July 13 2011 Edition

Charlotte Pichard (nee Jones) March 25, 1919 – July 7, 2011

 
Charlotte Pichard (nee Jones) March 25, 1919 – July 7, 2011

Hicks, Elmer Jeremiah

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Hicks, Elmer Jeremiah

Sir Elton John performs at Festival D’été de Québec

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Sir Elton John performs at Festival D’été de Québec. Photo by Jay Ouellet

Snippets from the main stage at Quebec City Summer Festival

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

Droves of back-packing festival goers, fedora-donning hipsters, and local music fans descended on the city last Thursday, July 7 for the start of Quebec City Summer Festival. The outdoor music festival, the largest in Canada takes place every year during the first 11 days of July, transforming the city into one mega music stage.

Louis-Karl Picard-Siouï and Manon Siouï launch books about Huron-Wendat myths

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Author Louis-Karl Picard-Siouï signs copies of his latest book, the first complete story of the Huron-Wendat myth of creation. Photo by Marie White

Profile of Shirley Nadeau

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60th wedding anniversary celebration becomes a family pilgrimage

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Verna Jean McBain and Leslie Eric Stovold were married in the Chalmers-Wesley United Church on rue Sainte-Ursule on July 7, 1951. To mark their 60th anniversary – and at the request of their 14 grandchildren – the Stovolds and 30 family members returned to Quebec City so the younger generation could find out more about the background and heritage of their grandparents.

Grandma’s Checkbook

Dear Miss Durie,

MatièreS à création exhibit turns forgotten scraps into colourful art

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Recovery is the theme of MatièreS à création, a new exhibition displayed as part of AutocART, a project that puts the work of burgeoning artists on a bus and drives to public squares and schools. The AutocART bus appeared at the Garden St. Roch on June 27 and will turn up again at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 16 at Cartier Brébeuf.

Memorials and Things of Fame for July 13, 2011

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