’m taking the next week off to spend some much-needed time remembering my dad and for ... Read More »

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Netflix makes watching Oscar contenders easy

By Lethbridge Herald on January 18th, 2020

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 »

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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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