September 21 2016 Edition

A clever disguise for the dogwood sawfly

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Domaine Maizerets hosts first Festival de Marionnettes de Québec

Photo: Danielle Burns

It may have been the first puppet festival in Quebec City but it won’t be the last. 

A rare performance of Winterreise embraces concert-goers

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Photo: Catherine Musgrove

From the moment pianist Leslie De’Ath placed his fingers on the keys and bass-baritone Daniel Lichti closed his eyes, the audience was transported to an alternate realm where they were told a heart-wrenching story through passionate song.

Saint-Roch Expérience puts the “rock” in Saint-Roch

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Coupe Banque Nationale full of drama

Photo: Danielle Burns

Filles du Roy honoured with a commemorative plaque

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

In the late afternoon of September 16, the Société d’histoire des Filles du Roy hosted a cocktail to celebrate the unveiling of a commemorative plaque honouring the first Filles du Roy to arrive in New France. The event was held at the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site located beneath Dufferin Terrace. 

Fit Hippie: La Course des Femmes

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The second annual gathering of female “Fit Hippies” took place at Baie de Beauport on Sunday, September 18. Over 100 women arrived, most wearing a Fit Hippie tank top and yoga pants, prepared for a day of activities such as Yoga, Zumba, and workshops.

The best of VEQ’s Fall Fest (Photos)


A dancer of the Pé Na Rua - Brazilian Rhythms shows her afoxé (a type of shaker/noisemaker) to a young spectator. 



Bouncy castles on St. Vincent’s School playground kept kids busy throughout the afternoon. 

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