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Memorials and Things of Fame for October 6, 2010

The Morning Chronicle

Musical Happenings

Ouverture Baroque: Friday, October 8 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Palais Montcalm, Les Violons du Roy will wind up their 25th anniversary in style with the Ouverture baroque, as Bach, Handel, and Telemann - three of the most renowned masters of the baroque era - are united in an overture showcasing the sonic richness of Les Violons du Roy under the direction of Bernard Labadie.

Big league hockey on the city’s mind last weekend

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Big league hockey of sorts returned to the city over the weekend with a preseason game between the Montreal Canadiens and a team masquerading as the New York Islanders at Le Colisee.

The game drew a sellout crowd of over 15,000.

Aurian Haller band gets ready to record new CD

Photo: Courtesy of Aurian Haller

The Aurian Haller Band will be playing one last show Friday at Le Cercle on Rue St. Joseph.

Then, it's off to the studio, where the four-piece ensemble will be recording its first full-length album, entitled Normal Town.

Running on more than hope

Thirty years ago, Terry Fox dipped his artificial leg into the Atlantic Ocean at St John's, Newfoundland, creating one of the greatest ripples of cancer fundraising Canada has ever known.

City receives steel gift horses from the city of Calgary

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Photo: Shiley Nadeau

A hauntingly beautiful art installation was recently inaugurated in the Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde Park on boulevard Champlain. The work, entitled Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Si Do, comprised of eight steel horses, is a gift to City of Quebec for its 400th anniversary by the City of Calgary and the Calgary Stampede.

Calgary is twinned with Quebec City.

Fourth shutout in five games enables SLC win over CEGEP Jonquière

Betchi Nkodo's second half strike put the finishing touches on a 2-0 win for St. Lawrence College men's soccer team over CEGEP Jonquière. Brice Aminou scored a lucky first goal for the Lions, who received another another shutout for goalkeeper Justin Savoie and his defence.

Military cookbook helps injured troops to ‘Soldier On’

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Photo: courtesy of Caitlin Grenier-Chalifoux

The wife of a soldier currently serving with the Canadian Forces and the daughter of a retired veteran, Caitlain Grenier-Chalifoux wanted to do her part to support members of the military who have been wounded in action.

St. Matthew’s Cemetery/Park reopened to the public

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

After being closed to the public for the past year and a half, the cemetery/park next to the former St. Matthew's Anglican Church, which now serves as a library on rue Saint-Jean is once again open daily to the public from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., from May 1 until November 15.

Quebec City Jazz Festival swings into town

Those who thought the festival season was over: Think again.

The fourth annual Quebec City Jazz Festival swings into town Thursday for a five-day stay at numerous venues around the city. All told, 16 different venues, including the Quebec Hilton, Palais Montcalm and the Hotel Clarendon, will play host to a variety of jazz sounds during the event.