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QAC’s "Self-Help" – How actors see characters

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Photo: Photo courtesy of the QAC

One of the wonders of community theatre is how it brings together people from very different backgrounds, compels them to put their talents and vulnerabilities on display and become another person on stage.

The Défilé de la Saint-Patrick swings into spring

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

The brilliant weather last Saturday certainly put a spring in everyone’s step, and the skirl of the bagpipes certainly put a bit of swing into spring. Everyone was Irish for the day, many wearing as much green as possible, often topped by wildly improbable hats!

St. Patrick’s Day celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Irish eyes were smiling last Friday evening as some 150 people gathered in McMahon Hall of St. Patrick’s Church following the St. Patrick’s Day Mass, celebrated by Cardinal Lacroix, the Archbishop of the archdiocese of Quebec. Not all eyes were Irish but, as they say, everyone is Irish on St.

You are invited to attend VEQ’s AGM on May 25

Voice of English-speaking Québec is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. Get together with old friends and meet new ones, learn about VEQ and hear about our highlights from the past year. Appetizers and refreshments will be served and parking is free. The meeting is to be held on Thursday, May 25 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Eighth Défilé de la Saint-Patrick to be more festive than ever

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Quebec City is getting its green on for the upcoming the St. Patrick’s festivities.

Meet Jonathan Cohen, Les Violons du Roy’s new music director

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
The management and musicians of Les Violons du Roy orchestra announced last October that renowned British conductor Jonathan Cohen had been named to the position of music director. This past Wednesday, many music lovers got the opportunity to see him both conduct and perform in his first official concert.  

Anti-racism festival and march held in Quebec City

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
Last fall, Nicolas Villamarin and several friends began calling local musicians to organize a festival against racism in Quebec City. 

Penumbral eclipse of the moon

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Photo: Philippe Moussette

Shortly after the full moon rose on Friday, February 10, there was a penumbral eclipse. A full moon in the month of February is also called a Snow Moon, but for four hours that evening, it looked rather a dull grey and became very dark on one side as it passed through a part of Earth’s shadow.

Quebecers unite in memory of victims of mosque shooting

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Thousands of mourners gathered at the historic site of Notre-Dame-de-Foy Church at the corner of Route de l’Église and Chemin Sainte-Foy on the evening of January 30. They took part in a vigil in memory of the victims of the shooting at the nearby Centre culturel islamique de Québec the day before.

Ice-canoe racers battle strong currents and heavy snowfall

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
On February 5, some 350 racers crouched by their canoes at the Old Port, wiping away wet snow, waiting for Bonhomme to signal the start of the Winter Carnival Ice-Canoe Race. Crowds gathered at Louise Basin, on the docks along Quebec City’s Old Port and across that river in Lévis.
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