February 27th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Colin James back on March 1

By Medicine Hat News on February 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The grey highways of Canada are bringing Juno Award winner Colin James to Medicine Hat in support of his new album “Blue Highways.” James will perform at the Esplanade March 1 at 7:30 p.m. “Blue Highways” is the record James has been eyeing for years, one that pays tribute to some of ... Read More »

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See Swan Lake on Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on February 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A ballet classic will take the audience to a faraway time this weekend at the Esplanade. Toronto’s Ballet Jorgen presents Swan Lake on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Elegant, graceful and beautiful dancing will be supported by colourful costumes and a timeless love story. Tickets, $49.95 plus service charge and GST, are available ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Local history, world view

By Medicine Hat News on February 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat is a community that has grown as a result of world events and local responses to them. Our stories are as much influenced by happenings around the world as by the characters, crises and accomplishments here at home. The story of Medicine Hat as a permanent settlement begins with the arrival of the ... Read More »

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Medalta Musings: The walls at Medalta hold many pretty gritty stories

By Medicine Hat News on February 24th, 2017

Lorne Simpson, the architect responsible for the restoration of Medalta in the Historic Clay District over the last number of years, describes the importance of industrial architecture as “…the design of the buildings being driven by the process of making.” Think about it, the shape of the buildings, the materials they are constructed from, the ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Where the music meets the road

By Medicine Hat News on February 23rd, 2017

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 »

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It’s the end of an era for Enslow

By Chris Brown on February 23rd, 2017

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 »

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After Dark Feb. 23-March 1

By Medicine Hat News on February 23rd, 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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Review: ‘Come Blow Your Horn’ is simple, but effective

By Chris Brown on February 17th, 2017

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 »

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Library Chat: Freedom to Read Week

By Medicine Hat News on February 17th, 2017

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 »

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Lalama enjoying the ride with fellow kid pop stars

By Chris Brown on February 16th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Being a teenage pop star has its perks. Just ask Justin Bieber. Christian Lalama may not be at that level, but he’s sure enjoying the ride he’s been on in the last couple of years, especially since joining Mini Pop Kids about one year ago. “Being in Mini Pop has been really fun ... Read More »

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