August 16th, 2018

Local Entertainment

Rock Ramblings: No shortage of women rockers

By Medicine Hat News on July 12th, 2018

Since the beginning of rock’s popularity, women have been huge contributors to making it something that not only has lasted, but has become one of the most influential aspects of the 20th and 21st centuries so far. Women have helped shape and mold it into what it is now. And today, we’re going to talk ... Read More »

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After Dark July 12-18

By Medicine Hat News on July 12th, 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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Library Chat: In 65 years, not a lot has changed around the public library

By Medicine Hat News on July 6th, 2018

I recently received copies of the 1953 and 1954 Medicine Hat Public Library annual reports. It is amazing at how little has changed in 65 years. It is true that inflation has transformed the dollar figures; the 1953 budget was a little under $26,000, which would surely warm the cockles of a 2018 taxpayer’s heart. ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Move it or lose it

By Medicine Hat News on July 5th, 2018

I’ve come to realize that I am now of a certain age where seemingly benign actions can cause me great injury. Earlier this year, for instance, I found myself in the doctor’s office with an unexplained pain running from my shoulder down my arm, and causing my fingers to go numb. He asked if I’d ... Read More »

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Rare Group of Seven art a coup for Esplanade

By Chris Brown on July 5th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown There’s a distinct feeling of seventh heaven these days around the Esplanade, where works from the famed Group of Seven are currently hanging. “There’s some really, really beautiful pieces and it’s really rare we would have pieces from the Group of Seven on display in Medicine Hat,” art gallery curator Joanne Marion said ... Read More »

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After Dark July 5-11

By Medicine Hat News on July 5th, 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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Eye on the Esplanade: Your ancestors’ stories in the Archives

By Medicine Hat News on June 29th, 2018

People contact the Archives every day with a variety of unique topics they want to research. Whether it is simple things like a business’s or building’s history, a genealogical question, or more complex projects involving many factors, we’re ready to help. I don’t like to say that I have a preference, but I definitely do. ... Read More »

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New theatre group’s first show, ‘Spring Awakening,’ set to open some eyes

By Chris Brown on June 28th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Medicine Hat is about to get woke from its usual summer theatre slumber. Top Hat Productions, a new theatre group in the city, presents “Spring Awakening” from July 5-14. The group’s founder, Elaine Jeffery, says she’s been a part of all theatre groups in the city at different times and saw an avenue ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Summer favourites

By Medicine Hat News on June 28th, 2018

Have you ever seen the movie “High Fidelity”? A maybe seminal two-and-a-half hours about a professional music lover wondering why all his past relationships have failed? Well, if you haven’t seen it (or read the book), you should (it has a killer soundtrack), and if you have seen it then you’ll know a major theme ... Read More »

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After Dark June 28-July 4

By Medicine Hat News on June 28th, 2018

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

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