April 28th, 2017

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Review: ‘Rock of Ages’: Well, it rocks, baby!

By Chris Brown on October 28th, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown It’s one for the ages, and one for those of a certain age. Medicine Hat Musical Theatre brought the 1980s into 2016 at the playhouse on Wednesday with “Rock of Ages,” the Broadway smash and musical love letter to the decade of decadence. Those lucky enough to have already grabbed tickets for the ... Read More »

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Library Chat: It’s book awards season, and Giller Prize is first one up

By Medicine Hat News on October 28th, 2016

Jack Rabinovitch, in honour of his late wife, literary journalist Doris Giller, founded the annual Giller Prize to recognize excellence in Canadian fiction with an award of $25,000 cash. There’s a wide variety of good reading in the long list of 12 selected by a panel of notable Canadian authors including Kathleen Winter, who you’ll ... Read More »

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Barbara Fairchild to perform country, gospel show at Salvation Army church

By Medicine Hat News on October 28th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Country and gospel singer Barbara Fairchild will perform in Medicine Hat Saturday night. Straight from Branson, Missouri, Fairchild and her husband Roy Morris put on a show that is vibrant, warm, and full of love and laughter. The free show takes place at the Salvation Army Church at 7 p.m. Call 403-502-1617 ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Here are some – choke! gasp! – nice words about Rider Nation

By Medicine Hat News on October 27th, 2016

It’s with bitter sweetness — a lot more bitter than sweet — these words come under the scrutiny of your eyeballss. As long as unicorns and dragons have roamed the earth I have been a fan of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. My co-host Cassie has a differing opinion on the correct to team to root ... Read More »

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A shot of Washboard Union

By Chris Brown on October 27th, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown When success comes at you as fast as it has for The Washboard Union, it can be hard to see the significance of the little things. Those little moments that in hindsight can be viewed as a sign of what’s to come. So when Chris Duncombe, Aaron Grain and David Roberts nailed the ... Read More »

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After Dark Oct. 27-Nov. 2

By Medicine Hat News on October 27th, 2016

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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Doc Walker show cancelled

By Medicine Hat News on October 26th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Doc Walker Cabaret show scheduled for this Saturday has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts. Canalta Centre officials announced the cancellation on Tuesday morning. According to the release people who bought tickets over the phone or online will have their tickets refunded automatically to the credit card that was used to ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Musical Theatre is ready to Rock

By Chris Brown on October 22nd, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Don’t stop believing, because it’s true. Tickets for Medicine Hat Musical Theatre’s production of “Rock of Ages” are sold out, and have been for a long time. “Unprecedented,” said assistant director Dave Cannon this week. “We always thought this show was going to sell out, but I don’t think any of us expected, ... Read More »

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Howling with Norman Foote on Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on October 22nd, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Norman Foote promises the laughter will come from the audience and the stage on Sunday. Foote’s music, comedy and prop work will keep everyone in stitches during “The Howl – A Musical Masquerade,” at 2 p.m. at the Esplanade. Connecting with the community and getting people involved are two hallmarks of Foote’s show. ... Read More »

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Lyle Rebbeck and Friends kick off Conservatory Concert Series at college

By Medicine Hat News on October 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Jazz enthusiasts are invited to Medicine Hat College’s One on One Gallery Sunday, at 3 p.m. for a special concert featuring Lyle Rebbeck and Friends. This event is the first in the Conservatory Concert Series which looks to connect with the community on a new level and showcase the diverse musical talent ... Read More »

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