February 20th, 2020

Local Entertainment

Library Chat: An exciting years lies ahead for MHPL

By Ken Feser on January 3rd, 2020

This year is going to be exciting for the library. Our Co-op Developmental Play Space is opening Feb. 1. The space is not visible yet, although lots of adults and kids have been observed trying to peek through the paper on the windows. I’ll tell you what is happening in there: The playground flooring is ... Read More »

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Matthew Byrne show postponed

By Medicine Hat News on January 3rd, 2020

The Esplanade has postponed its first show of the new year. A note on the Esplanade website notes the show is postponed until the fall due to unforeseen circumstances. The note goes on to read that tickets will be honoured for the postponed performance or people can get a refund. Anyone wanting a refund is ... Read More »

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After Dark Jan. 2-8, 2020

By Medicine Hat News on January 1st, 2020

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to New Year’s. 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, Corona, 9 p.m. ... Read More »

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After Dark Dec. 26-Jan. 1

By Medicine Hat News on December 27th, 2019

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to Christmas and New Year’s. 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, Corona, ... Read More »

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Year in Review: Rocking and laughing through 2019

By Chris Brown on December 27th, 2019

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown The past 12 months saw Medicine Hat continue to build on its reputation as the mid-sized city that can. Can what, you may ask? Can attract big-name international talent to the local stages. Music, comedy, dance and more gave Hatters plenty of options to choose from when it came to entertainment in 2019. This ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Exercising imaginations on PD Days

By Dayna Walls on December 27th, 2019

Growing up, I always enjoyed my time at school. It was where I could fill my days with new and exciting things to learn and create. While I was one of those kids that actually enjoyed homework (for the most part), I understand that not every part of school is always enjoyable for every child. ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Give the gift of MHPL

By Ken Feser on December 20th, 2019

It is the week before Christmas and I am getting increasingly desperate as I struggle to finish my gift shopping. If you are in the same situation, I have a suggestion for you: A gift certificate for a library card. It will cost you all of $5 and it will open a world of free ... Read More »

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Radio Ramblings: The power of music

By Trapper John on December 19th, 2019

Music brings us all together. Such a cliché, right? But we see (or hear?) fresh examples of it every day. Whether it’s the crowd singing and clapping along at Canalta Centre during a Tigers game, at Athletic Park whilst hoisting a frosty beverage at a summer Mavericks tilt, or …. deep in the jungle rainforest? ... Read More »

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Year in Review: Local performers made their mark in 2019

By Chris Brown on December 19th, 2019

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown To look back at 2019 we must first look forward to 2020. Early next year Medicine Hat native Keri Kelly will perform at the Esplanade in the touring production of “We Will Rock You.” Kelly plays the role of Scaramouche in the musical based on the music of Queen. The production was rehearsing at ... Read More »

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George Thorogood show announced

By Medicine Hat News on December 19th, 2019

Prepare for a good time in Medicine Hat this spring. George Thorogood and The Destroyers will perform at the Canalta Centre on April 24 on the Good To Be Bad Tour. The band’s hits include “Bad to the Bone” and “I Drink Alone.” Tickets will be available Dec. 20 at ticketmaster.ca, or in person at ... Read More »

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