January 23rd, 2018

Local Entertainment

Mistatim offers educational theme at Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on January 20th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Not every performance that comes to the Esplanade is purely about entertainment, sometimes education becomes a large part of the show. Such is the case with Mistatim, on the Esplanade stage Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. Calvin, on his ranch, and Speck, on her reservation, are separated by just a wooden fence ... Read More »

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‘Bullets Over Broadway’ a huge spectacle for Crescent Heights High School

By Chris Brown on January 19th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Crescent Heights High School will make a big scene beginning on Jan. 31. Big scenes, actually. The school’s drama program presents “Bullets Over Broadway” from Jan. 31-Feb. 3 and Feb. 6-10 and director and teacher Jennifer Davies thinks it will take your breath away. “I love the spectacle of the show. These are ... Read More »

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Experience ‘Abbey Road’ at the Esplanade tonight

By Medicine Hat News on January 19th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Classic Albums Live returns tonight for its third go-round in Medicine Hat. This time the group brings the Beatles’ classic “Abbey Road” to the Esplanade. For the uninitiated, Classic Albums Live plays albums note for note and cut for cut. Classic Albums Live is not a tribute show — “usually a flashy ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Hat connection with Canada Reads 2018

By Medicine Hat News on January 19th, 2018

The Canada Reads 2018 longlist of books has been released with the theme Open Book to Open Your Eyes as the books challenge readers to look differently at themselves, their neighbours, and the world around them. This year is exciting for Medicine Hat as the book “Forgiveness” by Mark Sakamoto has been nominated. Mark grew ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Beat those winter blues

By Medicine Hat News on January 18th, 2018

A few days ago was proclaimed the saddest day of the year or more commonly known as Blue Monday Blue Monday falls on the third Monday of January and is apparently is the most depressing day of the year. While you may not have felt bummed out on Monday, I am sure you can agree ... Read More »

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Great lineup set for Hat’s winter music festival, Tongue on the Post

By Chris Brown on January 18th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Start licking your lips, Tongue on the Post is just days away. The 13th edition of the Medicine Hat winter staple runs Jan. 22-27 beginning with a long list of free Cafe Concerts at venues around the city and ending with a full day of festivities at Medalta, culminating with the headliner concert. ... Read More »

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After Dark Jan. 18-24

By Medicine Hat News on January 18th, 2018

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 Ryan Stewart, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – DJ jam ... Read More »

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Hatterland adopting theatre-in-the-round format for ‘Jungle Book’

By Chris Brown on January 12th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Change is in the air for Hatterland Children’s Theatre. Longtime residents of the Black Box Theatre in the Medicine Hat College Cultural Centre, the group makes its debut next week at the Esplanade Studio Theatre presenting “The Jungle Book” from Jan. 18-20. The move offers more seats in the new venue and the ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: New releases that will keep you rockin’ in 2018

By Medicine Hat News on January 11th, 2018

Happy New Year, from me — the new guy in the 105.3 Rock family — to you! Last time around, our producer, Melissa, wrote about some of the biggest rock songs of 2017, and where they placed on our year-end “Rock 20 Countdown.” Today I’m looking ahead a bit, at a few highly anticipated rock ... Read More »

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Heaven is the stage for Brett Kissel

By Chris Brown on January 11th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown As one of the first shows in Medicine Hat in 2018, Brett Kissel is pretty intent on setting the bar high — very high — for all those who follow him to the city this year. It’s been close to four years since the Canadian country star and his band were last in ... Read More »

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