April 18 2012 Edition

Nadeshicon blooms: local Japanese cultural festival grows in its 4th year

Kayo Yasuhara, presenter at Nadeshicon, leads a Kabuki dance in which the audience is encouraged to participate.
Photo courtesy of Nadeshicon

Morrin Centre Book Club holds first author event

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Photo: Photo by Max Huang

Foxspirit: a Woman in Mao’s China, written by Zhimei Zhang, will be discussed at the next meeting of the Morrin Centre Book Club on Tuesday, May 1, starting at 6:00 p.m.

Local First Nations authors at the Salon du livre


Photo by Marie White

Local Huron-Wendat poet Jean Sioui, author Maurizio Gatti and poet Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui from Wendake were part of the First Nations booth which also included Innu writer Joséphine Bacon whose photographs decorated the entrance to the 2012 Salon du livre.



Photo courtesy of Une Affaire d’Anglais/ Keep it Cool

Soon-to-be-Saint Kateri Tekakwitha honoured by St. Patrick’s CWL

Photo: Andrée Lemieux

As Roman Catholics around the world prepare to celebrate the feast day of the Lily of the Mohawks on April 17, the Catholic Women’s League at St.Patrick’s Church held a special vigil in her honour.

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