September 21 2011 Edition

Way to go ECO-St. Lo!

Photo: Photo: Dominique Routhier

A MacMasterful concert at the Palais Montcalm

Photo: Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Natalie MacMaster closed the Quebec Celtic Festival in typical Cape Breton style on Saturday night.

Challenge Bell crowns its 2011 Champions

Photo: Photo: Marie White

The 19th Challenge Bell, under the ever able direction of Quebec City's Jacques Hérisset and his devoted team, crowned this season's women's tennis champions on September 18 at Laval University's PEPS.

The 2011 singles champion is the Czech Barbara Zahlavova Strycova, 25, who was too strong for the Croatian-born New Zealander Marina Erakovic, 23, beating her 4-6, 6-1 and 6-0 in a tight fi

Allie Mombourquette lives a dream in Quebec City

A visitor in historical Quebec City from culturally rich Cape Breton was bound to draw attention. Allie Mombourquette was in town this past weekend and her schedule was full.

The young fiddler was supposed to play only a tune or two at a Whisky and Tea tasting event. The participants asked for more.

Saint Brigid’s - Jeffery Hale Hospital adapts to need for different levels of care

The MSSS [Ministry of Health and Social Services] recently announced an action plan to improve services for the growing number of seniors who require varying levels of care. As part of this plan, a limited number of long-term care beds in the Capitale-Nationale region may be transformed in order to create a larger number of intermediate-care beds.

The enchanting fantasy realm of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes

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Photo: Ballets Russes

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec recently closed its exhibition entitled the enchanting fantasy realm of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes: When Art Dances with Music.

"Over 80,000 people came, which is a remarkable number given the type of concept-exhibition it was," confirmed Linda Tremblay, in charge of press relations for the Musée.

Eastern Quebec Learning Centre revamps web presence

On September 7, the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre revealed a lively new look - complete with a vibrant, streamlined website, new official logo and new slogan: "Learn it! Do it! Ici, maintenant!"

"We needed to modernize the look of our logo. We've come up with the new logo which represents two people communicating together," says Susie Faguy, the Centre Director.

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

A Day of Rest

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Quebec

Le Vernissage

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Photo: Photo Bill Cox

The invitation I received from a friend to attend the vernissage or opening of an art exhibition by Renée Piché was a much appreciated gift. I had attended such openings before and even held my own exhibitions years ago when I dabbled in oil. Patrons of the art from all over Quebec City came for the opening of Madame Piché's exhibition.

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