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Mahoney and Friends and you

By Chris Brown on December 15th, 2016

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Trent Roset and Ryan Massini have invited 16 of their musician friends to share the stage on Friday, and invite you to be in the audience. The third edition of Mahoney and Friends takes place at 8 p.m. at the Esplanade. “We’re feeling excited and everybody’s been practising like crazy,” Roset said on ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Hair may be greyer, but huge blessings from having a child

By Medicine Hat News on December 15th, 2016

They say that grey hair is a sign of wisdom and while I’m not sure who ‘they’ are, I’m convinced ‘they’ never had kids. I’m rockin’ more grey these days than a 2-for-1 coupon at a Just For Men convention and I don’t feel very S-M-R-T despite the superficial proof. Now it might be coincidence ... Read More »

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Perfectly Frank Christmas at MHC

By Medicine Hat News on December 15th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Calgary Jazz Orchestra Little Big Band is coming to Medicine Hat for a pretty big show on Friday night. The band presents A Perfectly Frank Christmas at 7:30 p.m. at the Medicine Hat College Eresman Theatre. Songs will include Christmas and holiday favourites and the big band sound perfected by Frank ... Read More »

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After Dark Dec. 15-21

By Medicine Hat News on December 15th, 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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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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