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Bedouine’s Demanding Songs Strike Right Balance at José González Show

Review by Daydree Vendette Bedouine opened for José González. She stood left of center on a pared-down stage. Her only props on the stool beside her, a candle and glass

Quebec Literature Reviews

Book Review: All Good Children ISBN 9781459813878

All Good Children By Catherine Austen ISBN: 9781459813878 Price: $14.95 Publisher: Orca Book Publishers Review by Nathalie Peron In the not-so-distant future is New Middletown, a walled city populated by

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Book Review: Baloney – ISBN 9781552453391

Title: Baloney Author: Maxime Raymond Bock Translated by Pablo Strauss ISBN: 9781552453391 Price: $18.95 Publisher: Coach House Books Review by Job Patstone Baloney, a short, snappy story that can be devoured

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Book Review: The Finishing School – ISBN 9780062465580

Title: The Finishing School Author: Joanna Goodman ISBN: 9780062465580 Price: $19.99 Publisher: Harper Collins Review by Nathalie Peron Kersti Kuusk returns to her elite Swiss boarding school two decades after graduation,

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Pouring Despair and Torrential Hope: Andrew Bovell’s Quand la pluie s’arrêtera and the Intricacy of Family Ties

Aurélie Roy for Life in Québec. Written by Australian playwright Andrew Bovell in 2009, Quand la pluis s’arrêtera (original title When the Rain Stops Falling) is presented for the first

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Nourcy and La Ferme de Quatre-Temps join hands in Quebec City

Life in Quebec was invited back to the Commissariat restaurant in Quebec City for a wine and aperitif event to announce that two big names in the food industry here in

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How to create a high-quality, engaging book review?

What is a book review, and how to write it in the best way? Learn our professional tips to make the best book reviews and attract many readers! How to

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The spirit of Christmas arrives at the Grand Théatre in Quebec City

By Job Patstone It’s now official; the Christmas season has been launched in Quebec City. Last night we were invited to assist at a Christmas variety show which brought together

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Ten Strings and a Goatskin Living the Dream

Review by Carrianne Bell, l’Anglicane, Lévis, Friday 24 November, 2017. Who of us doesn’t wish that when we were younger we had followed dreams? Headed off on the road in

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Review: Laurent Paquin – Déplaire

Review by Andrew Greenfield Laurent Paquin entertained a sold out crowd at the Salle Albert-Rousseau in Quebec City last Wednesday. And what a show it was! Armed with a microphone,

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Review: Michael Girard – À contre-sens

By Carrianne Bell You may have heard of Michael Girard. He’s a 36 year old singer from Saguenay. He’s somewhat well-known, with four albums under his belt. In the past

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Review: Théâtre du Trident’s Le cas Joé Ferguson

By Aileen Ruane “The truth is rarely pure and never simple” is an oft-quoted line from Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, but could just as easily apply to

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Notre Dame de Paris coming to Quebec – August 2018

By Job Patstone Wednesday November 1st we were invited to a promotional presentation for the new production of one of Quebec’s most famous and most successful musicals, Notre Dame de

Business Reviews

BeOrigin gin Quebec launch

By Bernard Giroux Franck Sergerie has a vision… and a nose. It is indeed a vision of flavors and aromas, in which a bit of science (or sorcery) comes into