April 29th, 2017

Entertainment

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  • The Latest: Few celebrities at correspondents’ dinner

    WASHINGTON – The Latest on the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and the competing event organized by late-night TV star Samantha Bee (all times EDT): 6:35 p.m. There’s a thinner presence of celebrities and other famous faces at this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Saturday evening’s red carpet featured boldface names largely from the [...] Read More »

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  • Samantha Bee’s show briefly upstages correspondents’ dinner

    Washington’s once-glitzy “nerd prom” was briefly upstaged Saturday as comedians and Hollywood stars gathered for jokes and jests about President Donald Trump for a tongue-in-cheek event to counter the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Late-night TV star Samantha Bee pulled in celebrities for the first “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner”: Alysia Reiner of “Orange [...] Read More »

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  • Fyre Fest fiasco: Bahamas party lives, dies on social media

    In this day and age, the young and beautiful live and die on social media. And it’s been a sudden and ugly death for the ill-fated Fyre Festival, a multiday music, art and culture party that promised “an invitation to let loose and unplug with the likeminded” on the Bahamian island of Exuma. The festival’s [...] Read More »

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  • The Latest: Bee’s show briefly upstages press corps’ dinner

    WASHINGTON – The Latest on the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and the competing event organized by late-night TV star Samantha Bee (all times EDT): 5:10 p.m. Washington’s once-glitzy “nerd prom” is being briefly upstaged as comedians and Hollywood stars gather for jokes and jests about President Donald Trump. The tongue-in-cheek event Saturday is a [...] Read More »

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  • The Latest: Hacker releases stolen copies of Netflix series

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Latest on a hacker releasing stolen copies of a Netflix series(all times local): 11:35 a.m. A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black.” The hacker, which goes by the name The Dark [...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • Review: Musical Theatre’s ‘Assassins’ a real killer

    cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown “Assassins” ought to put asses in the seats at the Medicine Hat Musical Theatre playhouse over the next three weeks. Opening tonight, the local company’s take on the Tony Award-winning show had its media night performance Wednesday, and presents some of the happy-go-luckiest musical numbers that you’re likely to ever see about assassins [...] Read More »

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  • Library Chat: Reflecting on Poetry Month

    Did you know April 27 was Poem In Your Pocket Day? Were you pleasantly surprised by a friend or stranger who shared a poem with you? Some of you might have noticed the hashtag #pocketpoem on social media. Perhaps, when checking out books at the library, you saw our poetry display or our basket of [...] Read More »

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  • Dark humour, satire and ‘creative non-fiction’ of going through a divorce

    cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown She makes it very clear during the course of the interview. Linda Penner is not advocating murder-for-hire. “I shouldn’t laugh though. I have had to say to people that this isn’t a how-to guide,” the author says of her book “A Hitman is Cheaper Than Divorce!” What it is, as described by an [...] Read More »

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  • Rock Ramblings: Prince and the secrets we’ve learned a year after his passing

    It’s been a little more than a year now since Prince’s passing and we’re only now learning about some of his more interesting idiosyncrasies. Prince was one part musical genius, one part Willy Wonka. He was a performer through and through and the eccentric persona he cultivated piqued the curiosity of new fans and made [...] Read More »

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  • After Dark April 27-May 3

    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 »

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