March 26th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Library Chat: We’ve got coding covered

By Medicine Hat News on February 3rd, 2017

Our mission at the public library is to support self-directed life-long learning. Everything we do from Storytimes for infants and toddlers to technology classes for older adults is geared toward supporting people who want to explore and learn new things. Last year we began to offer introductory computer coding classes. Our world is increasingly lived ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: It’s all in the details

By Medicine Hat News on February 2nd, 2017

I took a phone call last month or maybe it was last year but quicker than a Metamucil addict, it developed into its own version of Abbot and Costello’s “Who’s on First?” skit.It went something like this: Me: Morning, 105.3 Rock Them:Yeah, can you play a song from the guys you played about five minutes ... Read More »

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Monster show

By Kerri Sandford on February 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Monster trucks are back by monster demand this Feb. 3 and 4 at the Canalta Centre with the return of “Monsters & Mayhem.” This year the show features new monster trucks and the Canadian “tough truck challenge” where local participants can try their luck at short course, off-road racing. As well, the ... Read More »

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Thornley, Big Wreck always reaching

By Chris Brown on February 2nd, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Ian Thornley and Big Wreck have a lot of accolades in their past — Juno Award nominations, platinum sales and rock radio staples among them. They could be forgiven if they rested on their laurels and just kept pumping out what has already been successful for them But longtime fans know that’s not ... Read More »

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Jim Witter’s Feb. 6 show cancelled

By Medicine Hat News on February 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Jim Witter will not be tickling the ivories in Medicine Hat next week. On Wednesday the show’s ticketing page at http://www.tixx.ca stated that the show, slated for Feb. 6, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Tickets purchased by credit card will be automatically refunded, while Guest Services at the Esplanade will ... Read More »

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After Dark Feb. 2-8

By Medicine Hat News on February 2nd, 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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‘Bonnie & Clyde’ worth the wait for Jennifer Davies, CHHS

By Peggy Revell on January 27th, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Crescent Heights High School is ready to steal the stage and the audience’s heart by bringing the crimes of the Dirty Thirties alive with their upcoming production of “Bonnie & Clyde.” “It’s stunning. It’s very passionate, it’s something that’s just really exciting, and the music … it’s gorgeous,” said director Jennifer Davies about ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: What can we learn from people with no clothes?

By Medicine Hat News on January 27th, 2017

In the 21st century, especially in North America, there is often public discomfort with the nude in art. However, figures with no clothes are also peculiarly common in the history of art of the Western world. This situation might seem perfectly natural when one considers how frequent the state of undress is in every human ... Read More »

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Storytime with Ryland Moranz at Tongue on the Post

By Medicine Hat News on January 26th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Ryland Moranz is a lot of things. Singer. Songwriter. Talkative. Introspective. Engaging. One thing he’s not is egotistical. Moranz in fact is so humble and down-to-earth, he thought Tongue on the Post Folk Music Festival organizers made a mistake when he was offered a headliner spot at the closing show on Saturday beginning ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: A parent will do anything for their child

By Medicine Hat News on January 26th, 2017

Growing up, I always thought my dad was a cool dude and he did a lot for me but I never realized how much he did for me until I had a child of my own. You do everything for your kid, even when you don’t want to. And if it’s something you can’t actually ... Read More »

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