January 19th, 2018

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Library Chat: Variety of summer programs for kids at the library

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2017

Summer can get busy, filling up with one thing or another, but in the mass of activities, camping, vacations, and sports there are a wealth of programs offered for your kids at the public library. The TD Summer Reading Club 2017 and its theme of “Canada” is the perfect way to keep your kids reading, ... Read More »

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From gymnastics to guitar for Japanese musician

By Mo Cranker on June 23rd, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker For New York’s Nobuki Takamen, it was either going to be gymnastics or music. Originally from Hiroshima, Japan, Takamen says he started playing the guitar around the age of 14, about the time he started to get very good at gymnastics, but suffered an injury in the gymnasium. “At the same time I ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Getting up so early is absurd!

By Medicine Hat News on June 22nd, 2017

Do you ever agree to something and immediately second-guess yourself? Like, I’m not good with spicy foods but I won’t know how hot a habanero pepper is until I try it. Or ladies, how about when he drops down to one knee to ask you to marry him, but he’s smart and he does it ... Read More »

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Get ready to ‘cut a rug’ when Bow Djangos hit Esplanade Terrace stage

By Chris Brown on June 22nd, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown You may not have ever heard of hot swing and gypsy jazz but by the end of the weekend it just might be your new favourite thing. The Medicine Hat JazzFest program says The Bow Djangos will bring animated clarinet, dynamic acoustic guitars, rich melodic bass lines and French and English vocal to ... Read More »

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After Dark June 22-28

By Medicine Hat News on June 22nd, 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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Emily Rowed at Inspire Cafe Wednesday

By Medicine Hat News on June 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Just before her debut album is released next month, Vancouver’s Emily Rowed brings her “easy, electro-pop sound” to Inspire Cafe on June 21. Pop fans may not know they’ve heard Rowed sing,but she contributed vocals to the 2014 Tiesto song “Say Something.” Rowed’s forthcoming album “Electric Heart,” to be released on July ... Read More »

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Jazz Picks: One last time for Gypsophilia and a late night with Joel Miller

By Medicine Hat News on June 16th, 2017

Gypsophilia: Night Swimming Joel Miller with Sienna Dahlen: Dream Cassette JazzFest starts this Sunday and runs all next week! Soon the streets of Medicine Hat will be seeing musicians and festival fans from across Canada and around the world as JazzFest once again brings its flavour of fun and world-class music to our sunny city. ... Read More »

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Friends of Monarch hosting JazzFest event Monday

By Medicine Hat News on June 16th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Friends of the Monarch Theatre are hosting a JazzFest event at the theatre on June 19 at 7 p.m. On stage will be the Medicine Hat Jazz Septet, six musicians from the city of Medicine Hat who are very well known to music lovers throughout Medicine Hat and district. At 9 ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Pioneer hopes and hardships

By Medicine Hat News on June 16th, 2017

On May 17, 1914 Norwegians in the district around Robsart, Sask., gathered on the grounds of Luce School to celebrate their national holiday, the 100th anniversary of the signing of Norway’s constitution. The atmosphere was celebratory, but to the left of the group photo of approximately 150 attendees there stands a woman, dressed in black, ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Manchester fights back with love

By Medicine Hat News on June 15th, 2017

We’re living in scary times; armed gunmen shooting up the Bataclan in Paris at an Eagles of Death Metal concert in 2015, more recently; a bombing at an Ariana Grande performance in Manchester. Thankfully in Canada, we are more isolated than most when it comes to attacks of this nature. As a music fan though, ... Read More »

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