September 23rd, 2019

Local Entertainment

‘Clerks’ director Kevin Smith coming to Hat

By medicinehatnews on September 11th, 2019

Comedic film director Kevin Smith is coming to the Hat on Jan. 19 to screen his latest film, which stars a couple familiar faces – Jay and Silent Bob.  The duo appeared in most of Smith’s acclaimed films throughout the 1990s and early-2000s – “Clerks,” “Dogma,” “Mallrats” and, of course, “Jay and Silent Bob Strike ... Read More »

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Hat Art Club wants new members

By Medicine Hat on September 7th, 2019

The Hat Art Club is hosting a Membership Night on Sept. 11, aiming to increase its membership and thereby show the community just how important creativity can be for the individual and the collective. Communication coordinator Kelly Boreson-Charland says “You do not need to be an artist to become a member but instead just a ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: TREX launches group exhibition of women by women

By Xanthe Isbister on September 6th, 2019

This September the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX) begins its 34th season with 16 exhibitions touring communities throughout southeastern Alberta. The exhibitions feature artworks created by Alberta artists and are displayed in schools, public libraries, and community venues such as Kianai High School in Standoff, the Duchess and District Library and ... Read More »

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Moscow Ballet’s Kissy Doll Tea Party at mall next week cancelled

By Medicine Hat News on September 6th, 2019

UPDATE: A note on the Canalta Centre Facebook page on Tuesday, indicates the event has been cancelled. —————————— Excitement is growing for the upcoming performance of Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker.” It may reach a fever pitch next weekend. Moscow Ballet, the Canalta Centre and the Medicine Hat Mall have partnered for The Kissy Doll ... Read More »

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After Dark Sept. 5-11, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on September 5th, 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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Radio Ramblings: Rolling without changes

By Steve Krysak on September 5th, 2019

In homes and businesses across Medicine Hat there’s an issue that ruins lives and puts a strain on relationships. Many of the victims suffer in silence and it’s quite possible the offender has no idea they did anything wrong. Of course I’m talking about people who don’t replace an empty toilet paper or paper towel ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat native Keri Kelly ready to ‘Rock’ her hometown

By MO CRANKER on September 5th, 2019

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com@MHNmocranker The North American tour of “We Will Rock You” will be making a stop in the Hat in early January and it will showcase local talent in a prominent role. Keri Kelly moved to Medicine Hat at a young age and spent many years here before graduating from Medicine Hat High School and leaving ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Loss of provincial grant would mean bad things for library

By Ken Feser on August 30th, 2019

There have been recent reports in the media about possible cuts in provincial support of public libraries. Public libraries are a municipal service and the City of Medicine Hat provides most of our funding (about 84% in 2019) but the province supplies us (and all other Alberta public libraries) with a significant operating grant. In ... Read More »

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Family matters for This Perfect Day

By MO CRANKER on August 29th, 2019

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com@MHNmocranker An exhibit recently put on display at Medalta showcases the art of three family members, all of which showcase unique styles in their works. Phyllis Plattner, Dean Smale and Jessica Plattner all have paintings on display at the Yuill Family Gallery until Sept. 14 as part of This Perfect Day exhibit. “I’ve wanted to ... Read More »

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After Dark Aug. 29-Sept. 3, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on August 29th, 2019

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Labour Day long weekend. Check with the establishment. 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, ... Read More »

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