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Dave Gunning and J.P. Cormier perform in Valcartier

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Photo: Allison Kirkwood

Dave Gunning is no stranger to Quebec City. Over the last four years, he has stopped by Quebec High School three times to work with the music concentration students, teaching about songwriting and guitar playing and discussing life as a professional musician.

Brahms’ German Requiem a balm for those who are grieving

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The Orchestre Symphonique de Québec (OSQ) and its choir filled the Grand Théâtre with strong emotions on the evening of April 25. The audience listened intently to two tempestuous pieces by German composer Johannes Brahms: Begräbnisgesang (Funeral Hymn) which was immediately followed by A German Requiem (sung in German instead of the usual Latin).

EQLC students get “The Talk” about money

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Photo: Danielle Burns

On the third Wednesday in April, parents and teachers across Canada were having “The Talk” with kids. It had nothing to do with sex education, but rather another subject that can make people uncomfortable: money.

No easy steps to realize ballet dance studio dream

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Photo: Myriam Filion

There’s probably never a perfect time or set of circumstances

The British (music) Invasion at CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Crowds sang, danced and cheered in the AI Financial Group Auditorium as CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence campus rock band What the Heck (WTH), put on an impressive show filled with songs from across the pond. “The British Invasion” attracted 165 people.

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 2 at 12:10 p.m. – Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Blogging 101 for Beginners at the Eastern Québec Learning Centre. (For details, see article below)

OBITUARY: Maria Guadalupe “Lupita” (née Turcot) KERWIN 1926 – 2018

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Maria Guadalupe “Lupita” (née Turcot) Kerwin died on April 27, 2018. She was the beloved daughter of the late André Turcot and the late Guillermina Flores de la Vega, and beloved wife of the late John Larkin Kerwin.

The Rouge et Or now have their tennis teams

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Photo: courtesy of Université Laval

Three years after the birth of the tennis clubs at Université Laval, they reached another milestone, becoming the 14th varsity sport in the Rouge et Or family.

Pierre Langlois, president of the Laval teams, announced that the Rouge et Or will play in the Tennis Québec University League from January to April 2019.

What’s new at the Eastern Québec Learning Centre?

So, what’s new, you may ask? Community Learning in Action, also known as CLIA, is a Lunch ‘n’ Learn information session series where participants are invited to drop in over the lunch hour period to learn something new.

Patrick Roy returns as Remparts GM and head coach

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Photo: courtesy of the Québec Remparts

It was probably the worst-kept secret in junior hockey… but it was the news the Quebec Remparts organization, players and fans wanted to hear.

Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy signed a two-year contract to return as general manager and head coach of the Remparts. He had been coach of the Remparts from 2005-2012 and the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche from 2013-2016.

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