July 21st, 2019

Local Entertainment

Library Chat: Never a dull moment at the library

By Ken Feser on July 19th, 2019

Some small part of me may have been looking forward to a slow sleepy summer at the library, but it isn’t happening. I am surprised at how busy we are. Our summertime reading program and Monoporead game are in full swing so crowds of kids are to be expected, but there are lots of adults ... Read More »

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Restless Heart continues to gain fans 35 years on

By Chris Brown on July 19th, 2019

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown When you’ve got something good going on, you do what you can to keep it together as long as possible. Restless Heart is doing just that, 35 years later. Lead guitarist Greg Jennings compares it to a family. “I think we recognized early on that there was a special chemistry the five of us ... Read More »

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Radio Ramblings: ‘Seinfeld’ turns 30

By Trapper John on July 18th, 2019

I know it just means I’m getting old – but realizing the show “Seinfeld” turned 30 earlier this month threw me for a bit of a loop. I grew up loving sitcoms, from the antics on “Three’s Company” and misunderstandings of Jack, Janet, revolving door roommate No. 3, Furley/The Ropers, and Larry at the Regal ... Read More »

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Piper Hayes back in Medicine Hat

By MO CRANKER on July 18th, 2019

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com@MHNmocranker Ontario artist Piper Hayes and her partner Carson Thorpe will be in the Hat on July 19 for a 6 p.m. show at Inspire Studio to play a wide variety of songs from their catalogue. “We’re really excited to be back in Medicine Hat,” said Hayes. “We haven’t been there as a pair since ... Read More »

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Kissel ready for everything Stampede has to offer

By Chris Brown on July 18th, 2019

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown Brett Kissel knows exactly who deserves the credit for his success. The fans. Sure, they’re not the ones with the undeniable stage presence, the knack for writing hit songs or the voice that seems like it was made to sing country music. But if the fans aren’t picking up what Kissel’s putting down, he’d ... Read More »

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After Dark July 18-24

By Medicine Hat News on July 18th, 2019

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 – Cozy Comedy’s Netflix & Chill comedy special on the ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Terrestrial Beings explores Mother Nature’s many hats

By Jasmine Keillor on July 11th, 2019

Every year in early spring, I feel somewhat like a bear. Emerging from the dark, warm shelter of my urban cave, I shed my fleece and thick duvets and slowly step into the sun. This is the beginning of my annual rekindling with the natural world. It’s a cyclical affair, both turbulent and vivacious, with ... Read More »

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Travis Tritt at Canalta Centre on Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on July 11th, 2019

This weekend could spell trouble if you’re a Travis Tritt fan – the good sort of trouble. Tritt will perform at the Canalta Centre on Sunday, with the show starting at 7 p.m. The Reese Klaiber Band will open the show. Tritt has 19 top 10 hits to his credit including Trouble,” “Here’s a Quarter ... Read More »

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Radio Ramblings: eSports are on the rise

By Tony Draper on July 11th, 2019

Have you ever walked into a restaurant expecting to grab some food and catch the big game only for the TV to be airing a bunch of kids and adults playing video games? No? Me neither, but this sort of situation may not be too far off in the future. Nowadays, video games are a ... Read More »

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Hunter Brother J.J. on Medicine Hat’s support, passion for the music and a choice he doesn’t want to make

By Chris Brown on July 11th, 2019

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown If you ever want to get J.J. Hunter tied up in knots just ask him to choose between music and farming. “Oh, don’t make me do that. That is a really hard question,” Hunter said Tuesday. “We all feel passionate about each. There’s things about the farm and the roots we have there that ... Read More »

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