September 6 2017 Edition | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

September 6 2017 Edition

First Nations unite at the Place de L’Assemblée-Nationale

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Photo: Juanita Craig
The first edition of Kwé! À la rencontre des peuples autochtones was held from September 1-3 at the Place de l'Assemblée-Nationale. This free event was a celebration of the 11 indigenous nations and 55 communities in Quebec, their traditions and contemporary life.

Neighbours attend Huron-Wendat cultural event

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Photo: Natalie Keller

An indigenous cultural celebration was held in Sillery on September 2 behind the picturesque Maison des Jésuites de Sillery. The family-friendly afternoon activity offered visitors the chance to discover a variety of traditional chants, prayers and dances of the Huron-Wendat Nation, whose traditional territory lies just outside Quebec City.

2017 Morrin Centre Literary Feast fast approaching

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Photo: Catherine Musgrove from QCT archives

On November 2, the Morrin Centre will be hosting our 9th annual fundraising dinner, the Literary Feast. The evening will start with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. in one of Canada’s most beautiful libraries, followed by dinner in the historic College Hall.

Penny publishes 13th Gamache suspense tale

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Glass Houses, Louise Penny’s latest novel featuring Armand Gamache, begins in a courtroom at the Palais de Justice in Old Montreal. Someone is on trial for murder, but just who is initially unclear.

Chin-chin! Bordeaux Fête le Vin brings the party to the Old Port

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The fourth edition of Bordeaux Fête le Vin, held at the Espace 400e in the Old Port over the last weekend of August, was a true celebration of French wines. The space was filled with over 70 kiosks holding 15,000 bottles of red, rosé or white. Anyone with the official wine glass and time on their hands had four days to savour the wines and meet the vintners.

Looking forward to 2018 Winter Carnival

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Even though the leaves have barely started falling – let alone the snowflakes – it’s never too early to start thinking of the next Winter Carnival, especially for those working on the organization of the world-famous event.

Maison pour la danse opens its doors

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

From September 5 to 9, the Maison pour la danse will open its doors to the general public for a series of daily choreographed shows, to present its six new studios. This unique space welcomes local choreographers and dancers who will proudly showcase their creations. The festivities will close with the official inauguration party on September 9 at 9 p.m.

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