October 21st, 2017

Local Entertainment

Rock Ramblings: Easy last-minute Halloween costumes

By Medicine Hat News on October 19th, 2017

I love Halloween. The trick or treating, Halloween parties and, of course, dressing up is always a blast. Each year I always have these grand ideas of costumes and then before I know it, I have procrastinated on ordering a costume and with less than two weeks to go I scramble to come up with ... Read More »

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Weird Al advises to ‘lower your expectations’ for his June concert

By Medicine Hat News on October 16th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It’s getting weird in here. Weird Al Yankovic is coming back to Medicine Hat next year for a June 3 show at the Esplanade. The poster for Yankovic’s show bills it as ‘The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour” and advertises no frills, obscure songs and limited commercial appeal and advises people to ... Read More »

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‘Almost’ Johnny Cash to play Esplanade Oct. 21

By Medicine Hat News on October 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News “Hello — I’m almost Johnny Cash.” David James has spoken those words into a microphone countless times and on Oct. 21 will speak them from the Esplanade stage. David James and Big River have been described as one of the most authentic Johnny Cash tribute shows touring today. From the way James ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Library’s Homebound Services proves popular

By Medicine Hat News on October 13th, 2017

The Medicine Hat Public Library is a popular place to visit, as our annual report statistics show and as the user survey tells us. Attendance gate counts at the library entrances show an impressive 240,000 visits each year. Some people, however, find it difficult to get downtown to the library in person so the library ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Concerts make memories

By Medicine Hat News on October 12th, 2017

I’ve been to a lot of shows in my life. I’ve actually been very fortunate to have (for the most part) been able to find good deals on most of the tickets to those shows. But everyone has that one concert that sticks in their cranium forever, whether that’s a good thing or not. The ... Read More »

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Many musical styles, but no specific genre in Caleb Hart’s repertoire

By Chris Brown on October 12th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Caleb Hart is proof you don’t need a big band or a huge stage show to make a lot of noise. He’ll bring sounds from all corners of the world to Medicine Hat next week with just an acoustic guitar, a loop pedal and his voice. “A lot of different things,” he laughs ... Read More »

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After Dark Oct. 12-18

By Medicine Hat News on October 12th, 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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Australian Michael Charles bringing his blues stylings to Whiskey Creek Saturday

By Medicine Hat News on October 6th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Australian blues artist Michael Charles will perform at Whiskey Creek this weekend. The recent Blues Hall of Fame inductee will be at the Medicine Hat pub on Saturday for an 8 p.m. show. Charles is on his All I Really Know tour. Charles has had a long and distinguished career having released ... Read More »

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Artist raffling original painting to honour late friend

By Jeremy Appel on October 6th, 2017

jappel@medicinehatnews.com @MHNJeremyAppel A local artist is holding a showcase, scotch tasting and fundraiser for the Medicine Hat Hospital’s cancer ward on Oct. 12 at the Cypress Club. Theresa Eisenbarth will be raffling her “Boldness Has Power” painting, which is dedicated to Medicine Hat College’s former dean of business, Jacquie Penner, who passed away from cancer ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Venture through the Esplanade’s Archives Reading Room door

By Medicine Hat News on October 6th, 2017

Often wide-eyed and very careful to not make a sound, a person will shyly wander in and make their way across the Archives Reading Room floor to my desk. “I’ve never been in here before. I’m not really sure how to go about this” are words I hear whispered to me on almost a weekly ... Read More »

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