April 26th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Medicine Hat Musical Theatre’s ‘Assassins’ promises a fun ride on a serious subject

By Chris Brown on April 21st, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Medicine Hat Musical Theatre is shooting for drama and humour with its upcoming production “Assassins.” The play, a dark, comedy musical that won the Tony Award for best revival in 2004, begins an eight-show run at the playhouse on April 28. “It’s about men and women who tried to and in some cases ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Quiet work behind the scenes

By Medicine Hat News on April 21st, 2017

You may know the Esplanade as a place where your child attends art classes and guided school tours. You may have attended a concert here, a workshop, or gallery opening. Perhaps you may have even done some research in our archives or asked our museum staff to look at something you uncovered while you were ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Top five motorcycle tunes

By Medicine Hat News on April 20th, 2017

It’s spring time in the Gas City, which really means it’s motorcycle season. Everywhere you look you can see people out and about enjoying their rides. I myself even ride, albeit I only started riding a couple summers ago. I love getting out on my Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom as often as I can. ... Read More »

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Paul Orndorff is back to truly being ‘Mr. Wonderful’

By Chris Brown on April 20th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Former professional wrestler Paul Orndorff made a career out of playing the bad guy inside the squared circle. In real life, though, the man known and “Mr. Wonderful” is pretty much that. Locals can learn for themselves on April 26 at the Canadian Wrestling’s Elite event at the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede’s ... Read More »

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After Dark April 20-26

By Medicine Hat News on April 20th, 2017

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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Singer-songwriter brings tour to the Royal Hotel

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2017

Ontario musician Sarah Smith performs at the Royal Hotel tonight at 9 p.m. Smith is touring across Canada to support her new CD “11,” which was released on Nov. 11, 2016. Songs about love, life and seeing the good even in dark things make up the 17-song album, which was an intensely personal journey for ... Read More »

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After Dark April 13-19

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2017

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Good Friday long weekend. Check with the establishment. 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. ... Read More »

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Hits by The Four Seasons brought to life

By Chris Brown on April 13th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Music that started with four guys singing on a street corner more than five decades ago has stood the test of time and is the basis for one of the most popular tribute shows around today. The direct-from-Las Vegas show Oh What A Night!, at the Esplanade on April 18 at 7 p.m., ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: New announcer introduced to a new genre of music

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2017

OK, I have to admit: Even though I spent my entire college career studying radio, rock was always a lesser known genre to me. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always loved it, but I just didn’t know a lot about it. To give you a bit of history on me, I’m the newest staff member ... Read More »

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Dodge Brawl is back

By Medicine Hat News on April 11th, 2017

Medicine Hat News After a successful first year SMG and the Canalta Centre will host the second annual Dodge Brawl event June 17. Dodge Brawl is a co-ed, double-elimination dodgeball tournament for charity. “Last year was a ton of fun and a success for everyone. Teams were demanding to know when the next Dodge Brawl ... Read More »

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