February 20th, 2020

Local Entertainment

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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Annual MHCBS show Saturday

By Medicine Hat News on December 13th, 2019

It wouldn’t be Christmas in Medicine Hat without Bill Wahl and the Medicine Hat Concert Band Society. The talented locals will present their annual Christmas season show on Saturday at the Esplanade. The title this year is simply “It’s Christmas.” As usual the andante and allegro bands will fill the Esplanade theatre with a wide ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: The flight of time

By Joanne Marion on December 13th, 2019

As the festive season approaches, and the end of 2019, many of us are wondering, “where did the year go?” It seems I barely got used to writing/typing 2019, and it’s already time for 2020. Now, that’s a futuristic-looking year! Next year will be a significant one here at the Esplanade: it is our 15th ... Read More »

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Roseanne Barr at Canalta Centre in May

By Medicine Hat News on December 12th, 2019

There likely won’t be anything off-limits when Roseanne Barr comes to Medicine Hat in the spring. The comedian, actress and author is coming to the Canalta Centre for a show on May 1, the first night of the Mad Hatter Comedy Festival. Barr began as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s, eventually landing a sitcom ... Read More »

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Radio Ramblings: Coffee on Steve after parking space theft

By Steve Krysak on December 12th, 2019

What would you do in this situation? While trying to accomplish some housework last Saturday, I realized there was about $20 worth of bottles and cans stuffed into my storage room. I loaded up the car and headed to Redi Bottle Depot. I followed a red SUV into the parking lot, which appeared to drive ... Read More »

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After Dark Dec. 12-18, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on December 12th, 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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Eclectic choices for Mahoney and Friends

By MO CRANKER on December 12th, 2019

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com@MHNmocranker One of Medicine Hat’s most well known Christmas traditions is taking place Friday. The fifth annual Mahoney and Friends show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Esplanade – it will feature Medicine Hat’s favourite acoustic two-piece in Mahoney, as well as a number of their musician pals. “Before we started Mahoney and Friends, ... Read More »

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New Year’s with HALO

By Medicine Hat News on December 7th, 2019

HALO Air Ambulance aims to La-Rock to 2020. The group’s New Year’s Eve Gala will feature the musical stylings of Mitch Larock and the 4:54 Band. The evening, at the Homestay Inn and Suites, begins at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7 and the music to follow. The Early Bird Draw for a $4,000 travel ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Popular books and, possibly, the time to read them

By Keith McLean on December 6th, 2019

Although we like to brand the Medicine Hat Public Library as “more than just books,” it’s nice to have occasions to talk about them, and the start of December -which brings a flood of recommendations, and the tantalizing prospect of more spare time to read them – is a perfect opportunity. The most popular adult ... Read More »

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Catch The Josties at the BMF banquet

By Medicine Hat News on December 6th, 2019

The Business Men’s Fellowship will present The Josties at the annual Christmas banquet this year. The banquet will take place Dec. 12 at the Medicine Hat Lodge. The Jost family is said to bring “a lively blend of organic acoustic music with a contemporary folk flavour,” according to a news release from the BMF. The ... Read More »

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