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Marie-Louise Gay’s vibrant imagination

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Hey!” said Sam. “Why is fog coming out of my mouth?” “When it’s this cold,” said Stella, “your words freeze. Every word has a different fog shape. See?...”

Philippe Jaroussky, the art of a countertenor

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Violons du Roy, directed by Mathieu Lussier, welcomed French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky to the stage of the Palais Montcalm on April 5. For lovers of Baroque music, it was a fabulous evening of pure vocal magic.

New exhibits at the Plains of Abraham Museum

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Photo: Bill Cox
André L. Potvin, member of the board of directors of the National Battlefields Commission, and Michèle Gagné, secretary and executive director, recently inaugurated two additions to the Battles exhibition (opened in October 2015) at the Plains of Abraham Museum.

Echoes of Vimy at the Quebec Citadel Museum

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
During the First World War, also known as the Great War, soldiers of the Canadian Corps fought against the German Army to take back Vimy Ridge, from April 9 to 12, 1917.

2017 Festival d’opéra de Québec offers more than ever

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Opéra de Québec president Pierre Goulet and artistic and executive director Grégoire Legendre recently unveiled the program for the 7th Festival d'opéra de Québec which will take place from July 24 to August 5.

SLC Theatre gives a “firey” performance

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
As people arrived in the Champlain-St. Lawrence Amphitheatre, they made their way to chairs along the walls, leaving the centre free for SLC Theatre’s performance of The Flaming Youth, presented at the college from April 6 to 8. 

Audrey Smith receives Lieutenant Governor’s award for volunteerism

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Photo: Audrey Smith

Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury resident Audrey (Dacres) Smith was presented with a (silver) Senior’s Medal by Lieutenant Governor Michel Doyon in recognition of her remarkable 56 years of volunteer work in her community during a ceremony held at the National Assembly on April 8. With her are Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury Mayor Robert Miller (left) and her son Eric Smith (right).

A little chocolate now and then …

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Photo: Lise Lafond

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~Charles M. Schulz

Unique new exhibits at the MNBAQ

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
The Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Québec (MNBAQ) recently opened two new thought-provoking exhibits in the Gérard-Morisset pavilion.

Easter eggs grow on trees in Limoilou

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Easter is coming and eggs are growing on trees! La Fournée Bio bakery on 3e Ave is ready for the holiday with this whimsical display, catching the eye of passersby. A chocolate counter serving up eggs, bunnies, lollipops and more is located inside the bakery.