August 5 2020 Edition

Picasso will be at the MNBAQ in 2021

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

The summer of 2021 will offer an exhibition of Pablo Picasso in Quebec City. While the world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Québec (MNBAQ) has partnered with the Musée national de Picasso-Paris to select 77 pieces representing the diversity of the human body by the genius of modern art.

Scalabrini takes over as manager of the Charlesbourg Alouettes

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Photo: Luc Lang

The winless Charlesbourg Alouettes of the Ligue de Baseball Junior Élite du Québec (LBJEQ) have hired the manager of the Québec Capitales, Patrick Scalabrini, to be at the helm of the team.

The hiring of Scalabrini came after the resignation of Frédéric Lajoie. In his first season as manager of the Alouettes, Lajoie, from Trois-Rivières, did not have one win in nine games.

City sports: Lauriane Genest going to Tokyo 2021 Olympics

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Photo: Bataillon Facebook page

Track cyclist Lauriane Genest of Lévis is one of eight athletes from the province of Quebec to make the Olympic team that will go to Tokyo, Japan, in 2021.

OBITUARY: Peter Marlowe BEATTIE

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Peter Beattie died at Saint Brigid’s Home, Quebec City, on August 1, at the age of 77, after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by his parents, Marjorie A. Murray and A. Marlowe Beattie, Peter is survived by his loving sister Judith (Beattie) Scott (the late William (Bill) Scott) of Sarnia, Ont.

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