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Arts and Entertainment for June 29, 2011

June 25 - August 7, (3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. performances) – La mélodie du bonheur, (version française of The Sound of Music) presented by Juste pour rire sur scène, at the Salle Albert Rousseau, 2410 chemin Sainte-Foy. Over 35 actors, singers and dancers on stage. Tickets $88 to $103. Reservations (418) 659-6710.

Newly restored prison cells come alive at the Morrin Centre

Photo: Marie White

The Quebec Common Gaol is the latest historic exhibition in Quebec City. This exhibition depicts the life and times of the people who were imprisoned there, including men, women and children, between 1813 and 1868.

An untraditional twist on tradition: A Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Poll


Mayor Regis Labeaume has announced that all city police officers will be on duty for the Saint-Jean-Baptiste festivities this year, with a specific task of stopping anyone from drinking alcohol outside of designated areas. This year will mark the first time that all alcoholic drinks must be purchased from licensed vendors.

17th Annual Fireworks show at Montmorency Falls

The General Director of Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec Jacques Dupuis recently announced the program of this year’s international fireworks show which takes place in the beautiful setting of Montmorency Falls Park with the falls themselves as a perfect natural backdrop.

Cultural Interlude Brings Together Music, Art, Tea, and the Community


Volunteers at the Cultural Interlude, a High-Tea fundraiser that took place on Sunday


Arts and Entertainment - June 1, 2011June 1 2011 Edition

Saturday, June 4, 8:00 p.m. – The twenty choristers of L’Ensemble de Musique Sacrée de Québec, directed by Richard Duguay, invite the public to a breathtaking and touching musical experience – ILLUMINATION. An a capella choral presentation giving life to great composers of different epoques in an electrifying repertoire.

Newsy Notes for May 25, 2011

The Trinity Anglican Church Women wish to thank everyone who came out and supported our Coffee Party which took place in Colley Hall on the morning of May 7th. It was a success both financially and socially. Thank you one and all! - Marion Blinco

Shannon Historical Society remembers Michael Neville:

The British are coming to the Plains of Abraham!

Photo: from the CARVAQ Web site

On Saturday, June 4, 2011, the Rendez-Vous British Quebec will take place on the charming site of the Plains of Abraham. This is the 13th edition of this British car show, a gathering of people who share their passion for these Lil Brit’ Beauties. The public are most welcome to come and view the entries. The show runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Arts and Entertainment for week of May 25, 2011

May 25, 26, and 27, 8:00 p.m.: Maestro Yoav Talmi’s final concert as artistic director of the OSQ at the Grand Theatre. Le Cadeau d’Adieu de Maestro Talmi will include Beethoven’s Coriolan, ouverture, De Profundis, a creation by Yoav Talmi for the orchestra and choir, and finishing with Beethoven’s magnificent Ninth Symphony, with soloists and choir. Billetech (418) 643-8131.

An evening of insight, inspiration and entertainment at the Morrin Centre

Finding Balance: personally, relationally, and vocationally is the theme of the evening with Gregory Schroeder of IntegroWellness who asks, “If you could find your balance anywhere in life, where would it be? Balance within, in relationships and at work, is better when we strengthen our vision, character and skill.”