Community Calendar of Events – January 19, 2022

Community Calendar of Events 

Note: All events are subject to change according to evolving public health regulations. 

Dec. 18 to Feb. 13 – Below the Ice with Mario Cyr, an immersive photo and video presentation, allows visitors to discover a mysterious and almost inaccessible place, the Canadian Arctic, projected on giant screens at the Centre des Congrès de Québec. For more information and tickets, visit souslesglaces.com. 

Jan. 13 to Jan. 23 – Snow Sculpture Challenge! Mayor Bruno Marchand invites Quebec City residents to participate in the #accentsolidaire Snow Sculpture Challenge organized by the Unité Loisir et sport de la Capitale-Nationale. This is a great opportunity to beautify streets and neighbourhoods, and prizes will be awarded to participants. Each councillor will award a participation prize in their district, and the mayor will also tour the creations to present a special prize. To participate in the challenge, publish your snow sculpture photo with the hashtag #accentsolidaire before Jan. 24.

Jan. 13 to Feb 17 – The Poetry Factory, a series of virtual workshops offered by the South Shore English Network to help participants find their inner poet, hosted by local poet Frank Beltrano. The workshops take place on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., and are open to teen and adult writers and aspiring writers. For more information and to sign up, contact frankbeltrano@hotmail.com.  

Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. – Quebec City Women’s Club presentation by Marie-Christine Cadieux who will present an overview of the research that is being done at the Bylot Island research station and how the team was able to overcome the Nunavut lockdown in 2020 and obtain some data from their study site without stepping foot on the island. For more information and to obtain the Zoom link, contact Debbie Stowe (418-844-1840).  

Monday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. Bilingual Comedy Night (Soirée d’humour bilingue) at Pub Saint-Patrick on Rue Saint-Jean, presented by Bill Black and Michael Bourguignon. The stand-up comedy show will feature 10 comedians in an open-mic style, performing five-minute sets. Tickets ($10) are available at the door or online at lepointdevente.com/tickets/soireedhumourbilingue. For more information, see the Facebook event (facebook.com/events/1639147373095363). 

February to May, 2022 – The Club Musical de Québec is now selling individual tickets, as well as subscription packages, to its series of five concerts featuring musicians, singers and instrumentalists from Germany, Finland, France, Hungary, Poland and Switzerland. For complete details, visit clubmusicaldequebec.com/cmq

Feb. 19 to April 24 – The 10th annual Manif d’art – La biennale de Québec, organized in collaboration with the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ), will take place in 34 Quebec City locations under the theme “Les illusions sont réelles.” For details, visit manifdart.org

Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Tempêtes et Passions Viennoiseries V concert takes place at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 31 Rue des Jardins in Old Quebec. For more information and to reserve tickets, visit tempetesetpassions.com

March 2 to 5 – Slava’s Snowshow will be back in Québec City for six presentations at the Salle Albert-Rousseau. The celebrated Russian clown Slava Polunin has prepared another snowy musical spectacle that will charm both old and young. Tickets are now on sale at sallealbertrousseau.com/billetterie or by phone at 418-659-6710. 

 

Community Calendar of Events – January 19, 2022 was last modified: January 18th, 2022 by QCT Editor

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