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After Dark Oct. 13-19

By Medicine Hat News on October 13th, 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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Kurt Browning, Holiday Festival on Ice coming to Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on October 12th, 2016

Medicine Hat News World champion Canadian figure skater Kurt Browning will perform in Medicine Hat this year. The three-time Olympian headlines a star-studded field of performers in Holiday Festival on Ice at the Canalta Centre on Dec. 3. All the speed, spins, lifts, costumes, theatrics and choreography from the world of figure skating will be ... Read More »

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Ziggy Marley at Esplanade Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on October 7th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Three years after his debut in Medicine Hat, Ziggy Marley is back for an encore. The five-time Grammy winner and son of music legend Bob Marley returns to the Esplanade on Oct. 9 for an 8 p.m. show. Despite the large musical shadow cast by his father, Ziggy Marley has made his ... Read More »

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Celebrating Words festival set for Oct. 22

By Medicine Hat News on October 7th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The inaugural “Celebrating Words” festival — a celebration of the power of words — will take place at the Medicine Hat Public Library Oct. 22. Running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the celebration of words will feature features workshops, speakers, performances and activities for all interests and ages with a day ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: The sky is the limit for Readers Theatre

By Medicine Hat News on October 7th, 2016

The City of Medicine Hat’s Community Development Department has launched a pilot theatre project aimed at seniors with an interest in theatre. Readers Theatre is the oral interpretation of literature (plays, stories or poetry) by a group of readers for an audience usually on a bare stage. The project will take place at the Esplanade ... Read More »

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Western Canadian tour bringing team of Cambodian dancers to Hillcrest Church

By Mo Cranker on October 7th, 2016

Medicine Hat News A team of Cambodian dancers is set to perform at Hillcrest Evangelical Church next week as part of their fall tour of Western Canada. The performance will take place on Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m. and will feature a program of traditional Cambodian dances. The dancers will also be providing insight on ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: ROCK to be thankful for at this time of year

By Medicine Hat News on October 6th, 2016

With Canadian Thanksgiving on the way this weekend — we’re featuring things to be thankful for from the ROCK world on the air at 105.3 ROCK. Here are some of them: We’re thankful the Offspring decided to pursue a career in music rather than some of them using their university degrees. Guitarist Dexter Holland was ... Read More »

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Complexions ballet — from Bach to Metallica

By Mo Cranker on October 6th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat is about to experience a ballet show like none other. At 8 p.m. on Oct. 13, at the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre, the 15 dancers who make up Complexions Contemporary Ballet will put on a three-act show that will range from love-based dancing to Bach, to the full team ... Read More »

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After Dark Oct. 6-12

By Medicine Hat News on October 6th, 2016

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Thanksgiving long weekend. Check with the establishment. 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. – ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Celebrating ‘Freedom to Read’

By Medicine Hat News on September 30th, 2016

As we watch our beleaguered neighbours’ election process reeling towards an end, the United States is also in the middle of its “Banned Books Week,” a time to reflect on the dangers of censorship and authoritarianism. Their top 10 requests to ban books in 2015: “Looking for Alaska,” “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “I Am Jazz,” ... Read More »

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