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Arts and Entertainment in Quebec City

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Photo: by Alexis B-C

Thursday, March 3, 8 :00 p.m. - Aurian Haller's poetry book launch at the Morrin Centre, 44 chaussée des Écossais. Aurian Haller is an award-winning poet and singer-songwriter. He is the lead singer in the Aurian Haller Band, whose unique blend of folk, rock and jazz is supported by Haller's haunting lyrics.

Jeux d’Archet Suzuki students perform benefit concerts to help others

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Photo: Jacques Leclerc

At the Noella benefit concert last Saturday, February 21, young students from the Jeux d'Archet Suzuki (JAS) music school raised $460 for refugees in need. The talented instrumentalists played violin and cello solos while tugging at heart strings.

Not only do students learn music at JAS, they become well-versed in helping others.

George Beverly Shea receives Lifetime Achievement Award

George Beverly Shea, or “Bev” as he was familiarly known, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammy Awards ceremony held on February 13, just 12 days after his 102nd birthday.

Bev must be living right and keeping good company, having been with the Reverend Billy Graham on most of his Evangelical Crusades over the past 60 years. Rev. Graham, too, is still going strong at age 93.

A life dedicated to music

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If you have ever attend-ed a presentation by the Quebec Symphony Orchestra then you have surely seen this person. John Van Bockern was a member of the orchestra from 1962 until his retirement in 2002. He was the principal clarinetist.

QAC holds auditions for “Deathtrap”

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Photo: Photo and Graphic Design: Ladd Johnson

This spring the Quebec Art Company will be performing “Deathtrap,” a thriller written by Ira Levin, and is holding auditions for the play on Sunday, January 30 (see details in the Community Calendar or visit www.quebecartcompany.com).

Winter Carnival poised for another successful year

Quebec City, January 6, 2011 — For its 57th edition, the Quebec Winter Carnival, in collaboration with Loto-Québec, presents a unique winter experience and invites you to join in the real winter games!

Arts Matters at the Morrin Centre - An Evening with Christoph Campestrini

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Photo: Morrin Centre

As part of its “Arts Matters” programme, the Morrin Centre, in collaboration with the OSQ, is pleased to present a series of intimate talks with internationally renowned artists.

Burns Night at the Garrison Club a Scottish tradition

It’s that time of year again! No, we’re not talking about Christmas or New Year’s Eve. No, we’re talking about Robbie Burns Night. On Saturday, January 22, the 78th Fraser Highlanders, Fort St. Andrew’s Garrison of Quebec City, will be hosting a fund-raising event at the Garrison Club, 97 rue Saint-Louis, in Old Quebec.

“I Want To Pogne” - Céline Dion and Quebec Nationalism

In 1989 the Quebec comedy troupe Rock et Belles Oreilles came out with an album called ‘Pourquoi Chanter?’ (Why Sing?). It was a compilation of original compositions sung by members of the troupe, poking fun at a variety of political and social issues which were raging at that time.

Celebrated conductor visiting Morrin Centre

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As part of its "Arts Matters" programme, the Morrin Centre, in collaboration with the OSQ, is pleased to present a series of intimate talks with internationally renowned artists. Through these meetings, you will have the opportunity to satisfy your musical curiosity and enhance your understanding of the subtleties of the performances.