August 23rd, 2017

Local Entertainment

Rock Ramblings: Bonanza of valuables found while cleaning out the shed

By Medicine Hat News on July 6th, 2017

While I don’t fully comprehend the adrenaline rush that comes with shopping, I came a little closer to understanding the phenomenon as I revelled in an afternoon of shopping at my favourite store, Chez Poncho. Unheated, uninsulated and decorated to a point that only a plaid wearing, Aqua Velva-emanating, bearded man could understand, I took ... Read More »

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After Dark July 6-12

By Medicine Hat News on July 6th, 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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Badlands Passion Play marking its 150th performance in July

By Medicine Hat News on June 30th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is celebrating both its 150th performance and its 24th year of operation this season with bold new moves. With the stunning badlands vista and Canada’s largest outdoor theatre stage as its natural canvas, the theatre company is painting an epic new portrayal of the life of Christ. ... Read More »

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Variety of entertainers set for Sandfly Festival at Kin Coulee on Canada Day

By Medicine Hat News on June 30th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Jojo Mason, Hunter Brothers, One Bad Son and The Unforgettables will help Medicine Hat celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. The foursome are the Sandfly Festival entertainment set for the country’s birthday celebration in Kin Coulee Park on Saturday. It’s been fewer than four years since headliner Mason turned his focus to a music ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Esplanade summer camps brew big ideas

By Medicine Hat News on June 30th, 2017

Canada is a country characterized by vast natural beauty. Alberta alone brings us from the undulating grasslands of the southern plains to the majestic slopes of the Rocky Mountains. As the days grow longer and our gardens grow thicker, a sense of possibility seems to emerge alongside the rising temperature levels. Summertime always seems to ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Canadian favourites from the world of rock and roll

By Medicine Hat News on June 29th, 2017

What do ketchup chips, maple syrup and poutine have in common? They are iconic pieces of how the world sees Canada. They are as Canadian as the loonie, hockey and the beaver tail. We also have some truly great Canadian talent — especially when it comes to rock and roll. In celebration of our nation’s ... Read More »

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Fab Four tribute takes ‘Beatlemania’ to great heights

By Chris Brown on June 29th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Medicine Hat may not have experienced the original Beatlemania in the 1960s, but the next best thing will be here on July 3 at 8 p.m. Beatlemania On Tour takes the typical tribute show and amps it up to heights you’d think only the Fab Four themselves could reach. “We basically take the ... Read More »

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Hat native gets national exposure

By Medicine Hat News on June 29th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A born-and-raised Hatter who now lives in L.A. and works in the posh Beverly Hills neighbourhood got some national TV exposure recently. Chanelle Scott, a bridal stylist at Panache Bridal appeared on TLC’s “90-Day Fiance” doing a bridal gown consultation for a Russian woman who had 90 days to marry her U.S. ... Read More »

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After Dark June 29-July 5

By Medicine Hat News on June 29th, 2017

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Canada Day long weekend. Check with the establishment. 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. ... Read More »

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Dancers on stage at Alive After Five

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The June 28 Alive After Five at Riverside Veterans’ Memorial Park will have a couple of featured entertainers on the agenda. The Tone Bell Dancers will be performing at 5:45 p.m., with the GX McXempt Dancers going at 6:45. ZanZee will provide musical entertainment from 5-7 p.m., with Christie Kurpjuweit on stage ... Read More »

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