July 11th, 2020

Local Entertainment

Eye on the Esplanade: A Light in the time of need

By Medicine Hat News Opinion on May 7th, 2020

Many of us were disappointed to learn that School Art would cancelled this year. It’s been somewhat of a beacon in our community, a light that signifies the end of winter, the school year and that summer is just around the corner. Not only is it a fun way to celebrate the talent of our ... Read More »

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Stay in Medicine Hat launches local landmark driving tour

By Medicine Hat News on April 30th, 2020

The words Stay in Medicine Hat have never been more relevant, but the local accommodation association is still making sure residents have a safe and fun way to escape the confines of their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay in Medicine Hat recently launched the framework for a driving tour of the Gas City on ... Read More »

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Canalta Centre, Esplanade and Rotary Music Festival cancel shows

By Medicine Hat News on March 14th, 2020

The COVID-19 virus is bringing the world to its knees, and Medicine Hat’s entertainment scene is no exception. Upcoming shows at the Canalta Centre by Roseanne Barr (May 1) and the Baby Shark Live! Tour (June 23) were cancelled on Friday. This follows the postponement of the Brad Paisley concert that was to take place ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Library preparing for all potential virus scenarios

By Ken Feser on March 13th, 2020

I think most Hatters are concerned about the COVID-19 virus these days. I know I am. Our community is unaffected right now but it will probably not remain so. I expect library service will be affected at some point. Service disruptions could come in a few different forms. Employees could become sick or require quarantine, ... Read More »

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UPDATE: Esplanade’s presentation of ‘Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet’ cancelled

By Chris Brown on March 12th, 2020

UPDATE: A note posted on the Esplanade’s website on Thursday says the “representation of Canada’s Ballet Jorgen’s Anne of Green Gables is cancelled. Further information will be available soon.” ———————— cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown Books, multiple television series, movies, a musical and now ballet. Anne Shirley has had quite the ride. “Ballet?,”you may be asking. Yes, ballet. The ... Read More »

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After Dark March 12-18, 2020

By Medicine Hat News on March 12th, 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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Radio Ramblings: It’s easy being green on St. Patrick’s Day

By John Carter on March 12th, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day is next Tuesday, so let’s have a look at how some Canadians celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Canada. I found some of this information at timeanddate.com. In some cities, notably Toronto and Montreal, large St. Patrick’s Day parades are held, often on the Sunday closest to March 17. The parade in Montreal ... Read More »

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