September 6 2017 Edition

Corn husking time at Baie de Beauport

Photo: Bill Cox

Sunday was a perfect day for corn husking at the Baie de Beauport beach. The delicious sweet corn, the only certified controlled-origin corn in the province, came from Neuville. Sun Life Financial Services, WKND radio, the tiki bar Monsieur Cocktail and La Mangue Verte catering service saw to the needs of the assembled crowd. About 100 people attended.

First Nations unite at the Place de L’Assemblée-Nationale

Photo: Juanita Craig
The first edition of Kwé! À la rencontre des peuples autochtones was held from September 1-3 at the Place de l'Assemblée-Nationale. This free event was a celebration of the 11 indigenous nations and 55 communities in Quebec, their traditions and contemporary life.

Penny publishes 13th Gamache suspense tale

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Glass Houses, Louise Penny’s latest novel featuring Armand Gamache, begins in a courtroom at the Palais de Justice in Old Montreal. Someone is on trial for murder, but just who is initially unclear.

2017 Morrin Centre Literary Feast fast approaching

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Photo: Catherine Musgrove from QCT archives

On November 2, the Morrin Centre will be hosting our 9th annual fundraising dinner, the Literary Feast. The evening will start with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. in one of Canada’s most beautiful libraries, followed by dinner in the historic College Hall.

Chin-chin! Bordeaux Fête le Vin brings the party to the Old Port

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The fourth edition of Bordeaux Fête le Vin, held at the Espace 400e in the Old Port over the last weekend of August, was a true celebration of French wines. The space was filled with over 70 kiosks holding 15,000 bottles of red, rosé or white. Anyone with the official wine glass and time on their hands had four days to savour the wines and meet the vintners.

Looking forward to 2018 Winter Carnival

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Even though the leaves have barely started falling – let alone the snowflakes – it’s never too early to start thinking of the next Winter Carnival, especially for those working on the organization of the world-famous event.

Maison pour la danse opens its doors

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

From September 5 to 9, the Maison pour la danse will open its doors to the general public for a series of daily choreographed shows, to present its six new studios. This unique space welcomes local choreographers and dancers who will proudly showcase their creations. The festivities will close with the official inauguration party on September 9 at 9 p.m.

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