May 7 2008 Edition

The great math project at St. Vincent School

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As a homework project, the students in all the Cycle 1 (year two) classes were asked to invent a math game. Students were encouraged to use any math notions that they learned this year and any theme.

MCDC partners with health & social services

The Health and Social Services Agency of Chaudière-Appalaches (HSSACA) in collaboration with the Megantic English-speaking Community Development Corporation (MCDC) launched a new access program for delivering services in English.

Toward a community of communities... together

In celebration of Quebec City’s 400th year, Initiatives of Change, a not-for-profit organization, is bringing its cultural bridge-building road show to town.

Island gallery prepares to honour Champlain’s work

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Photo: Arthur Plumpton

Among the summer 2008 treats for visitors to Île d’Orléans will be a trip to photographer Arthur Plumpton’s art gallery nestled in a restored carriage house in Ste-Famille.

Galerie Imag-isle will host the exhibit 1608 Revisited, featuring “photographs honouring Champlain’s establishment of a colony in Canada,” explained Plumpton.

VEQ gala to premiere multimedia look at what community means

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Photo: Patrick Tomlinson

A ticket to Voice of English-speaking Québec’s gala dinner on May 18 is a ticket to a nine-minute tour highlighting the community. VEQ’s 400th anniversary weekend celebration has taken up the theme, Let’s Celebrate Together.

QAC’s production of Our Town an all—round success

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Photo: Frank Scardina

The Quebec Art Company’s production of Our Town, by Thornton Wilder, pleased the crowd.

Director Scott Emery’s vision enabled the company to experiment with theatre in the round – a formula that worked, thanks to narration courtesy of stage manager Cheryl Rimmer.

The Lost Fingers launch first album — Lost in the 80s

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Django Reinhardt would be proud to be honoured by Quebec City’s latest recording artists, The Lost Fingers. This trio’s name is a nod to the jazz guitarist who lost the use of two fingers after a fire and went on to develop his own fingering style.

A taste of Flamenco and then hop into summer

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A kid-friendly guide to the environment

Someday, years from now, when you’re grown, you’re going to be given a very, very large gift.

There won’t be any need to unwrap it and you won’t need to wait till your birthday to get it. But just so you know, you won’t be able to keep it, either.

TAYLOR, Kenneth 1921 – 2008

 

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