April 28th, 2017

Local Entertainment

After Dark March 23-29

By Medicine Hat News on March 23rd, 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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Bob Dylan to perform in Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on March 20th, 2017

Folk/rock icon Bob Dylan is coming to Medicine Hat. Long hailed as one of the biggest musical influences of all-time, the singer-songwriter will perform at the Canalta Centre on July 18. Tickets, $56.85 and $76.85 plus services charges and GST, will go on sale March 24 at 10 a.m. at http://www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1-855-985-5000 ... Read More »

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Famed New Orford String Quartet in Medicine Hat later this month

By Peggy Revell on March 18th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The world-renowned, Juno-nominated New Orford String Quartet will be performing in Medicine Hat. The performance will take place on March 30 at 7 p.m., at the Christian Reform Church, located at 300 Primrose Drive SE. The concert is being organized by the Medicine Hat Symphonic Society, in partnership with the Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Author Wagamese was a champion of libraries

By Medicine Hat News on March 17th, 2017

We’ve lost Richard Wagamese, celebrated journalist and award-winning author, much too early, at only 61. You are likely familiar with his Canada Reads finalist “Indian Horse” or “Medicine Walk,” a Banff Mountain Book Festival grand award winner. The library community mourns the loss of a champion who frequently said “libraries and librarians are my favourite ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: A man full of ideas

By Medicine Hat News on March 16th, 2017

As I sit here staring at this blank piece of paper that’s as blinding as the snow I say to myself two things. 1.) I’m cool with not seeing snow again. 2.) What shall I write about? (FYI if you write shall, you appear smrter) Every once in a while I get ideas that would ... Read More »

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Steven Page is forever in search of his next project

By Medicine Hat News on March 16th, 2017

Stan Ashbee Special to the News Former Barenaked Lady Steven Page is criss-crossing back and forth across the country with a variety of band formations performing material from his solo career, along with classic BNL hits. “That’s what keeps it fun and exciting. Some of them are full rock band-type shows, then I’m doing some ... Read More »

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After Dark March 16-22

By Medicine Hat News on March 16th, 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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Roots and family keep The Leahys on their path

By Chris Brown on March 10th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown A large Leahy family with a wide range of musical and performing talents makes it pretty easy to put a compelling show together. An ever-changing cast helps keep things fresh, with each iteration of the band being a little different from the last. For the version of The Leahys that performs at the ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: The way Canadians listen to radio is about to change forever

By Medicine Hat News on March 9th, 2017

Radio as a medium has changed very little since Marconi invented it in 1895 (or more accurately stole the technology from Tesla but I digress). Its transmission method has somehow survived all this time. Think about how the way we’ve consumed music has changed over that same period — vinyl, reel-to-reel, 8-track, cassette tapes, laser ... Read More »

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Still riding the Highway in this Mad Mad World

By Chris Brown on March 9th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown A little more than a decade ago Tom Cochrane was worried he might have ownership of his iconic song “Life is a Highway” unintentionally taken from him. Rascal Flatts had recorded the song for the “Cars” soundtrack, introducing it to a whole new generation. But the song remains firmly in his grasp, and ... Read More »

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