October 19 2011 Edition

The Quebec Art Company celebrates its 30th anniversary

“There’s No Business Like Show Business”

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Photo: Isabelle Soucy Chartier

The stage of Espace St.

Get ready for Quebec City Women’s Club 2011 Book Fair

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Fall heralds an event anticipated by readers of all ages, the Quebec City Women's Club Book Fair. It will be held again this year on Saturday, October 29, at the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre, 3005 William Stuart, Sainte-Foy, located on the corner of chemin St-Louis and Lavigerie. Hours for the one-day event will be from 9:00 a.m.

Oktoberfest

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Members and friends of the local German community got together at Espace St. Michael on Sunday evening to celebrate Oktoberfest with good food, drink and music. Sauerkraut and sausages with lots of hot mustard were served and the Boulangerie Bretzel from Thetford Mines offered pretzels and other German breads and desserts.

First Native Music Awards Gala in Quebec

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Photo: Photo: Marie White

On October 8, 2011, the first ever Teweikan Music Gala was held in Quebec City in the rich décor of the Capitole Theatre. Geoffrey Kelley, the Quebec Minister responsible for Native Affairs, attended the Gala organized by the Société de communication Atikamekw-Montagnais (SOCAM) under the direction of Bernard Hervieux.

Whispering Grounds whispers thoughts of origins and nature

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Photo: Photo: Amanda Halm

Whispering Grounds, an exhibit of 13 charcoal drawings by artist Annie Lalande, is currently on display at the Bank National Financial Group Gallery, a space dedicated to visual arts in the Palais Montcalm.

Incongruous lines and organic shapes sweep across paper to symbolize the bi-racial identity that swirls inside the artist.

A variety of sports awaits you at St. Pat’s

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Photo: Photo: Alexandra Furlong

As the St. Patrick's High School football teams break records with their three wins in the same weekend, so are the numbers of girls participating in the program. St. Pat's is extremely proud of the five ladies taking part in the football program.

Banks, then and now

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When I was a young bank employee at the Imperial Bank of Canada in Montreal, I was always anxious to arrive at work in the imposing building at the bottom of Beaver Hall Hill. The clanking of the bells on early morning tramways and honking trucks and automobiles mixed with horse drawn carts created the scene as I arrived on the square in 1949.

Solve the mystery and make crime pay for you!

The first annual QuebeCrime Festival is just two weeks away and tickets are already on sale. Four lucky Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph readers will win all-access passes to the event (a $50 value) by correctly answering the mystery trivia questions. Find your clues online at www.quebecrime.com and be the first to email your answers to [email protected].

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Last evening, while writing at his desk in his store, Mr. H.H.

BURNSIDE, Colette Marie Waddington (1925-2011)

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