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Oktoberfest

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Members and friends of the local German community got together at Espace St. Michael on Sunday evening to celebrate Oktoberfest with good food, drink and music. Sauerkraut and sausages with lots of hot mustard were served and the Boulangerie Bretzel from Thetford Mines offered pretzels and other German breads and desserts.

First Native Music Awards Gala in Quebec

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Photo: Photo: Marie White

On October 8, 2011, the first ever Teweikan Music Gala was held in Quebec City in the rich décor of the Capitole Theatre. Geoffrey Kelley, the Quebec Minister responsible for Native Affairs, attended the Gala organized by the Société de communication Atikamekw-Montagnais (SOCAM) under the direction of Bernard Hervieux.

Whispering Grounds whispers thoughts of origins and nature

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Photo: Photo: Amanda Halm

Whispering Grounds, an exhibit of 13 charcoal drawings by artist Annie Lalande, is currently on display at the Bank National Financial Group Gallery, a space dedicated to visual arts in the Palais Montcalm.

Incongruous lines and organic shapes sweep across paper to symbolize the bi-racial identity that swirls inside the artist.

A variety of sports awaits you at St. Pat’s

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Photo: Photo: Alexandra Furlong

As the St. Patrick's High School football teams break records with their three wins in the same weekend, so are the numbers of girls participating in the program. St. Pat's is extremely proud of the five ladies taking part in the football program.

Banks, then and now

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When I was a young bank employee at the Imperial Bank of Canada in Montreal, I was always anxious to arrive at work in the imposing building at the bottom of Beaver Hall Hill. The clanking of the bells on early morning tramways and honking trucks and automobiles mixed with horse drawn carts created the scene as I arrived on the square in 1949.

Solve the mystery and make crime pay for you!

The first annual QuebeCrime Festival is just two weeks away and tickets are already on sale. Four lucky Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph readers will win all-access passes to the event (a $50 value) by correctly answering the mystery trivia questions. Find your clues online at www.quebecrime.com and be the first to email your answers to [email protected].

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Candid interview with countertenor Daniel Taylor

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Photo: Claude Côté, Quebec International of Sacred Music

On September 26, Daniel Taylor graciously granted a telephone interview to the QCT while travelling by train to Ottawa. He had been in Quebec City for the 15th anniversary Gala Concert of the Quebec International of Sacred Music eleven days earlier.

St. Lawrence Lions golf team wins tenth Collegiate Provincial Championship

The Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence golf team won their 10th Collegiate Provincial Championships since 2000 last weekend at the Lac St-Joseph Golf Course. Fred Colgan’s protégés shot a cumulative of 608 (302-306) over the two-day tournament. This was 36 shots better than second place John Abbott College, which was only 8 shots behind the Lions going into the weekend.

Historical day at St. Patrick’s High School

For the first time in St. Pat’s history, on October 2, 2011, all three of its football teams rose to the challenge and won their games on the same day.

This memorable day started at 1:00 with the Senior team playing at St. Charles Garnier. After fighting for three long hours in the cold, windy weather, they brought home their second victory of the season, winning 25 to 14.