December 13th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Laugh with Steve Patterson Feb. 14

By Chris Brown on February 10th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Laughter and love often go hand-in-hand, and Steve Patterson is bringing both to Medicine Hat next week, on Valentine’s Day no less. “Medicine Hat deserves love, laughing’s a part of love and I’m happy to be back,” Patterson said this week as he prepares to embark on a quick Western Canada swing for ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Spread your wings at Winged Tapestries

By Medicine Hat News on February 10th, 2017

I am a genuinely curious person. My mother had some wonderful stories of my childhood; usually centered on some mischief caused by my overly inquisitive nature. I vividly recall as a boy spending an hour or more (…and being late for dinner!) in a wooded area near one of our homes watching a large multicoloured ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Love rocks

By Medicine Hat News on February 9th, 2017

Ahhh, February. The month of love; the universal subject defined as a “profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.” With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I figured it was the perfect excuse to compile a list of some of the greatest romantic rock songs of all time. Now, I’m not an expert on love ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Musical Theatre blowing its ‘Horn’ this month

By Chris Brown on February 9th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown It’s a time of firsts around Medicine Hat Musical Theatre at the moment. Frederick Klem, new to the community and therefore a first-time MHMT director, is helming the company’s first Neil Simon play to kick off 2017 at the playhouse. The normally-musical group presents “Come Blow You Horn” next week and into March. ... Read More »

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After Dark Feb. 9-15

By Medicine Hat News on February 9th, 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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See your story on stage at the Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on February 8th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A lot of people think their life would make a great show. One lucky person can see if that’s actually true this weekend at the Esplanade. The two-part Picks of the Edmonton Fringe series is presented in the Studio Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. “The 11 O-Clock Number: Life is a Musical” ... Read More »

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Review: ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ will steal your heart

By Chris Brown on February 3rd, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown A love story like no other is being told at Crescent Heights High School, and it’s a story that shoots straight for your heart. “Bonnie & Clyde” (not “Clyde & Bonnie” because nothing rhymes with Bonnie) is a particularly fun action-packed mix of high stakes drama, soaring musical numbers and comedy. The story ... Read More »

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Library Chat: We’ve got coding covered

By Medicine Hat News on February 3rd, 2017

Our mission at the public library is to support self-directed life-long learning. Everything we do from Storytimes for infants and toddlers to technology classes for older adults is geared toward supporting people who want to explore and learn new things. Last year we began to offer introductory computer coding classes. Our world is increasingly lived ... Read More »

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Thornley, Big Wreck always reaching

By Chris Brown on February 2nd, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Ian Thornley and Big Wreck have a lot of accolades in their past — Juno Award nominations, platinum sales and rock radio staples among them. They could be forgiven if they rested on their laurels and just kept pumping out what has already been successful for them But longtime fans know that’s not ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: It’s all in the details

By Medicine Hat News on February 2nd, 2017

I took a phone call last month or maybe it was last year but quicker than a Metamucil addict, it developed into its own version of Abbot and Costello’s “Who’s on First?” skit.It went something like this: Me: Morning, 105.3 Rock Them:Yeah, can you play a song from the guys you played about five minutes ... Read More »

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