September 23rd, 2019

Local Entertainment

After Dark July 11-17, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on July 11th, 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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Blue Rodeo in the Hat this weekend

By Medicine Hat News on July 5th, 2019

If it hasn’t hit you yet, Blue Rodeo will be at the Canalta Centre on Saturday night. More than 30 years since forming, the band remains one of Canada’s top-drawing acts. A catalogue of hit songs like “Try,” ”Til I Am Myself Again” and “Bad Timing” will do that for you. The band has racked ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Suggestions for summertime reads

By Ken Feser on July 5th, 2019

The library’s slogan is “More than just books” but we do still have books aplenty. If you are looking for a summertime read here are some titles I’ve recently enjoyed. I like nonfiction and if you do too, try Margaret MacMillan’s “The War that Ended Peace.” It is about the origins of the First World ... Read More »

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Radio Ramblings: A quick history of the Straight Edge movement

By Ryan Cowitz on July 4th, 2019

Sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll had a large impact on the late 20th century. It was common for celebrities, politicians and the general public to abuse substances and fall victim to addiction. One subculture saw the problem to this lifestyle early on, and decided to set their path in a different direction. They labeled ... Read More »

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After Dark July 4-10, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on July 4th, 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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Local creativity, imagination takes over the Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on July 4th, 2019

The Esplanade’s dedication to the local arts and culture scene will be in high gear for much of the summer. That’s because members of the Hat Art Club and the Medicine Hat Potters Association are currently showcasing their talent, dedication and imagination with their biennial exhibition. According to the Esplanade’s website, “Sixty-three local artists and ... Read More »

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Eugene Brave Rock’s cinematic journey is opening doors

By Stan Ashbee on July 2nd, 2019

ashentertainment@live.com From southern Alberta to the DC Universe, Standoff-born Eugene Brave Rock acquired stunt skills as a performer in “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show” at Euro-Disney in Paris, France. This opportunity led to a career in film and television for the Kainai Blood Reserve actor and stuntman. Brave Rock also set up boot camp for ... Read More »

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Concerto Celebration of Music on Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on June 28th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Symphonic Society is hosting a 40th annual Concerto Celebration of Music Sunday at the Medicine Hat College theatre. The event begins at 2 p.m. and it will feature a number of performers who have played in the city over the years. “The concert will feature a number of alumni from the Medicine ... Read More »

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Jazz Pick: The weekend at JazzFest is busy

By Lyle Rebbeck on June 28th, 2019

@medhatjazz JazzFest hits the weekend and the busiest days of the festival. The offerings range from free to ticketed, family to late night, dance party to jam session. There is so much going on, there is something every minute of the day from noon until after midnight for the next two days. The sidewalk in ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Children’s art is something to celebrate

By Julie Downey-Hoglund on June 28th, 2019

In June, the Esplanade’s Sensory Art Classes for Tots and Preschoolers celebrated the end of the spring session with the first Discovery Centre Art Show and Mini-Gala. Each class had a one-night-only display of artwork created by the 2- to 5-year-old artists during their eight weekly classes. I thoroughly believe children’s art is something to ... Read More »

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