December 16th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Fundraiser tonight for theatrical ‘grand dame of downtown’

By Medicine Hat News on November 3rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Efforts by the Society of Friends of the Monarch Theatre to keep Medicine Hat’s ‘grand dame of downtown’ flourishing continue tonight with a fund-raising event at the Beveridge Building. A Christmas Wine Tasting at the Cellar, the lower level of the Lnadmark Centre at the Beveridge Building (across the street from the ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: The stuff you can find in museum storage

By Medicine Hat News on November 3rd, 2017

Throughout the almost 30 years that I’ve been working in museums, a common question I’ve been asked is, “Where is the best stuff you have; the stuff stored away in the back?” It never fails to make me think that the popular image of museum storage must be like the final scene of “Raiders of ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Football bets involving Riders and Blue Bombers all part of the morning radio fun

By Medicine Hat News on November 2nd, 2017

I’ve been working at 105.3 Rock and with my co-host Poncho for more than eight years now. If you are familiar with our morning show you’re probably used to hearing us bicker daily; talking about everything from retro furniture to beard jewelry and parenting. While we may not be the biggest sports enthusiasts, we sure ... Read More »

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The Glorious Sons: ‘Good time to be alive’

By Chris Brown on November 2nd, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Fans of The Glorious Sons have no idea what they are in for when the band takes the stage at the Esplanade next week. Even if you’ve seen The Glorious Sons in concert before when they’ve visited the Gas City, even if you see them in Calgary just three days before the Medicine ... Read More »

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After Dark Nov. 2-8

By Medicine Hat News on November 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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Review: Musical Theatre’s production of ‘Sister Act’ is ‘heaven sent’

By Chris Brown on October 27th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown You’re doing a lot more than living on a prayer if you’re going to Medicine Hat Musical Theatre’s sold-out new show and worried about how good it will be. Based on the Wednesday media night show, “Sister Act” is damn near heaven sent. The stage version is different from the blockbuster 1992 movie ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Stephen Leacock’s ‘My Discovery of the West’ Re-Tour 2017

By Medicine Hat News on October 27th, 2017

Medicine Hat Public Library will play host Nov. 14-15 to a two-day Stephen Leacock Festival with different themed presentations taking place during the day and both evenings. This project by Voyageur Storytelling of Northern Bruce Peninsula, Ontario is re-tracing the 1936-37 tour of Western Canada undertaken by the Canadian writer and humourist, StephenLeacock (1869-1944). Medicine ... Read More »

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Dallas Smith becoming a Medicine Hat regular

By Chris Brown on October 26th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown When Dallas Smith takes the stage at the Canalta Centre next month it will be his fourth performance here in fewer than three years. His fifth will come when he returns aboard the CP Holiday Train on Dec. 17. An enterprising real estate agent should check to see if he’s interested in buying ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Hockey cards: Great for collecting as a kid; now to give away

By Medicine Hat News on October 26th, 2017

Now that we’ve endured the first snow of the season (far too early and sticking around for far too long, mind you), I think it’s safe to say we are beyond summer and into the thick of full-on hockey season. What better time to discuss the hobby of hockey card collecting? Did you know the ... Read More »

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After Dark Oct. 26-Nov. 1

By Medicine Hat News on October 26th, 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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