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Festival of Military Music Parade

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

“Seventy-six trombones led the big parade . . . .” Well, not quite, but I’ll bet there were more than 76 trombones (and a lot of bagpipes) in total during the entire parade.

Madonna: Crazy for you

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Photo: from Madonna’s website

Madonna the Queen of Pop, with over 300 million records sold worldwide is going to perform on the Plains of Abraham this Saturday, September 1.

Countdown to Madonna!

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Quebec Celtic Festival 2012

(Adapted from a press release) The seventh edition of The Quebec City Celtic Festival will be held from August 30 to September 16 on the Chaussée des Écossais, at the Morrin Centre, and in various pubs and bistros in Québec.

Special celebrations mark Sillery’s 375th year

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Robert Dobell (Martin Bernier) poses proudly with the March 12, 1877 issue of The Morning Chronicle.
Photo by Marie White

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101st edition of Expo Québec

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Dog lovers gather at the Base de plein air de Sainte-Foy

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Photo: Marie White

The Société canine de Québec held one of its most prestigious dog shows of the year at the Base de plein air in Sainte-Foy from August 3 to 5. Despite the heat wave, dog lovers gathered happily to enjoy another fun day of dog competitions. Judges Bruce Owen and Sandra Lex came from Ontario to judge the breed confirmation competitions and

New OSQ conductor starts off Classik music festival

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Photo: Alexandre Sheldon

Quebec City’s summer classical music festival began last Wednesday with the first performance of the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec’s new musical director Fabien Gabel.