April 19 2017 Edition

Le Club musical de Québec offers great classical performers

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Photo: provided by Le Club Musical

Le Club musical de Québec recently unveiled its 2017-2018 program featuring great classical performers from around the world. Music lovers will discover vocal and instrumental music from various periods and different artistic generations.
Three of the season’s six concerts will take place at the Grand Théâtre.

"Self Help" coming soon!!!

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Self Help is coming soon. With opening night just two weeks away, rehearsals for the hilarious Norm Foster farce are in high gear. The Quebec Art Company production is the second play in a row from the prolific Canadian playwright. Ladd Johnson (left) plays Hal Savage. He and his wife Cindy decide to abandon acting to become self-help gurus.

Comedy icon Don Rickles dies at 90

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Photo: Photo provided by Scott Emery

How a person’s day can change! The morning of April 6 (Tartan Day!), I learned that Don Rickles was booked to play the Smith Center in Las Vegas on February 23, 2018. Being a big fan of Rickles I immediately started looking for flights and a hotel.

JustRun! A fresh new series of races in the Quebec City region

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Just Run International, a group which organizes experiential and cultural running events, recently launched a new season of “fun” races in the Quebec City region. The 5K DéfiChoco kicked off the series on April 15 at Lac Delage, where some 1,500 runners and walkers of all ages participated.

If April showers bring May flowers, what does April snow bring…?

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Spring is here, at least on our calendar… With all this snow, I wonder if Mother Nature has decided to stay in the south?

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