July 22 2015 Edition

Rolling Stones: It’s only rock’n’ roll (but I like it)

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Photo: Philippe Ruel/Festival d’été de Québec

Floating out of this world with Patrick Watson

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Photo: Danielle Burns

The Doobie Brothers: Listen to the music

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

On this warm (30C) Monday night, California’s Doobie Brothers brought back memories for many in the crowd, leading off with well-known numbers, then inviting the crowd to sing along with their biggest hit, “Listen to the Music.” From left to right: Patrick Simmons (lead guitarist), Marc Russo (saxophone) and Tom Johnston (guitar and lead vocalist).

Iggy Azalea makes a modest comeback

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Iggy Azalea came on stage to a chanting crowd on Sunday evening, day four of the Festival d’Été de Québec. The Australian rapper didn’t miss a beat as the lively crowd danced and sang along on the Plains of Abraham.

The divine wisdom of Ensemble Afrovibes

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Deep Purple close out FEQ

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Following the cancellation of Nickleback, Deep Purple headlined FEQ’s last night. With bassist Roger Glover and guitarist Steve Morse playing side-by-side, Deep Purple raced an oncoming thunderstorm to close the 2015 FEQ with a bang.

Margaret Mary Hayes

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June 3, 1946 – July 10, 2014

In loving memory of our dear sister Margaret.

Gone are the days we used to share,

but in our hearts you are always there.

Forever loved, 

remembered and missed by Bill, Helen, Oliver, 

Ruth and Lil.

A star is born! Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec

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Photo: Jay Ouellet from QCT archives

The 2015 Grands Feux Loto-Québec (GFLQ) recently announced their program for this summer. The fireworks displays will be held on Saturday and Wednesday evenings starting at 10 p.m. from August 1 to August 19. 

Rue du Trésor celebrates 50 years

The Rue du Trésor is a narrow pedestrian lane running between Rue Sainte-Anne and Rue de Buade in Old Quebec. It was originally used to access the Royal Treasury (hence its name), where the colonists would come to pay their annual tax.

Quebec City one of the top 10 cities to visit in Canada and U.S.

The Office du Tourisme de Québec is pleased to announce that Quebec City has once again has been placed among the top 10 destinations in Canada and the United States by the prestigious Travel + Leisure magazine. 

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