June 19th, 2018

Local Entertainment

Two for the price of one at Elvis tribute show

By Medicine Hat News on June 1st, 2018

Medicine Hat News When your music and career are as legendary as that of The King of Rock and Roll it sometimes takes two people for a proper tribute. Two of the world’s top Elvis Presley tribute artists are touring Alberta together for the first time and will be at the Esplanade on June 5 ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Grow, community, culture

By Medicine Hat News on June 1st, 2018

I feel really grateful. From a young age, I knew I wanted to be an artist, and I’m lucky enough to have a career that allows me to engage creatively on a daily basis. As the manager and curator of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program, I research Alberta artists and organize ... Read More »

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Murschell, Part defeat Italy to open World Cup

By Medicine Hat News on June 1st, 2018

Medicine Hat News It may not have been pretty, but Dawson Murschell still battled out a win to kick off the Professional Darts Corporation’s Betway World Cup of Darts with a 5-1 victory over Italy as part of Team Canada. The 22-year-old Medicine Hat product — paired up with John Part on Team Canada at ... Read More »

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Warm and funny ‘Ladies Foursome’ puts a wrap on theatre group’s season

By Chris Brown on May 31st, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown7 Lyn Weisgerber might want to consider buying a lottery ticket for this weekend’s draws. After all, the director is feeling pretty lucky as rehearsals roll on for “The Ladies Foursome,” the upcoming production from Medicine Hat Musical Theatre. “These three ladies that I chose are amazing actresses. I definitely hit the jackpot with ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Heliocity a great summer event

By Medicine Hat News on May 31st, 2018

Tomorrow is the first day of June, and true to form on the Badlands, it seemed we jumped straight from a (painfully lengthy) winter, skipped over spring and did a Ron Burgundy-esque cannonball straight into summer heat wave season. We’ve already had plenty of sweltering summertime temperatures, even though the calendar says we won’t officially ... Read More »

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After Dark May 31-June 6

By Medicine Hat News on May 31st, 2018

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 Ryan Stewart, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – DJ jam ... Read More »

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Jazz Picks: The very best of Canadian jazz

By Medicine Hat News on May 25th, 2018

Ranee Lee: “Dark Divas” Mallory Chipman: “Rags and Feathers” This week we’re taking a look at two vocalists coming to JazzFest 2018 at two different stages of their careers, and representing the very best in Canadian jazz. Ranee Lee first appeared at JazzFest 2015 and her return has been greatly anticipated. Born in Brooklyn, Ranee ... Read More »

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Downtown Art Walk tonight

By Medicine Hat News on May 25th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Get your comfy shoes on, the first Downtown Medicine Hat Art Walk of the year goes tonight. The popular downtown event offers people a chance to explore a variety of locations in the city core that are known for their art and artists. Featured locations this time around are the Esplanade, the ... Read More »

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MHCBS back with Pops & Favourites

By Medicine Hat News on May 25th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Spring is in the air and spring will be in the Esplanade on Saturday. The Medicine Hat Concert Band Society brings its own rite of spring to the stage on Saturday with the fifth edition of Pops & Favourites. Conductor Bill Wahl and more than 100 musicians will present Titled Let Your ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Here’s the plan at Medicine Hat Public Library

By Medicine Hat News on May 25th, 2018

What kind of library does Medicine Hat need? In 2016 the board of the public library set out to answer that question for the next couple of years — only for a couple of years because the answer to the question changes over time. The first thing the board did was to ask community members ... Read More »

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