June 22nd, 2018

Local Entertainment

Two tribute shows coming

By Medicine Hat News on May 11th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Tribute shows honouring two of the most-loved bands in music history are coming to the Esplanade over the next two weeks. On May 16 the Reunion Beatles Fantasy Tribute tour presents a Beatles tribute with a twist. Instead of a tribute to the glory days of the Fab Four this show assumes ... Read More »

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Library Chat: A long list of services provided at the library

By Medicine Hat News on May 11th, 2018

In my last column I asked “what is a library?” and answered “a free and open and friendly space for everyone that supports learning, culture, entertainment and community connections.” That sounds noble but a little vague. How exactly do libraries meet that lofty mandate? Here are just a few of the powerful and perhaps unexpected ... Read More »

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Blues at the Bow still flying after 25 years

By Chris Brown on May 10th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown The president of Blues at the Bow says there weren’t exactly high hopes for the organization when it was created in Bow Island back in 1993. Grenner Veilleux’s uncle and father were heavily involved in establishing Blues at the Bow at the historic Bow Theatre. Veilleux was in his early teens at the ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Don’t carry Mom Guilt around; treat Mom like queen Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2018

While this is only pure speculation, I’m convinced the Milky Way Galaxy and everything in it, including our blue planet, was created for the sole purpose of celebrating Momma’s Day. No one ever makes reference to “Father Nature” or “Father Earth” and for good reason; even the powers that be know better than to tick ... Read More »

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After Dark May 10-16

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2018

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 Ryan Stewart, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – DJ jam ... Read More »

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Through the Opera Glass gala to feature great local voices

By Medicine Hat News on May 4th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Alumni of the Medicine Hat College Conservatory will be looking Through the Opera Glass on May 12. Seventeen performers will be featured at the 7:30 p.m. show at Fifth Avenue Memorial Church and all of them are current or former students of local voice programs. Many of the students are currently at ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Protecting treasures from the dangers of light

By Medicine Hat News on May 4th, 2018

We in the museum at the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre are often called by people looking for advice on how to preserve their own treasures. Whether it’s a family wedding dress, an heirloom quilt, or the painted wooden chest great-granddad brought “from the old country,” one piece of advice is almost always the same ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Don’t forget to make Mom feel special on her big day May 13

By Medicine Hat News on May 3rd, 2018

“A mother is someone who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take.” Keep that in mind as Mother’s Day is just more than a week away. Do not forget! I’ve been subtlety dropping hints to my husband over the past couple of weeks, just as friendly reminders. ... Read More »

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McCoy production combines ’80s music and high school memories

By Chris Brown on May 3rd, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown It’s “Family Feud” time. If you asked 100 people what the best days of their life were there’s a good chance high school will end up being No. 1 on the big board. If you asked 100 people what the most memorable decade for music was there’s a good chance the 1980s will ... Read More »

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After Dark May 3-9

By Medicine Hat News on May 3rd, 2018

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 Ryan Stewart, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – DJ jam ... Read More »

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