June 24th, 2017

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Library Chat: Reading about the world through eyes of animals

By Medicine Hat News on May 12th, 2017

Sentient animals are very popular in children’s picture books and your public library shelves are full of beautiful works featuring thinking, talking, creatures real and imagined. Children learn about books and words and stories with beasts who model good behavior or bad, learn hard life lessons, or party like Richard Scarry. The idea of people-like ... Read More »

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Tenore set for a special concert this Sunday in Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on May 12th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Tenore is coming back to Medicine Hat on Mother’s Day evening for an inspirational concert at Hillcrest Church. Tenore performed their Christmas With You concert in December of 2015. This concert will feature songs from their latest album, just recently produced. Tenore is a group of three talented vocalists known internationally, and ... Read More »

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Medalta Musings: The spokes in the wheel

By Medicine Hat News on May 12th, 2017

Ron Mason’s song, “Jack’s Wheels,” is a song about a hard working clay factory worker who bicycles to work every day and “rides uphill both ways in the wind and the snow and the rain.” I was thinking that things are a bit different here at Medalta these days as they don’t make us work ... Read More »

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Pecha Kucha coming up Saturday, and it’s lucky No. 13 on the 13th

By Medicine Hat News on May 12th, 2017

Medicine Hat News You’re in luck if you’re available Saturday night because the latest Medicine Hat Pecha Kucha is on the agenda at the Studio Theatre at the Esplanade, starting at 8:20 p.m. Lucky, because it’s the 13th volume of Pecha Kucha, and it’s happening on the 13th of the month. The latest Pecha Kucha ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Some extra ‘ZZZZZs’ for Mother’s Day

By Medicine Hat News on May 11th, 2017

If you’ve been struggling with ideas on what to get your wife for Mother’s Day, I can sum up the perfect gift in one word. Sleep. It is something all moms want more of and never get the chance to catch up on. My perfect morning consists of waking up to a peaceful house and ... Read More »

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Frank Mills is living ‘After the Dancer’

By Chris Brown on May 11th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Sometimes being a hoarder gets you on a reality TV show. Sometimes it gets you buried under a pile of your own garbage. Sometimes it starts a new phase in your already long and successful music career. Frank Mills falls into the latter category. You may have previously heard Mills perform, but never ... Read More »

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After Dark May 11-17

By Medicine Hat News on May 11th, 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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Concerto Showcase Saturday at Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on May 5th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Symphonic Society presents the 38th annual Concerto Showcase this weekend. On Saturday at the Esplanade, six of the best young musicians in Medicine Hat will take the stage for an evening of classical music beginning at 7 p.m. Savena Alter (voice), Seanachie Clark (viola), Rachel Hanson (piano), Soren Lorentzen ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: It takes a village

By Medicine Hat News on May 5th, 2017

In my daily work, I often engage with Esplanade visitors, and find that almost everyone has ideas on where we should or should not focus our arts programming and why audiences attend certain arts events and not others. A 2016 Hill Strategies’ Study on Arts Attendance in Canada outlines 10 types of motivations for arts ... Read More »

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Total profits from ‘Calendar Girls’ to benefit Margery Yuill cancer ward

By Mo Cranker on May 4th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat’s theatre group Playing it Forward is getting ready to showcase its first play “Calendar Girls.” The play is based on a true story of a group of British women who decided to create nude calendars to sell and donate the profits to charity. The Medicine Hat-based play is also completely for ... Read More »

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