February 23rd, 2017


Entertainment News

  • AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

    LOS ANGELES – Ahead of Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a “La La Land” sweep. BEST PICTURE The Nominees: “Arrival,” ”Fences,” ”Hacksaw Ridge,” ”Hell or High Water,” ”Hidden Figures,” ”La La Land,” ”Lion,” ”Manchester by the Sea” [...] Read More »

    42 mins ago
  • Toronto film fest cutting number of showcased films by 20%, nixing two programs

    TORONTO – The Toronto International Film Festival is reducing the overall number of films it will screen for this year’s edition by 20 per cent and getting rid of two programs. Organizers say the fest is scrapping the Vanguard and City to City sections. That leaves 14 programs for the 2017 edition, which will run [...] Read More »

    43 mins ago
  • Oprah Winfrey to speak at upstate NY college commencement

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Oprah Winfrey will be a speaker at the graduation ceremony for an upstate New York college that some graduates of her South African school attended. The Skidmore College website says the author, actress and former talk show host will be a speaker at the May 20 commencement at Saratoga Performing Arts [...] Read More »

    2 hours ago
  • Nick Cannon welcomes baby boy Golden ‘Sagon’ Cannon

    Nick Cannon has welcomed a new baby boy. The “America’s Got Talent” host posted a picture of himself Wednesday on Instagram holding son Golden “Sagon” Cannon. He writes in the caption, “No matter how hard the world may hit you, God always reminds us of our purpose!” He adds: “Welcome to Earth Son!” The 36-year-old [...] Read More »

    2 hours ago
  • Jackie Evancho wants to meet Trump on transgender rights

    WASHINGTON – More than a month after performing at President Donald Trump’s inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender rights. The 16-year-old made the request in a tweet Wednesday night . Evancho appeared alongside her sister, Juliet, on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Thursday . [...] Read More »

    2 hours ago

Local Entertainment

  • Rock Ramblings: Where the music meets the road

    The purpose of rock is to be blasted out a car stereo while speeding down the highway. I mean, enthusiastically driving the speed limit on the highway. I’m the intern at 105.3 ROCK, and I’m from out of town, so I’ve had a good time doing lots of travelling lately. From Calgary to Medicine Hat [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • It’s the end of an era for Enslow

    cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Enslow on Friday night at The Silver Buckle has been a staple of the Medicine Hat entertainment scene for the past couple of years. That comes to an end this week. The popular local duo —Brady Enslen and Jay Bowcott —recently moved to Calgary to take the next steps in their music careers. [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • After Dark Feb. 23-March 1

    THURSDAY – Karaoke, Oly’s Alehouse and Eatery, Johnny with Dynamite Sound, win a $100 gift certificate, 9 p.m., 403-548-6597 – Live jam, Cecil Hotel, 9 p.m. – Ride the Mechanical Bull, Ralph’s Texas Bar and Steakhouse, 9 p.m. – Top 40 DJ music with Renn Davies, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – Intimate with [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • Review: ‘Come Blow Your Horn’ is simple, but effective

    cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Two brothers, two girls, two parents. Medicine Hat Musical Theatre, with an assist from a legendary playwright, is proving that’s all you need for a great night out. Tonight the local group opens Neil Simon’s “Come Blow Your Horn,” a tale of growing up, personal connections and love. Alan Baker (played by Mario [...] Read More »

    6 days ago
  • Library Chat: Freedom to Read Week

    Freedom of expression is a fundamental right of all Canadians: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states, “everyone has the following fundamental freedomsÉthought, belief, opinion, and expressions.” Freedom to read is a part of that precious heritage. The freedom to choose what we read does not, however, include the freedom to choose for others. [...] Read More »

    6 days ago
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