February 20th, 2020


Entertainment News

  • Police: Robbery looks unlikely as motive in rapper killing

    LOS ANGELES – The home-invasion death of rising rapper Pop Smoke in Los Angeles does not appear to be part of a robbery, police said Thursday, as detectives sought to identify the shooter and the music community mourned. Investigators were not ruling out a robbery, but they were looking at other possible motives as well, [...] Read More »

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  • Ex-Quebec media star Eric Salvail calls sex assault accusations ‘bizarre’

    MONTREAL – Former Quebec media star Eric Salvail categorically denied the accusations against him Thursday, testifying that the claims he harassed, confined and sexually assaulted a one-time co-worker were simply “bizarre.” On his second day on the witness stand, the fallen television star told the court he wasn’t even working at Radio-Canada in 1993 when [...] Read More »

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  • Success of ‘To All the Boys’ puts stars on Hollywood’s radar

    NEW YORK – The 2018 release of the Netflix teen rom-com “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” changed the lives of its stars, Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, by putting them on Hollywood’s radar. “People are taking me more seriously,” said Condor, a 22-year-old Vietnamese American. “I feel like I can take up way [...] Read More »

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    Bestselling Books Week Ended February 15th HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy (Harperone) 2. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 3. “Golden in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press)” 4. “Snug” by Catana Chetwynd (Andrews McMeel) 5. “Crooked River” by Preston/Child (Grand Central Publishing) [...] Read More »

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  • US-Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

    1. “Open Book” by Jessica Simpson (Dey Street) 2. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 3. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G. P. Putnam’s Sons) 4. “Llama Llama I Love You” by Anna Dewdney (Viking Children’s) 5. “Dog Man: Fetch-22” by Dav Pilkey (Graphix) 6. “Golden in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. [...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • Snowed In Comedy Tour laughing all the way across the country

    cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown It’s hard to think of a time when an avalanche is a good thing, but Feb. 25 at the Esplanade might prove to be an exception. Tuesday will see the Snowed In Comedy Tour make its return to Medicine Hat, hopefully just as the snow melts away outside. The tour has a rotating lineup [...] Read More »

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  • After Dark Feb. 20-26, 2020

    THURSDAY – Live jam, Cecil Hotel, 9 p.m. – Ride the Mechanical Bull, Ralph’s Texas Bar and Steakhouse, 9 p.m. – DJ jam nights, Corona, 9 p.m. – Karaoke, Mainliner Pub – Cozy Comedy’s Netflix & Chill comedy special on the big screen, Mad Hatter Comedy Club, 7-9 p.m. FRIDAY – DJ music, Corona, Night [...] Read More »

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  • Buckcherry, Menopause shows announced for Medicine Hat

    Buckcherry has announced a return to Medicine Hat. The hard rockers from Los Angeles will be at the Canalta Centre on May 7. Buckcherry’s career spans more than 20 years and includes hits like “Crazy Bitch” and “Sorry.” The band was previously at the Esplanade way back in 2013. Bif Naked, whose hits include “Spaceman” [...] Read More »

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  • Classic Albums Live to do ‘Damn the Torpedoes’

    Classic Albums Live returns to the Esplanade next week to perform Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ “Damn the Torpedoes.” The performance takes place Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. Classic Albums Live is not the regular tribute show. The band comes on stage plainly dressed and barely moves during the show. It’s not about the theatrics [...] Read More »

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  • Library Chat: New play space an instant hit

    The Co-op Community Developmental Play Space finally opened in our Kinsmen Children’s Library. It has been hugely popular; every day my spirits are lifted by the sight and sound of many children and caregivers enjoying the toys and equipment. With a new service like this, there are always hiccups. The balls from the magnet wall [...] Read More »

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