November 23rd, 2017

Local Entertainment

Zanzee band’s music great for cruisin’

By Mo Cranker on December 3rd, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Going on a tropical cruise for some people may be a once-in-a-lifetime event, but for one local couple cruises have been a way to make a living and live their dream. Arleen and Dave Zeleny have spent almost 40 years of their lives playing in their two-piece band Zanzee, with more than five ... Read More »

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Christmas music season is here

By Medicine Hat News on December 3rd, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Christmas season has arrived and local musicians and singers are ready to bring in the season in style. Last night, one of the Medicine Hat Symphonic Society’s biggest evenings of the year, the Concerto Voicee, took place at St. John’s Presbyterian Church. Twelve competitors were vying for two places to sing ... Read More »

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Nutcracker on stage

By Medicine Hat News on December 3rd, 2016

Medicine Hat News There are two chances next week for you to really get into the Christmas spirit with a classic Christmas show. Ballet Victoria presents “The Nutcracker” Dec. 6 and 7 at the Esplanade, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All your favourite characters will be there, as well as new ones like Elsa from “Frozen” ... Read More »

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Freedom for music creativity offered at Medicine Hat’s new recording studio

By Charles Lefebvre on December 3rd, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Start with an idea. Combine lyrics and chords with different instruments. Mix carefully, and a great song or album is the final result. That is the end goal of Stir Studio, Medicine Hat’s newest recording facility, which celebrated its grand opening last weekend. “Music has been a passion for me,” said executive producer ... Read More »

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Country singer loves the idea of seeing Canada from train window

By Charles Lefebvre on December 3rd, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Dallas Smith is looking forward to seeing his country under a different set of lights. The Canadian country singer is travelling aboard the Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train in November running from Quebec to British Columbia, with a stop in Medicine Hat Dec. 6. “I’ve toured the country for the last 15, 16 ... Read More »

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Review: ‘Lion King Jr.’ a big deal at CHHS

By Chris Brown on December 2nd, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Crescent Heights High School’s “The Lion King Jr.” is a roaring good time from start to finish. Director Jennifer Davies and the cast and crew went out on a limb choosing one of the biggest-ever Broadway musicals as their first entirely junior high production, but everyone rose to the challenge on opening night’s ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: History is all around us

By Medicine Hat News on December 2nd, 2016

In Medicine Hat we are surrounded by our history. It is in the landscape that has made our river valley an attractive gathering place for centuries. It is in the brick buildings, many now more than a century old. It is in the people who call Medicine Hat home, whether for the past few days, ... Read More »

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Holiday Festival on Ice a ‘fan’s dream come true’

By Chris Brown on December 1st, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Kurt Browning is going old school. When the four-time world and Canadian champion figure skater performs at the Canalta Centre on Saturday in Holiday Festival on Ice he’ll skate a vintage program. “I’m going to do Singing in the Rain, which is a program I did in a TV special back in the ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Podcasts are great, but the immediacy of local radio can’t be replaced

By Medicine Hat News on December 1st, 2016

There are two things in almost every living room that actually get used — the couch and the television. Everything else in there is pretty much decoration or there because you needed it that one time and have yet to put it away. But that being said, it seems like we’re watching less and less ... Read More »

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After Dark Dec. 1-7

By Medicine Hat News on December 1st, 2016

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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