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Ex Machina’s The Busker’s Opera to play in Quebec City this week

The Busker’s Opera is coming to town! After being performed around the world, the production is coming home for a final tour. The Ex Machina musical, adapted by Kevin McCoy and Robert Lepage, will play La Bordée from May 22 to 25 during this year’s Carrefour international de théâtre de Québec.

VEQ holds weekend of 400th celebrations

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The Voice of English-speaking Quebec and its partner organizations set out two years ago to make their version of the Quebec 400th celebration memorable, open and appealing to everyone in the English-speaking community. In that regard, all who attended the events this past weekend agree that it was a great success.

Shalom Quebec opens exhibit

The photos and history of Exposition Shalom Quebec will welcome visitors to Quebec City’s Gare du Palais until September as part of the 400th anniversary celebrations.

A dynamite cabaret in store this summer

Monday is about to become an exciting evening to head downtown. Entertainer Kevin McCoy is concocting a special treat for Espace 400e this summer. The Dynamite Cabaret promises to be an explosive venture each Monday night at the downtown space near Bassin Louise.

The theme is dynamite, and McCoy is working to share the stage with plenty of explosive talent.

Swing and metal come to Quebec

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An amazing musician and his exceptional music are coming to town on May 27 at Le Théatre Du Petit Champlain, 78 Rue du Petit Champlain. His name? Yoav.

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St. Matthew’s Cemetery

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An open grave on the grounds of St. Matthew’s Cemetery — one of many instances of the site’s disrepair. Profane graffiti mars the wall of the adjacent church and a passer-by was recently witnessed urinating on the grounds.

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Two human skeletons found on Plains

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Photo: Courtesy of the National Battlefields Commission

Construction workers have unwittingly unearthed an archaeological mystery on the Plains of Abraham.

Two well-preserved human skeletons were discovered last February as workers broke ground for new bathroom facilities in the park. The find was not announced until last week, as excavators waited for the earth to thaw before further exploring the site.

Lutes hits town

Canadian songwriter and performer Rob Lutes is on tour promoting his new album, Ride the Shadows, which has been named by some sources as one of the best ten Canadian albums of 2007! Rob will halt his means of transportation in Quebec City on May 24 at le Palais Montcalm, 995 Place D’Youville, at 8 p.m.

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