March 26th, 2017

Local Entertainment

School Art 2017 celebrates the best

By Medicine Hat News on March 24th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Remember when you were a kid and you’d come home from school, proudly show your parents the art project you just completed and they’d hang it on the refrigerator? More than 850 area students are getting a similar but larger treatment right now at the Esplanade in School Art 2017. Think of the ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Ceramics exhibition shows varied interpretations of Canada’s formation

By Medicine Hat News on March 24th, 2017

This year, Canadians will celebrate 150 years as a nation. To commemorate this unique occasion, the Esplanade Art Gallery presents Oh Ceramics! a national exhibition featuring 16 ceramic artists from across Canada. We thought it was most appropriate to present an exhibition of high-calibre Canadian artists working in clay, the bedrock of our region and ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Women of rock

By Medicine Hat News on March 23rd, 2017

I don’t know about you but my choice of music comes and goes in phases, most recently, Fleetwood Mac. That got me to thinking (I know, I’m as surprised as you are) about some of my favorite female rockers of all time, for any number of reasons as listed below in no particular order. Stevie ... Read More »

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Cast of McCoy’s ’13’ in it together in story and life

By Medicine Hat News on March 23rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Drama students at Monsignor McCoy High School are getting ready to show off the musical they’ve been busy perfecting. The musical is called “13,” and runs for roughly 90 minutes and will show on March 30 and 31 as well as April 1, with shows beginning at 7 p.m. at Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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After Dark March 23-29

By Medicine Hat News on March 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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Bob Dylan to perform in Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on March 20th, 2017

Folk/rock icon Bob Dylan is coming to Medicine Hat. Long hailed as one of the biggest musical influences of all-time, the singer-songwriter will perform at the Canalta Centre on July 18. Tickets, $56.85 and $76.85 plus services charges and GST, will go on sale March 24 at 10 a.m. at http://www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1-855-985-5000 ... Read More »

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Famed New Orford String Quartet in Medicine Hat later this month

By Peggy Revell on March 18th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The world-renowned, Juno-nominated New Orford String Quartet will be performing in Medicine Hat. The performance will take place on March 30 at 7 p.m., at the Christian Reform Church, located at 300 Primrose Drive SE. The concert is being organized by the Medicine Hat Symphonic Society, in partnership with the Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Author Wagamese was a champion of libraries

By Medicine Hat News on March 17th, 2017

We’ve lost Richard Wagamese, celebrated journalist and award-winning author, much too early, at only 61. You are likely familiar with his Canada Reads finalist “Indian Horse” or “Medicine Walk,” a Banff Mountain Book Festival grand award winner. The library community mourns the loss of a champion who frequently said “libraries and librarians are my favourite ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: A man full of ideas

By Medicine Hat News on March 16th, 2017

As I sit here staring at this blank piece of paper that’s as blinding as the snow I say to myself two things. 1.) I’m cool with not seeing snow again. 2.) What shall I write about? (FYI if you write shall, you appear smrter) Every once in a while I get ideas that would ... Read More »

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Steven Page is forever in search of his next project

By Medicine Hat News on March 16th, 2017

Stan Ashbee Special to the News Former Barenaked Lady Steven Page is criss-crossing back and forth across the country with a variety of band formations performing material from his solo career, along with classic BNL hits. “That’s what keeps it fun and exciting. Some of them are full rock band-type shows, then I’m doing some ... Read More »

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