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Library Chat: Grab some books and find out why world’s social problems are happening

By Medicine Hat News on August 18th, 2017

Although we may feel far removed from the murderous protest in Charlottesville, Va., it’s all far too close for comfort. You might be fielding questions from your children about what is going on, or maybe they aren’t asking but are overhearing discussions they may not fully understand. Your public library has materials for all ages, ... Read More »

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Loverboy still lovin’ every minute of it

By Chris Brown on August 17th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Loverboy has long been known as a band that’s working for the weekend. Which weekend though? This weekend. The iconic band, formed in Calgary but later settling in Vancouver, is one of four that will be playing the second annual Cars and Guitars festival at the Canalta Centre Aug. 18-19. Trooper and Honeymoon ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Certain tunes bring back favourite summer memories

By Medicine Hat News on August 17th, 2017

You know how you can listen to a song and it takes you back to a specific moment in your life? It seems to be happening to me a lot lately. Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting older, or maybe I’m just becoming more sentimental. I was getting ready for the morning show this ... Read More »

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After Dark Aug. 17-23

By Medicine Hat News on August 17th, 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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Concert will raise funds, awareness for local shelter

By Medicine Hat News on August 12th, 2017

Medicine Hat News An Edmonton country singer is using her talents to raise money and awareness for crisis shelters across the province. In Medicine Hat, Andrea Nixon will perform at Cafe Verve from noon to 2 p.m. on Aug. 15. Admission is by donation and the event will also feature a guest speaker addressing domestic ... Read More »

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Something for everyone on MHMT’s 2017-18 schedule

By Medicine Hat News on August 11th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown As summer winds down, things are ramping up at Medicine Hat Musical Theatre. The group recently announced its lineup for the 2017-18 season and tickets for the first show, “Sister Act,” go on sale Aug. 15. Opening night is Oct. 27 The fall show typically ends up being the biggest of the season ... Read More »

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Northern Pikes here in fall

By Medicine Hat News on August 11th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Saskatchewan band The Northern Pikes will make its way to Medicine Hat this fall. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the album “Big Blue Sky” and 33 years of playing together the band will perform at the Esplanade on Nov. 20. Tickets go on sale today. Tickets, $35 plus service charge and GST, ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Wedding seasonat the Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on August 11th, 2017

Each season has its own attributes and summer, at the Esplanade, is the time of year for weddings. The Terrace is the jewel of the venue — a warm-weather favourite, with a spectacular view. Many wedding ceremonies take advantage of this outdoor rooftop space. Every wedding is different. From exquisite-traditional to way-out unique, we have ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Mexican band touring in Western Canada definitely worth seeing

By Medicine Hat News on August 10th, 2017

It’s been a hot summer — temps above 30 C have been the norm, not the exception. So this is maybe not the best idea I ever had: I’m taking some vacation days down near the equator … the even hotter (and far more humid) Costa Rica. Part of the reason is my friend just ... Read More »

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Etheridge brings a little bit of soul and the hits next week

By Medicine Hat News on August 10th, 2017

Stan Ashbee Special to the News Melissa Etheridge is looking forward to her upcoming show Aug. 14 at the Esplanade. “We’re going to be singing, hollering and playing the hits and rockin’ out. That’s usually the plan,” she said. There’s also a little bit of soul on tap in support of her latest album, “MEmphis ... Read More »

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