November 14th, 2018

Local Entertainment

Radio Ramblings: Tales from the crypt, er, the courthouse

By Medicine Hat News on November 1st, 2018

I have for you a true crime story, one that happened in this very city. The following information has been withheld for years, but I feel it’s time the public hear this compelling tale. This month marks the 10th year I’ve been with 102.1 CJCY. I’ve had a few different roles over the last decade ... Read More »

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Lindsay Ell aims to inspire young girls to shred on the guitar

By Chris Brown on November 1st, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Lindsay Ell knows how important it is to have someone to look up to. She grew up in Calgary when a certain Canadian was ruling the country and pop airwaves at home and abroad. “I started paying piano when I was six years old and picked up guitar when I was eight because ... Read More »

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After Dark Nov. 1-7

By Medicine Hat News on November 1st, 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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‘Howl Musical’ Sunday at Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on October 27th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Halloween comes to the Esplanade a few days early. Norman Foote presents The Howl Musical Masquerade on Sunday at 2 p.m. The Juno Award-winning entertainer’s show brings music, costumes and Halloween together for a family-friendly experience. The show includes a unique animated choir and performers from local schools. The Esplanade has designated ... Read More »

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‘Happy Days’ are here next week

By Chris Brown on October 27th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.comTwtitter: MHNBrown Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Happy Days. That’s not exactly how the song from the hit TV show goes, but those are the days of the first three performances of Firehall Theatre’s “Happy Days” next week. “It sounded like (a play) that everybody would remember and like to come see,” said director Deb Hoefling this ... Read More »

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Review: ‘Young Frankenstein’ comes alive

By Chris Brown on October 26th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Nine out of 10 doctors agree you should get tickets for “Young Frankenstein.” The tenth doctor is an idiot and probably has an abnormal brain. Following the media night performance Wednesday, Medicine Hat Musical Theatre officially begins its new season tonight as the curtain rises on “Young Frankenstein,” the Broadway smash based on ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Remembrance Day a busy time at Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on October 26th, 2018

I love the fall season, especially as it makes its crisp and cozy transition into winter. If I could live in a land of perpetual autumn bliss, I would be a happy person indeed. Add in a little dusting of snow, a nice hot chocolate, and ah!, it’s loveliness all-around. One of my favourite holidays ... Read More »

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Radio Ramblings: Difficult to do justice to the legacy of Canadian icon Gord Downie

By Medicine Hat News on October 25th, 2018

Last week marked the one- year anniversary of the passing of a Canadian treasure. Gord Downie wasn’t just a rock star, he wasn’t just a poet and a showman. He was more. Something almost undefinable. His humble persona was always subtly impressive, and the way he used his spotlight to bring awareness to causes near ... Read More »

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Column gets new name, new contributors

By Medicine Hat News on October 25th, 2018

Medicine Hat News There’s a new look to the ‘Rock Ramblings’ column this week, including a new name — ‘Radio Ramblings’. The move comes as a result of CJCY-FM (Classic Hits – 102.1 FM) being acquired by Rogers Media earlier this year. Its studio was moved to 107-7 Strachan Bay, where 105.3 ROCK operates. ‘Rock ... Read More »

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Alan Frew: Glass Tiger ‘is a bit of an enigma’

By Medicine Hat News on October 25th, 2018

Stan Ashbee Special to the News Don’t forget them when they’re gone — which will be next to impossible for Canadian icons Glass Tiger, performing live at the Esplanade Oct. 30. The band’s hits include “Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone),” “Someday,” “My Town,” “Animal Heart,” and “Thin Red Line.” For those growing up in ... Read More »

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