April 20th, 2018

Local Entertainment

Johnny Reid gets reflective on ‘Revival’

By Chris Brown on March 16th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Put on any one of Johnny Reid’s 12 studio albums and you’ll hear something different. It’s not so much a boredom on the part of the six-time Juno Award and 26-time CCMA Award winner, nor is it a man searching for his identity. What you hear is precisely where the man himself is ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Calling all book clubs

By Medicine Hat News on March 16th, 2018

There are a number of book clubs in the city with members who get together to discuss the books they’ve read or audiobooks they’ve listened to and to share good times together. Most of these are informal groups of friends while some are more structured clubs. The Riverside Book Club is the oldest in Medicine ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: A playlist to keep this St. Patrick’s Day rockin’ long into the night

By Medicine Hat News on March 15th, 2018

It’s been a long, cold, snowy, ice-rutty winter — so this year’s St Patrick’s Day (especially being on a Saturday) might be an even bigger pre-spring party! Parties are different things to different people, so whether you’re a handful of pints deep by noon or happy to observe the shenanigans with a Virgin Irish Coffee ... Read More »

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Clean, dangerous comedy from The Fidgets for MH Christian School fundraiser

By Chris Brown on March 15th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Just about the only thing you can be assured of at an evening of improv is that the comedy will go to some pretty unexpected places. But when The Fidgets come to town, they actually promise two things above and beyond. One: That it’s “hold your sides” funny. Two: That it’s ” invite ... Read More »

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After Dark March 15-21

By Medicine Hat News on March 15th, 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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Arrogant Worms crawling into Medicine Hat Saturday

By Medicine Hat News on March 15th, 2018

Medicine Hat News If a silly night of escapism is what you’re searching for this weekend then The Arrogant Worms have you covered. The singing Canadian comedy troupe is at the Esplanade Saturday for an 8 p.m. show. For more than two decades Mike McCormick, Chris Patterson and Trevor Strong have been entertaining millions simply ... Read More »

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Anastasia at Esplanade on Saturday

By Medicine Hat News on March 9th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The charming tale of Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia graces the Esplanade stage on March 10. Canada’s Ballet Jorgen is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the story and the 10th anniversary of the production. Equal parts tragedy and mythology, the story of Anastasia has captivate for years. “The human drama of a young ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Life lessons children can learn from theatre

By Medicine Hat News on March 9th, 2018

Moving to Medicine Hat in 2015 was the biggest decision my husband and I ever made. From the very start we chose to embrace Medicine Hat as our new home and we’ve been pleasantly surprised in so many ways at all the big things that our small city has to offer. The Hat has some ... Read More »

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Writer’s workshop March 16

By Medicine Hat News on March 8th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Award-winning and best-selling authors Natalie Appleton and Jenna Bailey will host a writer’s workshop March 16 on using oral histories to write creative non-fiction. The pair will discuss their writing and explore how they use interviews to make stories from the past come to life. They’ll shed light on different strategies for ... Read More »

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Bellydance Spectacular coming to the big stage

By Chris Brown on March 8th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Hatter Lindsay Perry recalls that when she and her business and dance partner Krista Vandermeulen got to perform on a Las Vegas stage it was an unforgettable moment and one of the highest points of Perry’s life. The pair hope to bring those same feelings to some of their dancers at Tone Fitness ... Read More »

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