April 20th, 2018

Local Entertainment

Rock Ramblings: Celebrating 10 years of ROCK

By Medicine Hat News on March 8th, 2018

It’s crazy to think that a little more than 10 years ago 105.3 ROCK had just launched here in The Gas City. I have to admit, I wasn’t there right at the start, but I did join the team six months later as an intern in the promotions department. Nine and a half years later ... Read More »

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After Dark March 8-14

By Medicine Hat News on March 8th, 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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Nelly set to ‘Cruise’ into Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on March 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Hip hop superstar Nelly is coming to Medicine Hat next month. The hitmaker behind the songs “Ride Wit Me,” “Pimp Juice,” the country crossovers “Over and Over” and “Cruise” and the Grammy-winning “Hot in Herre” brings his All Work, No Play tour to the Canalta Centre on April 22. Nelly hopes to ... Read More »

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Hassan show postponed until next year

By Medicine Hat News on March 3rd, 2018

Medicine Hat News If you were hoping to have your funnybone tickled and your mind informed by Ali Hassan at the Esplanade next week you’re not going to like this. A career opportunity has come up that has forced Hassan to postpone the show until May 19, 2019. Anyone with tickets for the show can ... Read More »

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Hatters’ works lining the Medalta walls

By Mo Cranker on March 2nd, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Though it is known as Medicine Hat’s Historic Clay District, Medalta’s Yuill Family Gallery is currently showcasing two new exhibits, one based around photos and the other displaying paintings. The Hands at Work display is a collection of 39 black-and-white photographs by photographer James Farrell, which follows the experience of 17 creators in ... Read More »

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Library Chat: The importance of Freedom to Read Week

By Medicine Hat News on March 2nd, 2018

Freedom to Read Week, Feb. 25-March 3, recognizes the need for vigilance against efforts by governments, or other bodies for that matter, from undue influence over what we read. If left unchallenged, this type of censorship, frequently deployed by illiberal states of the past and present, can have a damaging effect upon our thoughts. The ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Up and down the music stream

By Medicine Hat News on March 1st, 2018

It’s no secret that I’m not an apple fan, and I don’t mean the fruit. I have no problem sinking my teeth into a crisp, tart Granny Smith, or a juicy, delicious Macintosh; it’s the other kind that leaves a bad taste in my mouth. I’m not going to get into the reasons why, because ... Read More »

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Stars align for Cuddy on Constellation tour

By Stan Ashbee on March 1st, 2018

For the Medicine Hat News Jim Cuddy looks to the stars for inspiration on his latest album “Constellation,” which marks the Canadian troubadour’s fourth solo record. Cuddy, one of Canada’s most respected artists, has received The Order of Canada, as well as multiple Juno Awards. Along with his bandmates Blue Rodeo and the legendary band’s ... Read More »

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After Dark March 1-7

By Medicine Hat News on March 1st, 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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Theory of a Deadman using platform to help addicts, families

By Chris Brown on February 23rd, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNBrown Every now and then the stars align just perfectly for a musician, usually resulting in their first big break or a world-wide chart-topping song or album. For Tyler Connolly it all came together for the song “Rx (Medicate),” but it’s not all positives for him and the rest of Theory of a ... Read More »

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