June 26th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Blood Tribe actor living a Hollywood dream with ‘Wonder Woman’ role

By Melissa Villeneuve on June 9th, 2017

mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com LETHBRIDGE HERALD He may have a role in a major blockbuster movie, but the Blood Tribe’s Eugene Brave Rock most cherishes being a role model for First Nations youth and his culture. Brave Rock, who plays ‘Chief’ in the DC Comics superhero hit “Wonder Woman,” is a homegrown Hollywood movie star paving the way ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Celebrating Canada’s 150th at the public library

By Medicine Hat News on June 9th, 2017

As I sit here eating my bowl of special red Canada 150 Fruit Loops, I’m remembering back to the centennial year of 1967. As a child it seemed like such an exciting year with so much going on, including a family holiday to Expo67 in Montreal. 50 years later the country is marking the sesquicentennial ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Top 10 campfire sing-along songs

By Medicine Hat News on June 8th, 2017

My husband and I are major campers. We start our camping season in mid-March and usually go until the Thanksgiving long weekend, weather pending of course. Now that might sound a little nutty to most but we love it. One of our favourite parts of camping is simply sitting around the fire relaxing, visiting, having ... Read More »

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Tim Tamashiro set to check Medicine Hat JazzFest off the list

By Chris Brown on June 8th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Perform for Queen Elizabeth II. Check. Sell a Christmas album at La Senza. Check. Perform at Medicine Hat JazzFest. Check. In 15 days. Calgary’s Tim Tamashiro has seemingly done it all. He’s been part of rock and jazz bands. He’s been a solo jazz artist. He’s emcee’d events for business and world leaders ... Read More »

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After Dark June 8-14

By Medicine Hat News on June 8th, 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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Twin Fiddle Express tonight

By Medicine Hat News on June 8th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Renowned Canadian fiddle champion Scott Woods and his band Twin Fiddle Express are bringing their talents to Medicine Hat for a June 8 show at the Monarch Theatre, starting at 7 p.m. This two-hour Branson-style live show celebrates the wonderful sound of two fiddles played sweetly in harmony — with lots of ... Read More »

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Ron James here in December

By Medicine Hat News on June 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Ron James is coming back to Medicine Hat. The Canadian comedian and his special way with words will warm up your funny bones at the Esplanade on Dec. 3. James starred for five seasons on “The Ron James Show” and has more than a handful of one-hour comedy specials under his belt. ... Read More »

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Jazz Picks: JazzFest opens with one of the best

By Medicine Hat News on June 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat JazzFest makes its way into town right along with summer! Banners appear next to the hanging baskets downtown. Billboards, brochures and posters start to appear like spring flowers and the front lawn. The sounds of JazzFest ads can be heard on the radio and jazz music starts to flow from the overheads of ... Read More »

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Heliocity Music Festival set to rock the weekend

By Medicine Hat News on June 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Heliocity Music Festival is back for another year with two venues nearly across the street from each other pumping out music for two days this weekend. Medicine Hat bands Rex Stiff & The Kinky Morticians, Iverdale, Western Death, Badhatters, DJ Krucial, Gas City Shocker, DJ Ohmzone, Indifferent and Swim are among ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: SpaceFinder touches down in Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on June 2nd, 2017

When I was in Theatre School, I was involved in the creation and production of several small next-to-no-budget projects with a local theatre company. We found any available space we could and turned it into a performance space, even going so far as to spend a couple of months renovating an old department store in ... Read More »

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