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Louise Penny confirmed as keynote speaker for 2017 Literary Feast

Photo: Louise Penny, taken in 2009. Credit: Ian Crysler. CHRISTIANE GERMAIN AND LOUISE PENNY COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THE MORRIN CENTRE’S ANNUAL LITERARY FEAST Louise Penny, renowned international author, will be keynote

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The Beat 92.5 launches its first on-demand content: Inspiration Inc.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – May 16, 2017) – In collaboration with National Bank, The Beat 92.5 is proud to announce its first on-demand content. As of today, the first episode of

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Tommy Emmanuel at the Palais Montcalm in Quebec City

Tommy Emmanuel: What a talent! The guitar gods must have been repeatedly somersaulting for joy when this guy entered the world for he is nothing short of incredible. “He’s the

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QAC: Jesus Christ Superstar is coming – casting begins soon!

What’s the buzz? Jesus Christ Superstar is coming – casting begins soon! Want to be part of the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar, one of the top musicals of all

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Mike Paterson: Multi-talented comedian, actor, wrestler, and epic cheese lover to perform in Quebec City at ComediHa!

Mike Paterson, comedian, actor, wrestler, and all manner of other things besides, is to perform in Quebec City during the 2017 edition of the ComediHa! festival. We caught up with

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A flurry of punchlines with the Punch Club

This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per

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Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Trevor Noah among Just For Laughs headliners

In this April 13, 2016 file photo, Kevin Hart, star of the upcoming film “What Now?,” addresses the audience during the Universal Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2016 in Las Vegas.

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ComediHa! 2017 will be here before you know it

By Andrew Greenfield Quebec City’s ComediHa! promises a bumper crop of talent for the 18th edition. The festival will see over 450 artists descend on the region to put on

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Norm Foster’s ‘Self-Help’ presented by the Quebec Art Company, plays it for the laughs

Photo: Natalie Keller, Ladd Johnson, Johanne Morin, and Patrica Grimaud perfect a scene from Norm Foster’s Self-Help. Credit: Normand Brassard / Québec Art Company. By Andrew Greenfield Farce, so say

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Arcade Fire’s Regine Chassagne, Win Butler to receive Quebec cultural honour

QUEBEC — Arcade Fire’s Regine Chassagne and Win Butler are being recognized by Quebec’s government for their roles as cultural ambassadors for the province. The vocalists are among 18 honourees

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Anne-Marie Olivier’s Venir au monde: Life at Full Speed

Review by Aurélie Roy In her latest play, Anne-Marie Olivier, Quebec playwright and director of Le Trident, presents several birthing stories in all their messy beauty. Venir au monde is

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Discovering Wines and Spirits in Québec City

Photo: Salon international des vins et spiritueux de Québec, Centre des congrès, Quebec City. Credit: Claude Cayouette. By Nathalie Peron Québec City (Québec) April 28th, 2017, Centre des congrès de

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ZAZ gets crowd bouncing at Centre Vidéotron

Back in Quebec City for another visit from France, this was her first time on stage at the region’s largest arena. ZAZ, otherwise known as Isabelle Geffroy, loves Quebec and

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Claudine Mercier is back and on form at the Salle Albert-Rousseau

Show review and photo credits: Andrew Greenfield. Playing to a full house at the Salle Albert-Rousseau in Quebec City, Claudine Mercier’s show could be considered a hit. With Mercier now