August 14th, 2018

Local Entertainment

Paintings by local artist on display at Cafe Verve through rest of August

By Medicine Hat News on August 10th, 2018

Medicine Hat News A Medicine Hat artist and horsewoman will have a number of her paintings on display at Cafe Verve for the rest of August. Cathy Zuback, whose artistry centres around horses and flowers, will have more than a dozen of her acrylic paintings, complete with stories, at the cafe, located at 1775 Dunmore ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Those idyllic dog days of summer

By Medicine Hat News on August 10th, 2018

As a child, summer seemed to begin on the last day of school. There was always a year-end picnic or camping trip with the whole class and one harried teacher to mark the end of another school year. Then, it was time to clean out lockers and head jubilantly out the door. Every year, growing ... Read More »

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Brew Ha-Ha pairs craft brews with laughs

By Medicine Hat News on August 9th, 2018

Stan Ashbee For the Medicine Hat News There’s going to be a Brew Ha-Ha this Saturday night, as stand-up comedians Kevin Farley and Steve Hytner co-headline a night of craft brew sampling and laughs at the Canalta Centre. Local comedian Stephanie Foley will also be featured. This unique, entertaining and first-time event will combine the ... Read More »

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After Dark Aug. 9-15

By Medicine Hat News on August 9th, 2018

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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Southeastern artists finalists in show

By Medicine Hat News on August 9th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Three artists from the County of Newell made the final cut at the Alberta Community Art Clubs Association (ACACA) Alberta Wide Show on July 13 as a trio of professional art critiques juried 75 selections to choose the 12 finalists. All are community club members of the Sage Brush Arts Society. Artist ... Read More »

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Hatter taking hockey, acting skills to TV screen

By Chris Brown on August 3rd, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Call it a case of art imitating life. Medicine Hat’s Kinlee Fahselt spends a lot of her winter tending the twine for the bantam AAA Lethbridge Cyclones. This week she’s in Calgary doing it for the camera, shooting the pilot for a potential television series. Last month Fahselt nabbed the role of Morgan ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Local funding for library helps to create services that people use

By Medicine Hat News on August 3rd, 2018

Last week my social media was abuzz with reaction to an article that appeared on Forbes.com. Now that I’m a columnist myself I shouldn’t take pleasure in another writer’s downfall but the case is instructive. The Forbes article argued that Amazon bookstores should “replace local libraries and save taxpayers lots of money.”I could rebut the ... Read More »

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Canadian folk duo with new album have concert date at Cafe Verve

By Mo Cranker on August 2nd, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Canadian folk duo Piper Hayes and Carson Ritcey-Thorpe will be in Medicine Hat Aug. 10 at Cafe Verve as they tour western Canada in support of their latest release, ‘Piper and Carson.’ “We recorded an album last summer after our last western tour,” said Hayes. “We actually recorded this album on the farm ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Family connections abound in the world of rock and roll

By Medicine Hat News on August 2nd, 2018

“We are who we are because they were who they were.” I’m headed out to southeastern Saskatchewan for the long weekend for a family reunion. It’s been 10 years since we last all got together in the Shushwaps and a lot has changed since then. I’m no longer a “kid” in the family, I’ve gotten ... Read More »

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After Dark Aug. 2-8

By Medicine Hat News on August 2nd, 2018

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the August long weekend. Check with the establishment. 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. – ... Read More »

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