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Howling with Norman Foote on Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on October 22nd, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Norman Foote promises the laughter will come from the audience and the stage on Sunday. Foote’s music, comedy and prop work will keep everyone in stitches during “The Howl – A Musical Masquerade,” at 2 p.m. at the Esplanade. Connecting with the community and getting people involved are two hallmarks of Foote’s show. ... Read More »

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Lyle Rebbeck and Friends kick off Conservatory Concert Series at college

By Medicine Hat News on October 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Jazz enthusiasts are invited to Medicine Hat College’s One on One Gallery Sunday, at 3 p.m. for a special concert featuring Lyle Rebbeck and Friends. This event is the first in the Conservatory Concert Series which looks to connect with the community on a new level and showcase the diverse musical talent ... Read More »

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Bands promise a ‘CanCon hitfest’ at Canalta

By Charles Lefebvre on October 21st, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Christian Tanna, the drummer for Canadian rock band I Mother Earth, describes what Medicine Hat fans can expect from their co-headlining show with Our Lady Peace. “It’s going to be a CanCon hitfest,” he said over the phone from Victoria earlier this month. “I think between us, there’s over 30 singles that we’ve ... Read More »

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‘Celebrating Words’ festival set for Saturday

By Medicine Hat News on October 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s inaugural “Celebrating Words” Festival goes Saturday at the Medicine Hat Public Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day’s activities will be kicked off by Mayor Ted Clugston at 10 and will feature special appearances by Stampede Royalty and local authors, poets and musicians. This unique event features workshops, ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Creative activities can help boost self-confidence in kids

By Medicine Hat News on October 21st, 2016

Throughout my academic career, I struggled to maintain good grades. I was engaged and attentive in class, but found it difficult to understand what was being taught. Though the situation didn’t hinder my ambitions, it made for a rocky road filled with obstacles to overcome. I persevered, but did so through the balance of courses ... Read More »

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Terri Clark coming back to her Medicine Hat roots

By Chris Brown on October 20th, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown If you’re planning to ask Terri Clark a question during either of her shows at the Esplanade this weekend, you’d better come at her with something good. That means no marriage proposals (“a wasted question, people,” she says), don’t ask if you can grab her buns, and don’t ask if she wants to ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: ‘Walking Dead’: Must watch TV (lights on)

By Medicine Hat News on October 20th, 2016

Oh snap, it’s coming back. No I’m not talking about Halloween, I’m talking about something equally as scary … “The Walking Dead.” It returns this Sunday and if you aren’t fully caught up this might be a spoiler. The last season ended with one of those things called, umm, a cliff-hanger … aka you yell ... Read More »

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Eric Harper in Esplanade lobby tonight

By Medicine Hat News on October 20th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The first concert of this season’s Esplanade’s Lobby Series goes tonight. Flamenco guitarist Eric Harper will fill the venue with his unique, soul-stirring sound beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Esplanade website describes Harper as “an exotic fusion of rock and flamenco.” Tickets, $30 plus service charge and GST, are available at http://www.tixx.ca, ... Read More »

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After Dark Oct. 20-26

By Medicine Hat News on October 20th, 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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Platinum Blonde, Colin James shows announced for Esplande Theatre

By Medicine Hat News on October 14th, 2016

Medicine Hat News A few recent concert announcements for Medicine Hat may have slipped under your radar. 1980s hair metal band Platinum Blonde will take the Esplanade stage on Nov. 5. The Canadian band counts “Cryin’ Over You” and “Situation Critical” among its hits. Tickets, $39.95-$49 are on sale now. A tribute show for two ... Read More »

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