September 25th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Author Joan Mettauer busy during upcoming Culture Days

By Medicine Hat News on September 23rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News A Medicine Hat author will be a big part of the city’s Alberta Culture Days celebrations. Joan Mettauer has three separate appearances planned for this week in conjunction with the three-day festival celebrated across the province Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Mettauer will actually get out of the box the day before Alberta Culture ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Smiles for miles when the Globetrotters come to town

By Chris Brown on September 22nd, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown The on-court action is what gets the people in the seats but the biggest impression the Harlem Globetrotters leave goes far beyond the high-flying dunks and cool basketball tricks. “No matter where we go we always give people that sense of entertainment, of smiling, of having a good time. We like to call ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Eye on the Esplanade: Fostering student engagement through technology

By Medicine Hat News on September 22nd, 2017

In my experience as a gallery educator, I have found that one of the very best ways to cater to individual learning needs is to provide interactive, immersive and participatory opportunities. For visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners alike, the most memorable experiences are rooted in dynamic delivery. We live in a world where the immediacy ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Rock Ramblings: Music still plays major role in films

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 2017

Do you remember the last movie soundtrack you purchased? Other than the “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise or the odd Disney movie it seems like movie soundtracks have gone the way of the dodo bird. I was sippin’ back a glass wine with one of my girlfriends the other night and we started reminiscing about ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Emphasis on the comedy when Comic Strippers perform

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Some people just don’t know when to hang up the skates. Or the glove. Or the bow tie. The Comic Strippers, winner of best live production at last year’s Canadian Comedy Awards, is the embodiment of that age-old story of hanging on a little too long, says stripper Roman Danylo. He and his ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

After Dark Sept. 21-27

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 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 »

Be the first to comment!

Hedley hitting the Hat in February

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 2017

Medicine Hat News Valentine’s Day is for lovers, and, at least in Medicine Hat, for Hedley. The Canadian rockers announced a 32-city tour of the country yesterday, including a show at the Canalta Centre on Feb. 14. “Performing live is truly what Hedley are all about,” frontman Jacob Hoggard said in a release. “Touring from ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Skateboard stars in city today

By Medicine Hat News on September 15th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Four of the world’s best skateboarders will be in Medicine Hat today for a demo at the Kinsmen Skate Plaza. Hosted by the Medicine Hat Skateboard Association and The Summit Centre, the demonstration features three professionals and one amateur skateboarder from the Zero Skateboard Team [https://zeroskateboards.com] The skaters are Jamie Thomas, Tommy ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

More shows at the Esplanade are announced

By Medicine Hat News on September 15th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Barra McNeils, Marc Cohn and The Kentucky Headhunters headline a new slate of performances announced for the Esplanade between now and the end of May 2018. First up is a performance of “Victoria” on Oct. 23. It’s the story of an elderly woman who is losing her memory but not her ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Library Chat: Poll finds libraries are leaders in ‘trust’

By Medicine Hat News on September 15th, 2017

In this era of fast, endless and often unreliable news it can be difficult to know who to trust. For example, governments have great authority to offer information but sometimes selectively and not always very quickly, for example the very useful Canada Census, in its sheer size and scope, often takes years to publish. Smaller ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!