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101st edition of Expo Québec

Photo: Danielle Burns

Dog lovers gather at the Base de plein air de Sainte-Foy

Photo: Marie White

The Société canine de Québec held one of its most prestigious dog shows of the year at the Base de plein air in Sainte-Foy from August 3 to 5. Despite the heat wave, dog lovers gathered happily to enjoy another fun day of dog competitions. Judges Bruce Owen and Sandra Lex came from Ontario to judge the breed confirmation competitions and

New OSQ conductor starts off Classik music festival

Photo: Alexandre Sheldon

Quebec City’s summer classical music festival began last Wednesday with the first performance of the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec’s new musical director Fabien Gabel.

Quebec history at a glance in the Festival of New France parade

History tells us that New France was founded during the age of the great European discoveries in the 16th century. Anyone meandering the streets of Quebec from August 1 to 5 would have been thrown back in time a few hundred years to discover for themselves some of the everyday activities that occurred in New France at that time.

Surrealism in Mexico


In the early 20th century, Paris was considered the artistic capital of the western world wahere art had become more a product of the mind and less the representation of what is perceived by the senses.

Individualism became more and more important and thus one witnessed a variety of new trends.

Concert confirms Michel Legrand has still got ‘it’

Photo: Photo by Bethann G. Merkle

In concert with Les Violons du Roy at the Palais Montcalm on June 7 and 8, Michel Legrand was charming, eloquent, and downright delightful. At 80, the prolific composer and performer is still a virtuoso as he played a program which he had written and arranged.

Paul Almond and David Homel discuss writing novels and making movies

Photo: Marie White

On April 13, authors Paul Almond and David Homel sat in the elegant Morrin Centre to talk and share a laugh or two about the art of writing novels and making movies. The evening was moderated by local CBC radio personality and journalist Peter Black.

Mozart’s Requiem performed by the OSQ at the Grand Théâtre

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Photo: Schehrazade Boukenken, OSQ choir member

The final concert of the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec’s Mozart Festival took place at the Grand Théâtre on Wednesday, March 4, with the performance of Mozart’s majestic Requiem directed by guest conductor, Kenneth Slowik.