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Boeing Boeing lands on Rue du Petit Champlain

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

After a very bumpy ride through turbulent air currents, it felt as if a Boeing 747 had landed at the Théâtre Petit Champlain last week.

Demolition of church building on Grand Allée begins

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Photo: Jonathan Letellier-Black

A fter years of court battles between the city and developer Louis Lessard, the demolition of Église Saint-Coeur-de-Marie on Grande Allée began last week. Workers on a platform suspended from a crane started removing the dome, made of metal and wood, from atop the steeple of the 100-year-old building piece by piece.

Quebec High School class of 2019 Graduation Awards and list of all graduates

 

To see the article by Cassandra Kerwin about the graduation ceremony AND the list of award-winners and graduates, click on this link ... Congratulations to the Quebec High School class of 2019.

 

 

Grande Fête Nationale highlights Quebec culture and family

Photos by Cassandra Kerwin

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Two boys have fun waving the Fleurdelisé at the Grande Fête Nationale concert on the Plains of Abraham. 

 

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Passages Insolites now extends from Lower Town to Saint-Roch

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

A giant incongruous brick ball in an alley, the head of a sad clown caught between two buildings, Louis XIV trapped in an everlasting winter, Alain Côté scoring another controversial goal for the Nordiques, telescopes through which you can read and hear a text across the river in Lévis….

Canada in no rush to get rid of Royals

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Photo: Joel Rouse (Ministry of Defence) and nagualdesign

A central theme in the history of the modern world, if we may be permitted to crunch a millennium into a few words, has been the struggle of ordinary folks to control and, if necessary, turn into celebrities, those who pretend to royalty.

Holy Trinity launches its Midi en Musique concert series

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau from QCT archives

Starting on July 4, the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, at 31 Rue Des Jardins in the Old City, will be hosting a series of eight concerts on Thursday afternoons at 12:30 p.m. Each concert will last about 45 minutes. Admission is free but a voluntary contribution of $10 is suggested.

Fun and games expected at 23rd Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Summer’s here, and Quebec City is preparing for its many festivals. The Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France (FNF) is a favourite for families, historians and re-enactment enthusiasts, who are putting the final touches on their homemade, period-inspired costumes.

After much speculation, Quebecers like the Grand Marché

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On June 20, a few days after the inaugural weekend of the Grand Marché de Québec, Mayor Régis Labeaume, Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbeault, André Lamontagne, minister of agriculture, fisheries and food, and Arthur Cauchon, president of the Coopérative des Horticulteurs, opened the new marketplace officially.

J-C Poitras and Libby Oliver examine fashion statements at MCQ

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Fashion, clothing, photography, cinema, family and travels complete the summer program at the Musée de la Civilisation (MCQ). Until Sept. 20, visitors can admire the significant and influential fashion pieces designed by Jean-Claude Poitras and Libby Oliver’s intimate photographs of people wearing their entire wardrobe.