June 19th, 2018

Local Entertainment

Local author Joan Mettauer at MHPL on Wednesday

By Medicine Hat News on May 15th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The final chapter in Medicine Hat author Joan Mettauer’s Andi & North trilogy has been published. The finale, titled “Honeymoon Bay,” to the series brings Inuvik musher North Ruben south to Baja California with his new wife Andrea. A honeymoon trip by motorhome turns dangerous when a powerful Mexican drug cartel enters ... Read More »

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Medalta’s artists-in-residence show on now

By Chris Brown on May 12th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Medalta’s artists-in-residence program is a hot ticket, and so is the resulting exhibition. The works by the current quintet have been on display at Medalta since May 1, and the opening reception will take place on May 17. “It’s really a unique program in that it’s artists from all over the world that ... Read More »

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Kip Moore stays grounded while his career takes off

By Chris Brown on May 11th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Kip Moore’s music career reaches new heights with every single, album and show but the man himself stays firmly planted on the ground. “What I’ve always been about is understanding what’s real in this world and what’s not and staying grounded in those things and not chasing or being ruled by the things ... Read More »

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Two tribute shows coming

By Medicine Hat News on May 11th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Tribute shows honouring two of the most-loved bands in music history are coming to the Esplanade over the next two weeks. On May 16 the Reunion Beatles Fantasy Tribute tour presents a Beatles tribute with a twist. Instead of a tribute to the glory days of the Fab Four this show assumes ... Read More »

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Library Chat: A long list of services provided at the library

By Medicine Hat News on May 11th, 2018

In my last column I asked “what is a library?” and answered “a free and open and friendly space for everyone that supports learning, culture, entertainment and community connections.” That sounds noble but a little vague. How exactly do libraries meet that lofty mandate? Here are just a few of the powerful and perhaps unexpected ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Don’t carry Mom Guilt around; treat Mom like queen Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2018

While this is only pure speculation, I’m convinced the Milky Way Galaxy and everything in it, including our blue planet, was created for the sole purpose of celebrating Momma’s Day. No one ever makes reference to “Father Nature” or “Father Earth” and for good reason; even the powers that be know better than to tick ... Read More »

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Blues at the Bow still flying after 25 years

By Chris Brown on May 10th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown The president of Blues at the Bow says there weren’t exactly high hopes for the organization when it was created in Bow Island back in 1993. Grenner Veilleux’s uncle and father were heavily involved in establishing Blues at the Bow at the historic Bow Theatre. Veilleux was in his early teens at the ... Read More »

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After Dark May 10-16

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2018

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 Ryan Stewart, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – DJ jam ... Read More »

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Through the Opera Glass gala to feature great local voices

By Medicine Hat News on May 4th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Alumni of the Medicine Hat College Conservatory will be looking Through the Opera Glass on May 12. Seventeen performers will be featured at the 7:30 p.m. show at Fifth Avenue Memorial Church and all of them are current or former students of local voice programs. Many of the students are currently at ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Protecting treasures from the dangers of light

By Medicine Hat News on May 4th, 2018

We in the museum at the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre are often called by people looking for advice on how to preserve their own treasures. Whether it’s a family wedding dress, an heirloom quilt, or the painted wooden chest great-granddad brought “from the old country,” one piece of advice is almost always the same ... Read More »

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