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Library Chat: New play space an instant hit

By Ken Feser on February 14th, 2020

The Co-op Community Developmental Play Space finally opened in our Kinsmen Children’s Library. It has been hugely popular; every day my spirits are lifted by the sight and sound of many children and caregivers enjoying the toys and equipment. With a new service like this, there are always hiccups. The balls from the magnet wall ... Read More »

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Tim Tamashiro is out to make you smile

By Chris Brown on February 13th, 2020

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown Tim Tamashiro aims to have you smiling – both at his show this week and long after it’s over. That’s what a cocktail should do after all. Tamashiro – a jazz singer, speaker, entertainer and former national radio host – delivers what he calls a “story/song cocktail” like no else. He’s coming to the ... Read More »

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Radio Ramblings: Smashing Pumpkins, Oasis helped define my generation

By Cassie Donnelly on February 13th, 2020

@cass_1053rock Does it make you feel old when somebody tells you that such and such an album is turning 25 years old? Or is that just me? I love looking back at the albums that shaped my youth. In this case, the year was 1995. I was just 12 years old and had no idea ... Read More »

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After Dark Feb. 13-19, 2020

By Medicine Hat News on February 13th, 2020

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Family 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. – DJ jam nights, Corona, 9 p.m. – Karaoke, Mainliner Pub – Cozy Comedy’s Netflix & Chill comedy ... Read More »

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The Peking Acrobats at the Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on February 11th, 2020

The Peking Acrobats will take to the Esplanade stage on Thursday to change your perceptions about the limits of human ability. With 32 years of shows behind them, The Peking Acrobats will “perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, ... Read More »

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Review: ‘Now. Here. This.’ at MHMT will draw you in and keep you

By Medicine Hat News on February 10th, 2020

“Now. Here. This.” is a hilarious spin on how we all got here – in this case to the Medicine Hat Musical Theatre Playhouse for the groups current production. Now is the time. Here is the only place. This is all I want to be. This production stars a talented and ambitious cast of characters: ... Read More »

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‘Grandpa Metal’ to be Posehn’s ultimate opus

By Stan Ashbee on February 8th, 2020

This ain’t your grandmother’s cup of tea! It’s comedian, actor and writer Brian Posehn’s “Grandpa Metal.” A brand new comedy/metal album to be released Feb. 14 on Megaforce Records, just in time for the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone. Posehn had a recurring role on the Emmy-winning TV phenomenon “The Big Bang ... Read More »

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Review: Infectious energy in ‘We Will Rock You’ at CHHS

By Katelynn Dey on February 7th, 2020

Special to the News With soaring vocals, flashes of neon, and foot-stomping musical numbers, Crescent Heights High School’s “We Will Rock You” certainly lives up to its title. Directed by Jennifer Davies, “We Will Rock You” is the drama program’s latest production, a jukebox musical based on the songs of iconic rock band Queen. The ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Connecting

By Aaron Nelson on February 7th, 2020

Connecting is what we do at the Esplanade. We connect our community to each other, we connect our community to our past, and we connect our community to the world. Our team that delivers these experiences is connected, skilled and passionate about what they do. Our Archives staff receive calls from all over the world ... Read More »

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Theory of a Deadman back next week

By Medicine Hat News on February 6th, 2020

Theory of a Deadman is back in the Hat next week and on a bigger stage than last time. The Canadian rockers will play at the Canalta Centre on Monday. Their last show in the Gas City took place at the Esplanade in February 2018. That show sold out quickly, so the move to the ... Read More »

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