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A ten-year marriage of science and art at Mois Multi

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Photo: Julian Oliver

Agnès Maltais is clearly delighted, fascinated even, with Julian Oliver's Levelhead installation. The large screen in the centre of the Salle Méduse on St. Vallier Est. makes the technology-cum-art difficult to miss at the Mois Multi's vernissage.

Ingres at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Quebec

Part I

For any one who is even slightly interested in French 19 century neo-classic art or in the work of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres in particular, this exhibition is a chance of a life time.

Obama portrait a labour of love

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Photo: Scott French

In a building that once housed a women's undergarment manufacturer and a ball bearing factory, one can find artist Tom Cohen's studio. Drawing on the consumer products that populate our day-to-day lives -- flyers, paper, even Kleenex boxes -- Cohen is taking what is old, forgotten or thrown away and making something new again.

St. Pat’s set for mid-year concert

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Photo: Courtesy of David Parker

St. Patrick's High School will be turning it up for this year's mid-year concert, Wednesday, January 21. Bands from Secondary 1 through 5, including the school's music concentration program, dubbed the Nation of Concentration, will perform.

Lepage resurrects Dragons' Trilogy with The Blue Dragon

The sequel to the critically acclaimed Dragons' Trilogy by playwright and director Robert Lepage makes its Canadian debut at the Théâtre du Trident.

QAC to stage Shaw production

Preparations are underway for the Quebec Art Company's spring production, Arms and the Man, written by the well known Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. While better known now for such plays as Pygmalion (later adapted into the musical My Fair Lady), Shaw was a prolific playwright (more than 60 plays) and music and literary critic.

Les Rhapsodes bring Handel, English carols to QC stage

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Photo: Scott French

QAC brings an imaginary rabbit to the stage with Harvey

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Photo: courtesy of Quebec Art Company

Best Bets

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“The High Priests are calling all disciples back to the fold / because the kids don’t know how to dance to rock and roll.” So go the biting lyrics of Sam Roberts’ latest single, Them Kids.

Nihon Sushi Zen offers a taste of Japan in Quebec City

It is not without apprehen-sion that I open the doors to enter Nihon Sushi Zen. Some foods, such as pizza or chow mein are still pretty good when they’re bad. Bad sushi, on the other hand, is very, very bad.