August 19th, 2017

Local Entertainment

After Dark Jan. 12-18

By Medicine Hat News on January 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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Library Chat: Staff at library all have their favourite books

By Medicine Hat News on January 6th, 2017

At our monthly public library staff meetings we sometimes report on favourite books. This helps us all become more familiar with new authors and titles, and reminds us which staff members are best able to, without computer assistance, make recommendations in particular genres. This morning Sarah mentioned “A Little Life” by Hanya Yanagihara. Two of ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Making realistic New Year’s resolutions

By Medicine Hat News on January 5th, 2017

The new year is upon us! Gone are the days of overindulging, focusing on the negatives and having no hobbies. Or are they? Apparently only three in 10 Canadians will set a New Year’s resolution, and of those, more than 70 per cent eventually break them, likely before the end of January. I have been ... Read More »

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Sold-out shows reflect Hat’s love for Banff Mountain Film Festival

By Chris Brown on January 5th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown If it wasn’t clear before, it is now. Southeastern Alberta is home to a whole lot of outdoor enthusiasts. Tickets for the 2017 edition of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stop in Medicine Hat later this month were all snapped up just days after they went on sale. Kris Samraj of ... Read More »

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After Dark Jan. 5-11

By Medicine Hat News on January 5th, 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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Year in Review: Talent sparkled on local entertainment scene in 2016

By Chris Brown on December 29th, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown It’s no secret Medicine Hat is in a class by itself when it comes to talent from both the performers in the region and the men and women behind the scenes who bring amazing talent to the city. Milestone anniversaries, theatre sellouts and a remarkable Rose Bowl are a few of the many ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Hip’s emotional cross-country tour highlighted an amazing year

By Medicine Hat News on December 29th, 2016

It’s the last week of the year and tradition dictates that we use this chunk of the calendar to look back at the year that was. Why? I don’t know, really. Renewal and change and new beginnings and all that. Does anything really transform just because we flip the page on some calendar? I guess ... Read More »

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After Dark Dec. 29-Jan.4

By Medicine Hat News on December 29th, 2016

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the New Year’s long weekend. Check with the establishment. 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. ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Survey says: Hatters love their public library

By Medicine Hat News on December 23rd, 2016

As we get ready to wrap up another year of service at Medicine Hat Public Library, we’re reviewing almost 900 satisfaction survey responses to date. It’s good to measure outcomes and check our assumptions. The surveys went out to our users — in the library, by email, and by social media. It comes as no ... Read More »

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Year in Review: Laughs, music and more music in 2016

By Charles Lefebvre on December 22nd, 2016

CHARLES LEFEBVRE Medicine Hat News Rock, country and comedy: Medicine Hat had a little bit of everything this year. 2016 saw the Canalta Centre post its first-ever sold out crowd and popular entertainers from around the world stopped by to perform for Hatters. The Stampede brought a group of legends for a sold-out concert and ... Read More »

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