January 20th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Creativity behind New North Collective’s music

By Chris Brown on January 20th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Carmen Braden joined the New North Collective only a little more than one year ago, but her personal musical journey started long ago. It’s a similar story for the other six members of the group, and that is what’s at the core of the New North Collective, a diverse group of musicians hailing ... Read More »

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Book tells story of Dutch immigrants north of Suffield

By Medicine Hat News on January 20th, 2017

Medicine Hat News An author who wrote a book about Dutch immigrants settling just north of Suffield will be at the Medicine Hat public library Jan. 31 to review his book and sign a few copies. Robert Westra, who lives in Rochester, Alta., near Edmonton, published his book, “Trust Not in Princes” last August. It’s ... Read More »

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Tigers trying to tame adverse conditions

By Medicine Hat News on January 20th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Ever since last season’s riveting post-season push, the Medicine Hat Tigers have adopted the simple yet effective mantra, to turn the page. Despite after kicking off their three-game eastern road trip with a 5-3 loss to the Saskatoon Blades, and without a pair key defencemen, Tigers alternate captain Steven Owre says tonight’s test ... Read More »

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Whole lotta love and more with Classic Albums Live and Led Zeppelin II

By Chris Brown on January 19th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown While it’s possible a Led Zeppelin reunion could still happen, it would of course be missing John Bonham. And even if Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones did get back together and tour, Medicine Hat wouldn’t be on the schedule. The next best thing will be at the Esplanade on Friday ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Normal life finally returns on the third Friday of January

By Medicine Hat News on January 19th, 2017

Now that Blue Monday has finally passed, it’s time to turn our attention to the next important day of January — Friday! Yes, Jan. 28 is the beginning of the Lunar New Year but I find that the third Friday in January is way more exciting. Why? Because the family that has outstayed its welcome ... Read More »

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After Dark Jan. 19-25

By Medicine Hat News on January 19th, 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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George Canyon on his way back to the Gas City

By Medicine Hat News on January 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News George Canyon is heading back to Medicine Hat. The Canadian country star will play at the Esplanade on May 26. Canyon’s latest album “I Got This” debuted as the top Canadian Country album in February 2016 and spawned a pair of top 10 hits in Canada, the title track and “Daughters of ... Read More »

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Hatterland explores life after the fairytale in ‘The Ever After – A Musical’

By Chris Brown on January 13th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Fairytales often end with the phrase “happily ever after.” But what do those characters get up to after the book has closed? Hatterland Children’s Theatre will shed some light on the ever afters of some of the fairytale world’s favourite characters in “The Ever After – A Musical.” The show, at the Medicine ... Read More »

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Nothing is impossible when ‘Corner Gas’ goes animated

By Chris Brown on January 12th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Unburdened by pesky nuisances like reality, practicality and the law, the sky’s the limit for “Corner Gas.” The chance to have Oscar Leroy strap a rocket to young Brent’s back and firing it up into a tree so Brent could get back his balloon is partly why “Corner Gas” is returning, this time ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: 2017: Rock ‘n’ roll came back and it’s alive and well

By Medicine Hat News on January 12th, 2017

Hardly a day goes by without one artist or another chiming in about the “death of rock.” As a rock fan, it’s hard not to question the genre’s health when we see charts dominated by acts like The Weeknd, Arianna Grande and Bruno Mars. Nothing against those acts, in fact, I’d call Bruno Mars a ... Read More »

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