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After Dark Jan. 19-25

By Medicine Hat News on January 19th, 2017

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 Renn Davies, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – Intimate with ... Read More »

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George Canyon on his way back to the Gas City

By Medicine Hat News on January 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News George Canyon is heading back to Medicine Hat. The Canadian country star will play at the Esplanade on May 26. Canyon’s latest album “I Got This” debuted as the top Canadian Country album in February 2016 and spawned a pair of top 10 hits in Canada, the title track and “Daughters of ... Read More »

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Hatterland explores life after the fairytale in ‘The Ever After – A Musical’

By Chris Brown on January 13th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Fairytales often end with the phrase “happily ever after.” But what do those characters get up to after the book has closed? Hatterland Children’s Theatre will shed some light on the ever afters of some of the fairytale world’s favourite characters in “The Ever After – A Musical.” The show, at the Medicine ... Read More »

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Nothing is impossible when ‘Corner Gas’ goes animated

By Chris Brown on January 12th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Unburdened by pesky nuisances like reality, practicality and the law, the sky’s the limit for “Corner Gas.” The chance to have Oscar Leroy strap a rocket to young Brent’s back and firing it up into a tree so Brent could get back his balloon is partly why “Corner Gas” is returning, this time ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: 2017: Rock ‘n’ roll came back and it’s alive and well

By Medicine Hat News on January 12th, 2017

Hardly a day goes by without one artist or another chiming in about the “death of rock.” As a rock fan, it’s hard not to question the genre’s health when we see charts dominated by acts like The Weeknd, Arianna Grande and Bruno Mars. Nothing against those acts, in fact, I’d call Bruno Mars a ... Read More »

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After Dark Jan. 12-18

By Medicine Hat News on January 12th, 2017

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 Renn Davies, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – Intimate with ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Staff at library all have their favourite books

By Medicine Hat News on January 6th, 2017

At our monthly public library staff meetings we sometimes report on favourite books. This helps us all become more familiar with new authors and titles, and reminds us which staff members are best able to, without computer assistance, make recommendations in particular genres. This morning Sarah mentioned “A Little Life” by Hanya Yanagihara. Two of ... Read More »

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Sold-out shows reflect Hat’s love for Banff Mountain Film Festival

By Chris Brown on January 5th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown If it wasn’t clear before, it is now. Southeastern Alberta is home to a whole lot of outdoor enthusiasts. Tickets for the 2017 edition of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stop in Medicine Hat later this month were all snapped up just days after they went on sale. Kris Samraj of ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Making realistic New Year’s resolutions

By Medicine Hat News on January 5th, 2017

The new year is upon us! Gone are the days of overindulging, focusing on the negatives and having no hobbies. Or are they? Apparently only three in 10 Canadians will set a New Year’s resolution, and of those, more than 70 per cent eventually break them, likely before the end of January. I have been ... Read More »

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After Dark Jan. 5-11

By Medicine Hat News on January 5th, 2017

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 Renn Davies, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – Intimate with ... Read More »

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