December 15th, 2018

local entertainment

Mike Wanchic reflects on Mellencamp career

By Lethbridge Herald on October 5th, 2018

Guitarist has been with heartland rocker since the beginning Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com When John Mellencamp steps onto the Enmax Centre stage later this month, Mike Wanchic will be where he’s been for more than 40 years — to the left of the heartland rocker playing his guitar and performing his role as band ... Read More »

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Macleod native staging Empress fundraiser

By Lethbridge Herald on May 4th, 2018

Geomattic Attic hosting two shows this month Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Spring is theoretically here and with it comes a couple of must-see shows in southern Alberta. On May 12, Jake Pratte, also known as Girl Named Jake, will be staging a fundraiser for the Empress Theatre at the historic Fort Macleod venue starting ... Read More »

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Reunion will bring back memories

By Lethbridge Herald on June 30th, 2017

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Forty years ago, I graduated from Raymond High School on a Friday the 13th — a strange date which has sometimes made me wonder if the school was making a subtle statement to the class of 1977. During the past four decades, I’ve seldom seen classmates except for a couple, and ... Read More »

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Enmax Centre deserves a standing O

By Lethbridge Herald on October 28th, 2016

Al Beeber LETHBRIDGEHERALD.COM abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com I may be an age when the hair is going grey, the body is aching more and I should be listening to CBC, but at 57, I have to admit I had more fun last week at the Slayer/Anthrax/Death Angel show at the Enmax Centre than a guy in the shade of ... Read More »

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‘Barbarians Rising’ raises the drama standard

By Lethbridge Herald on June 24th, 2016

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Theres nothing better in my books than a week off at home when rain, wind and a lack of heat give me an excuse not to do yard work. And with nearly 50 roses in my yard, plus numerous shrubs, trees and other green stuff, I have more than enough ... Read More »

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