September 23rd, 2019

Local Entertainment

Library Chat: Nothing holding us back

By Ken Feser on August 2nd, 2019

I am soon going to Vancouver Island to visit with family. I would like to stray off the topic of the library to explain why I choose to live in Medicine Hat rather than the beautiful place where I was born and raised. Growing up in Qualicum Beach I saw a lot of economic hardship. ... Read More »

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Bringing classical music to the masses

By Chris Brown on August 1st, 2019

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown The Crimson String Quartet will bring Music of the Isles to the Prairies for the next 10 days. That quick tour of Alberta and Saskatchewan includes a show at the Medicine Hat Public Library on Aug. 7. Violinist Alvin Tran said the group’s goal is a simple one: To bring classical music to the ... Read More »

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After Dark Aug. 1-7, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on August 1st, 2019

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Heritage 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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Radio Ramblings: Leave your comfort zone and you might find a new favourite

By Warren Affleck on August 1st, 2019

I have to admit, I’ve been feeling a bit of wanderlust lately. I’m feeling that need to throw off the shackles and to go somewhere different, see a different place, do different things and even eat different foods. While I have not been to as many places as others, I’ve been to more places than ... Read More »

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Raise the woof! PAW Patrol Live! is coming to Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on July 30th, 2019

Sure to get some tails wagging, PAW Patrol Live! is coming to Medicine Hat next year. The popular preschool series will bring its stage show “PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure” to the Canalta Centre on Jan. 14 and 15, 2020. A release from the promotion describes the show: Mayor Goodway is getting everything ... Read More »

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Creedence Clearwater Revisited is an experience of vintage rock ‘n’ roll and singalong hits

By Stan Ashbee on July 26th, 2019

ashentertainment@live.com When you experience a live Creedence Clearwater Revisited show you can sing along with all the hits because Creedence Clearwater Revival’s hits are simply unforgettable. For the past 25 years the band Revisited has been touring, but the original band performed at Woodstock – which marks its 50th anniversary in 2019. This year also ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: The Esplanade is a place to Come Together

By Tobie Laliberte on July 26th, 2019

When finding a theme or an identity for a new year of programming at the Esplanade, a lot of consideration goes into the development of an idea. After all, this will be the anchor for what the Esplanade offers from September to June: More than 30 shows, more than 12 exhibitions and numerous educational programs ... Read More »

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Radio Ramblings: Rodeo Ramblings

By Logan Piekema on July 25th, 2019

We’re in the midst of a heatwave, so that must mean it’s once again time for the annual Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede! While I’m no cowboy, I thought I’d share a few tips and rodeo tricks I’ve picked up over the years that I hope can help you out while you’re checking everything out ... Read More »

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After Dark July 25-31, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on July 25th, 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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Sincerity, grace at the heart of BlackHawk

By Chris Brown on July 25th, 2019

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown With Stampede-style shows, state fairs and other outdoor festivals filling a musician’s summer schedule it’s easy to see how they may all blend together after awhile on the road. So BlackHawk frontman Henry Paul has one rule above all others while on the circuit. “Don’t put your foot in your mouth,” he deadpanned last ... Read More »

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