April 28th, 2017

Local Entertainment

After Dark April 6-12

By Medicine Hat News on April 6th, 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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St. Mary’s School bringing Shrek to the stage

By Chris Brown on March 31st, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown St. Mary’s School is going green next week, but not in the environmental sense. The school brings the crusty green ogre with a soft heart from the screen the stage for “Shrek Jr. The Musical.” The show is at the Esplanade April 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. The close to 60 Grade ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Make sure politicians know the value of libraries

By Medicine Hat News on March 31st, 2017

When Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan defended deep cuts to library budgets, it’s reported he said, “With the internet, people are using E-readers — they’re not going to the library to buy a book; they’re getting it online. A lot of libraries that they belong to give them some free e-books as well, so I ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Arena music can make or break the game experience

By Medicine Hat News on March 30th, 2017

Playoff hockey just isn’t the same without some good music to pump up the players and the fans. An arena’s choice of music can enhance the atmosphere and make the game more exciting. With the Medicine Hat Tigers enjoying a post-season run and the NHL playoffs just around the corner, I figured it was the ... Read More »

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Turning back the clock to When We Were Young

By Chris Brown on March 30th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown What’s old is new again at the Esplanade Art Gallery. A quintet of Medicine Hat artists have come together for the new exhibition When We Were Young. The five — Susan Knight, Safira Lachapelle, Jessica Plattner, Wendy Struck and Kat Valenzuela — were tasked with using childhood memories and allowing them to inspire ... Read More »

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After Dark March 30-April 5

By Medicine Hat News on March 30th, 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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School Art 2017 celebrates the best

By Medicine Hat News on March 24th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Remember when you were a kid and you’d come home from school, proudly show your parents the art project you just completed and they’d hang it on the refrigerator? More than 850 area students are getting a similar but larger treatment right now at the Esplanade in School Art 2017. Think of the ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Ceramics exhibition shows varied interpretations of Canada’s formation

By Medicine Hat News on March 24th, 2017

This year, Canadians will celebrate 150 years as a nation. To commemorate this unique occasion, the Esplanade Art Gallery presents Oh Ceramics! a national exhibition featuring 16 ceramic artists from across Canada. We thought it was most appropriate to present an exhibition of high-calibre Canadian artists working in clay, the bedrock of our region and ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Women of rock

By Medicine Hat News on March 23rd, 2017

I don’t know about you but my choice of music comes and goes in phases, most recently, Fleetwood Mac. That got me to thinking (I know, I’m as surprised as you are) about some of my favorite female rockers of all time, for any number of reasons as listed below in no particular order. Stevie ... Read More »

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Cast of McCoy’s ’13’ in it together in story and life

By Medicine Hat News on March 23rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Drama students at Monsignor McCoy High School are getting ready to show off the musical they’ve been busy perfecting. The musical is called “13,” and runs for roughly 90 minutes and will show on March 30 and 31 as well as April 1, with shows beginning at 7 p.m. at Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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