November 8 2017 Edition

Mullin family angel back on her pedestal

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The beautifully restored marble statue of an angel, featured in an article by Cassandra Kerwin published in our Oct. 25, 2017, edition, has now been replaced on the pedestal of the Mullin family monument in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

LHSQ Literary Feast 2017

Louise Penny makes a fond return to the scene of the crime

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Photo: Dylan Page
Best-selling murder mystery novelist Louise Penny returned triumphantly to the scene of one of her most famous literary crimes last week, as the guest speaker at the ninth annual Literary Feast fundraising event for the Morrin Centre.

Will Club Med resort rock the sleeping Massif mountain?

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Once upon a time there was a giant sleeping mountain. It was so big people called it Le Massif, and, just so it wouldn’t be confused with other giant sleeping mountains, they added “de Petite-Rivière-Saint-François.”

Labeaume returns to city hall with fewer votes, new Opposition

Régis Labeaume won his fourth straight election as mayor of Quebec City on November 5, although with a much-reduced popular vote compared to the previous two elections.

Allison Van Rassel premières Brewing Québec

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Allison Van Rassel premièred the first episode of her three-part documentary Brewing Québec, on November 1 at La Korrigane Brasserie Artisanale in Quartier Saint-Roch. Those who attended enjoyed a meal or a beer while watching the program.

The three-part documentary will be available on Van Rassel’s Foodie Québec website come December.

The story behind Avenue de Vimy

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Photo: Submitted photo
Avenue de Vimy is named in honour of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a military engagement fought in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France, during the First World War. 

Memorials and Things of Fame

November 7, 1867 – The Morning Chronicle

International Sacred Music Festival revives the spirits

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
The International Sacred Music Festival (ISMF) presented seven spiritually uplifting concerts over the four days of the series. 

WE are going to Ottawa, courtesy of WestJet!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Fourteen St. Patrick’s High School students got a huge surprise on November 1 after the entire student body had assembled in the school’s gymnasium just before lunch for a pep rally.

OSQ present Bach and Mendelssohn at Palais Montcalm

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

What a wonderful evening of classical music! The musicians of the Orchestre symphonique de Québec, directed by Jean-Claude Picard, with Benjamin Waterhouse at the keyboard of the great Casavant organ, literally blew the audience away with their program of preludes and chorales of Bach on the organ, interspersed with other pieces by Barber, Mendelssohn and Bach played by the orchestra.

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