September 26th, 2018


Entertainment News

  • Friends and fellow writers pay tribute at Roth memorial

    NEW YORK – Hundreds of friends and fellow writers were in attendance for a memorial tribute to Philip Roth at the New York Public Library. Attendees on Tuesday included Robert Caro, Salman Rushdie, Mia Farrow and Don DeLillo. The speakers, whom Roth had selected years before his death in May at age 85, included the [...] Read More »

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  • Trump hits ‘con job’ on Kavanaugh before showdown hearing

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical “con job” on Tuesday and launched a dismissive attack on a second woman accusing the nominee of sexual misconduct in the 1980s, asserting she “has nothing.” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted that Kavanaugh would win approval, [...] Read More »

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  • The Latest: Will Smith makes bungee jump near Grand Canyon

    LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. – The Latest on Will Smith’s bungee jump from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Will Smith successfully bungee jumped from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon. The actor took the leap Tuesday in northern Arizona in front of relatives and friends. He described the [...] Read More »

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  • The Latest: Cosby accusers say he got what he deserved

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bill Cosby’s accusers say the comedian got what he deserved when a judge sentenced him to prison for sexual assault. Some of the women who allege Cosby drugged and raped them spoke out Tuesday after he was sentenced to three [...] Read More »

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  • The Latest: Cosby to spend first night in state prison

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Bill Cosby will spend his first night behind bars at a new state prison in suburban Philadelphia. Cosby spent a few hours at the county jail Tuesday before heading to SCI Phoenix, a 3,830-bed lockup that opened two months ago. [...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • Dance Me/Cohen show at Esplanade

    Medicine Hat News Ballet Jazz Montreal presents Dance Me/Music of Leonard Cohen at the Esplanade next week. The legendary Montreal singer-songwriter’s work will be presented via dance, taking the five seasons as the premise for the cycles of existence,” reads Themes recurrent in Cohen’s work will be expressed by the dancers, themes including freedom [...] Read More »

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  • Eye on the Esplanade: Being culturally aware and an active participant

    When I think of my role here in the Community Development Department at the City of Medicine Hat, I always keep some head space for the broader picture of culture in our community. I’m naturally curious about everything, and definitely passionate about culture in general: arts, heritage and “other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded [...] Read More »

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  • Rock Ramblings: Music to get you moving

    Ahh September, the season of falling leaves, pumpkin spice and extra-curricular activities. By now you’ve probably started to settle into the “back to school” routine. Whether you have kids or not, September seems to be the time of year we get back on track with our diets and exercise thanks to all those barbecues and [...] Read More »

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  • Fortunate Ones keeping it positive @MHNBrown Catherine Allan and Andrew O’Brien are taking a message of resilience and positivity across Canada for the next two months. The Newfoundland duo is on the Esplanade to begin the ON-Stage Series Oct. 4. “A lot of what we’re trying to deal with is making sense of where we are in the world. [...] Read More »

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  • After Dark Sept. 20-26

    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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