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The mind of Guetta Famous DJ plays in Quebec City

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Photo: Photo by Jay Ouellet

Local woman enters Athletics Hall of Fame

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On April 15, 2011, the State Fair Community College Athletics Department in Sedalia, Missouri, USA, will induct Caroline Levasseur, a former SFCC basketball player and Quebec native into its Hall of Fame.

Experience the mystery and humour of Betty and Henri, a Love Story in Quebec City

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Photo: Photo by Marie White

Betty and Henri, a Love Story is an original, interactive book concept by a husband and wife team. Stratford, Ontario, poet and humorist Charles Mountford is the author behind the words while Ruth is the artist behind the photographer's lens. Together, their two mediums capture the story.

Celebrating Tartan Day in Quebec City

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Photo: Photo by Slim Basurto Lopez

On Wednesday morning, April 6, around thirty people, dressed in their finest tartan outfits with kilts, plaids, sporrans, knee-socks and brogues, representing Scottish regiments, clans, and Canadian provinces, filled the gallery of Quebec's National Assembly to witness the Question Period, and afterward enjoyed lunch at the beautiful Le Parlementaire restaurant to celebrate Tartan Day.

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QHS plans a red carpet prom

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Photo: Photo by Pauline Stevens

For most high school students, the highlight of their final year is Prom Night. After months of preparation, teenagers gather to celebrate the end of their high school years and the beginning of their future.

The graduating students of Quebec High School are eagerly awaiting their big night. "A Night at the Oscars" will be the theme, complete with a red carpet.

ImagiNation 2011 Writers’ Festival - Authors, Art and You

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Photo: Photo by Pierre Little

The Morrin Centre is busy preparing for the ImagiNation 2011 Writers' Festival which starts on Thursday April 14 and continues to Sunday, April 17. Last year, those lucky enough to find a seat listened attentively to every word that came from author Alistair MacLeod's mouth.

In Honour of The King James Bible of 1611

The year 2011 may mean nothing to you but this year is a very significant year. It's the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. To many, even 400 years later, that old Book is still very precious.

Some Christians feel that the King James Bible is out-dated, hard-to-understand and archaic.

VEQ Life Long Learning Program

In May 2011, the Life Long Learning Program will be running its sixth and final session before taking a break for the summer. Join Cynthia Michaud as she leads the group to examine Quebec City from a variety of perspectives.

How well do you know Quebec City? will run for three consecutive weeks starting on Tuesday, May 17.

Elections 2011

What are our options? It is difficult to be neutral and write about politics. We all have a deep inner belief as to the party we support that will be a strong influence on our vote. A few months ago, I tore up my membership card and wrote a letter to the party I had been supporting for more than 50 years explaining why I was opting out.

A hair-raising trip on a flying boat

When I worked for the Imperial Bank in the early 1950s, I had to travel from Knob Lake to the Seven Islands branch regularly for cash. The two other employees were deathly afraid of flying while I loved to fly. This flight was on board a Canso, an amphibious flying boat of Hollinger Ungava Transport, once used for observation and sea rescue during the Second World War.