December 15th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Rock On: Cars & Guitars will return in August

By Medicine Hat News on December 14th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The first two days were such a hit, why not two more? Cars & Guitars, Medicine Hat’s Classic Rock Festival, rolls into the Canalta Centre for round two on Aug. 18 and 19. This year the two-day show will feature Trooper and Honeymoon Suite on the first day and Loverboy and yet-to-be-revealed ... Read More »

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Louisiana Hayride cast set to spread some Christmas cheer

By Chris Brown on December 9th, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown After a pair of “regular” Louisiana Hayride shows over the past 15 months in Medicine Hat, the cast and crew are back this Saturday to spread some Christmas cheer. Louisiana Hayride Christmas is at the Medicine Hat College Eresman Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Show host and creator Lori Risling says the Christmas format ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Stack of books perfect on these cold winter nights

By Medicine Hat News on December 9th, 2016

With winter’s long nights and the wind chill, perhaps it’s time to take a pile of books home and settle in. Sometimes over a holiday I’ll borrow a whole stack of older “who done it” books by a prolific author, e.g. Faye Kellerman or Ian Rankin, and learn about a certain detective or sleuth or ... Read More »

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Review: The magic of ‘Aladdin’

By Medicine Hat News on December 8th, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Rubbing a lamp isn’t the only way to make magic appear on stage in Medicine Hat. On Tuesday, Medicine Hat Musical Theatre did it the old-fashioned way — hard work, great performances and immense levels of talent. But they also rubbed a lamp, and a ring. The story of this “Aladdin” tale follows ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Too many movie remakes; where’s the originality in Hollywood?

By Medicine Hat News on December 8th, 2016

So I go on the old interweb to look at some movie trailers. And more often than not I give myself a little pep talk beforehand. “Now Steve, you’re probably not gonna like what you see, but maybe there will be a new Stallone movie trailer to get you through the day.” So I go ... Read More »

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After Dark Dec. 8-14

By Medicine Hat News on December 8th, 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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Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy set for Canalta Centre show in March

By Medicine Hat News on December 6th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy have been thinking at least a little bit about Medicine Hat. The comedians are coming to the Canalta Centre on March 4 as part of their We’ve Been Thinking Tour. Foxworthy is best known for his “You Might be a Redneck” jokes, but also delves ... 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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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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