Tag Archives: December 1 2021

Candied almonds are perfect treats to share with friends and family after taking in the magic of the German Christmas Market. (Photo by Cassandra Kerwin)

The German Christmas Market returns with Glockenspiel

The German Christmas Market returns with Glockenspiel Cassandra Kerwin cassandra@qctonline.com Christmas magic is spreading across town just as the first snow falls on Quebec City. After nearly two years of…

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Members of the Quebec Art Company re-enacted some of their favourite scenes from Hair during the troupe’s 40th anniversary celebrations. (Photo by Shirley Nadeau)

QAC celebrates 40 years of quality theatre in fine style

QAC celebrates 40 years of quality theatre in fine style Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com Members of the Quebec Art Company (QAC), Quebec City’s premier English-language theatre company, gathered at Holland School…

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City tramway project boss Maude Mercier Larouche is shown in her new office at City Hall. (Photo by Peter Black)

New tramway boss Larouche wants to address citizen concerns

New tramway boss Larouche wants to address citizen concerns Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com Quebec City’s tramway project, like its iconic San Francisco counterpart, has had many ups…

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A Mason jar filled with the basic ingredients for chocolate chip cookies makes a great Christmas gift. (Photo courtesy of Jeffery Hale Community Partners)

Help RISE raise funds for the Christmas Hamper Campaign

Help RISE raise funds for the Christmas Hamper Campaign Submitted by Diane Kameen Members of the RISE program are busy assembling Mason jars filled with the basic ingredients to make…

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People quietly made their way out of the newly renovated sanctuary of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church after the contemplative service of meditative music. (Photo by Shirley Nadeau)

Music and meditation to soothe the soul at St. Andrew’s

Music and meditation to soothe the soul at St. Andrew’s Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com Sometimes, in order to heal our inner turmoil, we need to simply sit, relax and listen to…

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French acrobat Jean- François Gravelet, better known as Charles Blondin, crossed Niagara Falls 300 times and walked more than 10,000 miles on his rope by the time he gave his final performance in 1896. He is seen here during his 1859 crossing. He died of com- plications from diabetes in 1897. In nearly 73 years on this earth, Blondin never had life insurance. No one, he’d always joked, would take the risk. (Source – Smithsonian Magazine) (Image from Wikimedia Commons, public domain)

Memorials and Things of Fame – Dec. 1, 2021

Memorials and Things of Fame Researched and compiled  by Lorie Pierce lorie@qctonline.com November 29, 1827 – The Quebec Gazette Several ships which sailed from here on Friday and Saturday last…

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