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Wondering What To Do in Quebec City this Summer?

Now that the Fête nationale du Québec (aka la Fête de Saint-Jean-Baptiste) has “launched” the summer festivities, there are so many other choices!

 

Here’s one for the kids, or the kid in you . . .

The 2010 Québec Air Show attracts 107,000 visitors [Photo & Video]

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Photo: Jay Ouellet - Skip Stewart and his Prometheus Custom Stunt Bi-plane perform a death defying ribbon cutting stunt amazingly close to the ground!
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Going back to sea with Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

 

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The recreated third class cabin is not to be missed when visiting “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition”. Photo courtesy of the Festival d’été de Quebec

 

Gatineau university student videos Québec history

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Olivier Hyland has his eye on Quebec history. His video camera does, too.

"I guess they put me here because Quebec City is at the center of it all,'' said Hyland, who hails from Gatineau. "When I took the test to get the job, they asked me where I preferred to work. I told them I would work anywhere in Quebec.''

The 2010 Québec Air Show attracts 107,000 visitors

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Photo: Jay Ouellet
With the thermometer at 24 degrees on Saturday, it might have been a good day to go swimming in the nearest lake.

But then the 107,000 people in attendance would have missed the 15th edition of the Quebec Air Show which took place at Jean Lesage Airport.

Music Matters: Les Violons du Roy - Bach, Telemann and Geminiani

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Do you remember, back in April, when we were supposed to have a pre-concert talk in collaboration with Les Violons du Roy?

Irish dancing group Queltica gives great performance during “Spectap” dance show

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Photo: Pauline Moisy

The auditorium of Les Compagnons de Cartier secondary school was full Saturday evening, as three dance schools from Québec City presented their collective annual show "Spectap". For more than two hours, tap dance, jig dance, modern jazz and Irish dancing acts followed one another, entertaining an audience of 300. Almost 40 dancers participated.

DDO students sing along at coffeehouse

The fifth annual Dollard des Ormeaux Coffeehouse was held this past Friday at the school. The performers varied from Kindergarten to Secondary V and even a teacher contributed a song.

Poet Heather Cadsby at the Morrin

Have you ever considered how you engage with words and the world?

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