November 22nd, 2018


Entertainment News

  • Banting painting of lab where insulin was discovered sells for more than $300K

    TORONTO – Canadian Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frederick Banting has added yet another accomplishment to his illustrious resume – this time, posthumously as an artist. Banting set a new auction record for his works Wednesday with the $313,250 sale of his 1925 painting of the University of Toronto laboratory in which he co-discovered insulin. Believed to [...] Read More »

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  • Rembrandt painting up for sale, complete with fingerprints

    LONDON – Auctioneer Sotheby’s says it plans to sell a Rembrandt portrait with a difference: the artist’s fingerprints may be preserved in the paint. George Gordon, Sotheby’s co-chairman of Old Masters, says the prints were discovered during examination and restoration of the oil sketch “Study of a Head of a Young Man” several years ago. [...] Read More »

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  • Chef Darren MacLean on making Calgary a global foodie destination

    TORONTO – Calgary chef Darren MacLean says it’s time the world recognizes his city as the next foodie hotspot. And so the outspoken culinary whiz shines a light on his Alberta city this week as the sole Canadian contender on Netflix’s new competitive cooking series “The Final Table.” The spectacle begins with 24 chefs from [...] Read More »

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  • Winds threaten to wreak havoc on NYC’s Thanksgiving parade

    NEW YORK – Bundle up, Spongebob. New York City’s big Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place amid frigid cold and strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons, which have caused mishaps and injuries in the past when gusts have blown them off course. The police department is monitoring wind gauges along [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Will he go? Trump dangles he might attend 2019 press dinner

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump said he may attend next year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner now that organizers have scrapped the usual format featuring a comedian. But he may not be thrilled with the replacement. The correspondents’ association announced this week that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow – biographer of presidents [...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • After Dark Nov. 22-28

    THURSDAY – 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 nights, Corona, 9 p.m. – Karaoke, Mainliner Pub FRIDAY – DJ music, Corona, Night Magic – Live music, [...] Read More »

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  • Louisiana Hayride does Christmas at MHC Eresman Theatre this week

    Medicine Hat News Tributes to Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Shania Twain and more will help get Hatters in the Christmas spirit. A Louisiana Hayride Christmas is at the Medicine Hat College Eresman Theatre Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The artists will perform hits by the stars as well as sing Christmas favourites. The show [...] Read More »

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  • New Robert Larrabee album out Nov. 23

    Medicine Hat News Robert Larrabee has reached a high water mark. The Medicine Hat singer-songwriter is releasing his new album “High Water” next week. The event will take place at Cafe Verve on Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. The album is a tribute to classic country, pop, rock n’ roll and gospel, Larrabee writes. The [...] Read More »

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  • Library Chat: Things are picking up STEAM at library

    STEM and STEAM are hot topics in libraries these days. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; STEAM is a new version that adds Arts to the mix. These acronyms come from the field of education. They emphasize technical subject matter, but they are also about a teaching and learning approach that is practical, [...] Read More »

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  • Bellydancers in action at Esplanade

    Medicine Hat News The Tone Bellydancers will be shaking it at the Esplanade this weekend. The group, known for shimmering costumes, unique props and of course, talented dancers, presents A Bellydance Soiree on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. The Tone website promises an evening of winter magic full of oriental glamour with just a hint [...] Read More »

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