June 23rd, 2018

Local Entertainment

Review: Musical Theatre’s ‘Ladies Foursome’ full of fun and laughter

By Chris Brown on June 15th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Oftentimes a golfer will know if it’s going to be a good round even before teeing off on the first hole. Similarly, when it comes to the theatre, if the audience is laughing even before one word is spoken it’s a good bet it’s going to be a good show. That’s what happened ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Volunteering can be rewarding experience

By Medicine Hat News on June 15th, 2018

When life gives you lemons, volunteer! That’s what the saying should be. You might feel like there is something missing in your life sometimes, or wish that you were more connected to the community. Perhaps you are looking to learn a new skill, to challenge yourself, to build friendship and have conversations. Then look no ... Read More »

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‘Journey to Joy’ reading June 30 in Maple Creek

By Medicine Hat News on June 15th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Award-winning Saskatchewan journalist Christalee Froese will be in Maple Creek on June 30 to share her journey to joy. The Maple Creek News columnist says some of her greatest support has come from southwest Saskatchewan. “It’s been really heartwarming to get book orders, emails and calls as a result of my Rural ... Read More »

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After Dark June 14-20

By Medicine Hat News on June 14th, 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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Frisson promises high-energy jazz

By Chris Brown on June 14th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Being spread out in various parts of the world for most of the year won’t stop Frisson from setting a high bar for Medicine Hat JazzFest when the eight-piece crew kicks off the week on Sunday afternoon at the Esplanade. “We’re all about having fun and making a lot of danceable music,” said ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Father’s Day adds to a busy month of June

By Medicine Hat News on June 14th, 2018

June is a busy month for everyone. School is wrapping up, the kids’ sports are in full swing, the yard work is piling up — sometimes we forget about one important day smack dab in the middle of the month: Father’s Day, this Sunday. I don’t know about you, but I find that dads are ... Read More »

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Esplanade announces On-Stage Series to begin in October

By Medicine Hat News on June 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Esplanade has announced 10 shows in recent days, including a five-concert series that will get you closer to the performers than ever before. In the On-Stage Series the audience will take seats on the stage to transform it into an intimate club. The series begins with a show by Fortunate Ones ... Read More »

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Jazz Picks: An award winner and a swinging good time

By Medicine Hat News on June 8th, 2018

Allison Au Quartet: “Forest Grove” Alex Pangman: “New” With just a week left until JazzFest begins, people are making their plans, picking up their passes and charting out the artists they don’t want to miss throughout the week. Feedback from provincial media is that the line-up for the Medicine Hat JazzFest is impressive and people ... Read More »

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Chelsea McBride will School you at JazzFest

By Chris Brown on June 8th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown What do you get when you mix “the life story of you and other sort of cherry picked narrations of things that happen in your life and my life and all the in between” with a combination of big band and modern music, pop and rock, and jazz and funk? If your answer ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Social media policy on MH Public Library’s radar

By Medicine Hat News on June 8th, 2018

The library’s approach to social media was recently questioned and in response, the library board is working on a social media policy. A policy might even be approved by the board by the time this column is published. This is a good opportunity to think about what policies are, how they should be developed and ... Read More »

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