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Coming of Age: American Art, 1850’s to 1950’s

Part I - The dawn of American Impressionism

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Photo: MNBAQ

It is interesting to follow the century long path that led the United States of America to the point where its major cities have become international art capitals.  The exhibition presently at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Quebec, starts us off with a series of landscape paintings, a su

Summer Organ Concert Series starts this Sunday at Chalmers-Wesley United Church

Picture_8.pngOn Sunday, June 28, at 6:00pm the first of the series of Summer Organ Concerts will take place at Chalmers-Wesley United Church. This is the 20th summer that this series has taken place, organized by Chalmers' Music Director, Alain LeBlond.

 

International miniature art exhibition opens in Levis

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Photo: IAM

Five thousand dollars in prize money was awarded last June 14, at the opening ceremony of the 5th edition of the International miniature art competition in Levis.   The grand prize went to Montreal artist Daniela Zekina.  Her piece (see illustration) is titled Dance with the hours.

Water water everywhere, but..........

Interesting to hear that Mr. Guy Laliberte wants to spend about $30 million to shoot himself into space on a Russian rocket. He certainly has the money, and the thrill seeking personnality for this kind of an endeavor, and I understand his desire to want to go. I also admire M Laliberte for having built a circus empire, and changing the face of circuses all over the world.

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Coronado High School Symphony Strings to perform at Chalmers-Wesley

It's very musical month at Chalmers-Wesley United Church. On Wednesday, June 17th, at 7:00pm, the Coronado High School Symphony String Orchestra, from El Paso, Texas, will be giving a free concert at the church which is located at 78 rue Ste-Ursule in the Old City. All are welcome. 

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Quebec women artists finally getting their recognition

Exhibition at the MNBAQ

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Photo: Musée national des beaux arts du Québec

To my knowledge, there has never been an exhibition on men painters any where or if so, have they been so frequent in most instances that it was not necessary to mention the gender of the artists.

Dahlgren leaves Quebec art outfit for Saskatchewan

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Photo: Kyle Chapman

QCT WINS 1st Place for Best Web Site at the 2009 Annual QCNA Newspaper Awards held in Montreal

Also, 1st Place for Best Newspaper Promotion.

badge.jpgThe Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph has won 1st place for Best Web Site at this years 2009 Quebec Community Newspaper Awards held this year in Montreal on May 22, 2009. The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph began a web site revitalization project in November 2007 at the direction of the new publisher, Mr. Pierre Little.

Feeding the Birds... Journals in Afghanistan

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Photo by: CPL. KYLE GIFFIN, A Black Crowned Finch Lark approaching a bird feeder in the Canadian compound at Camp Mirage in a friendly Middle-Eastern Nation. Despite the presence of cats on the camp to hunt snake-drawing mice, the birds are not deterred.

Where in Quebec...

A fun new site has been launched that poses the question 'How well do you know Quebec City?'

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